Honors Program

The Department of Philosophy and Religion offers a department honors program as well as courses that support the Honors College. This program consists of courses at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. Special honors sections will be designated from the following courses: 1000, 1020, 1100, 2010, 2020. Seniors Honors Thesis, 4510, is offered exclusively as an honors course. Invitation to enrollment in honors courses may be extended to any qualified students and Honors Contracts can be implemented in other PHL and REL courses at the instructors' discretion. To graduate with "honors in [philosophy or religion]," a student must be a major who has completed at least 9 hours of work in departmental honors courses. These courses have at least one course at the 3000 level or above and the course 4510, Senior Honors Thesis. In order to qualify for departmental honors the student must have a combined G.P.A. of 3.4 or above in the major. For additional details regarding honors in philosophy or religion, contact the director of departmental honors, Dr.Randall Reed (reedrw@appstate.edu).