Centennial Honors College

Art

Students may complete an honors curriculum in University Honors, Departmental Honors, or General Honors.  All Honors students must complete the one-hour honors colloquium (GH 299).  General Honors includes General Honors coursework.  Departmental Honors includes honors work in the major.  University Honors combines Departmental and General Honors.  

Honors students in Art must complete all requirements for a major in Art.

Grade Requirements

  • 3.4 overall GPA
  • 3.4 GPA in honors courses
General Honors Requirements
  • Two General Honors seminars (6 semester hours)
  • An honors section of the First Year Experience (3 semester hours) (a General Honors seminar may be substituted in some cases)
  • GH 299 (one semester hour)

Departmental Honors Requirements

  •  GH 299 COFAC Honors Seminar (one semester hour)
  • Required Courses: three semester hours selected from Arts 400H or Arth 485H (Honors Thesis/Project which may be taken as an interdisciplinary Thesis/Project), plus nine semester hours of Art Department 300 level or 400 level courses, also taken as incourse honors, for a total of 12 hours.

University Honors

  • Two General Honors seminars (6 semester hours)
  • An honors section of the First Year Experience (in some cases a General Honors seminar may be substituted)
  • GH 299 COFAC Honors Seminar
  • 9 semester hours of department incourse honors credit at the 300 or 400 level
  • 3 semester hours of Arth 485H or Arts 400H (Honors Thesis/Project which may be taken as an interdisciplinary Thesis/Project)
Department Honors Coordinator:  Keith Holz (DK-Holz@wiu.edu, 298-2563)

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