Honors Application

Applications are accepted beginning in March.

The English Honors Program is designed for English majors who would like to do advanced, original work culminating in an honors thesis (40-60 pages) in their senior year. For admission, students should have completed 12 credits in English, including Eng. 205Z, 210 and one 300-level course. They should have an overall average of at least 3.25 and 3.5 in English. Students admitted to the program are encouraged to take the junior honors seminar (ENG 399Z) in the Spring semester preceding the thesis year.

To apply for the Honors Program: Fill out the form below and separately submit a sample of your strongest critical writing via email to the Honors Program Director. Use the subject line Honors Writing Sample, and attach smaple in Word format. You must apply by the posted application due date during Fall of your Junior year as the Honors Program courses begin in the Spring semester of your Junior year. Send writing sample and/or questions to Ineke Murakami, HU344, email address: imurakami@albany.edu.

 

DATE
NAME
EXPECTED GRADUATION DATE
OVERALL GPA
MAJOR GPA
EMAIL

ENGLISH AND OTHER LITERATURE COURSES TAKEN

In the spaces below include information for the following courses: ENG205Z, ENG210, ENG305Z, ENG310, ENG302Z and ENG402Z. For each of these courses you have taken write "c" for completed, "ip" for a course you have in progress currently, or "r" for a course for which you are registered for the upcoming semester. Be sure to include all requested information. If there are any of these courses that you have not taken simply identify the course in a row below and leave the rest of the row blank.
Course Title Instructor Grade Semester

Name of one or more professors who you think may be familiar with the quality of your work: