Honors

Departmental Honors

The department awards honors to undergraduates who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement. Students should make their intentions known in writing before the final undergraduate semester, preferably during the junior year. The candidate must achieve a minimum overall grade-point average of 3.25 and a minimum of 3.5 in the major and complete EALC 499 with a grade of B or higher. In EALC 499, the student writes an honors thesis under the supervision of a faculty member. Two faculty members evaluate the thesis.

Contact Info

Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2118
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3100
http://www2.ku.edu/~ealc/
Maggie Childs, Chair
785-864-3100

Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2118
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3100
http://www2.ku.edu/~ealc/
Elaine Gerbert, Undergraduate Coordinator
785-864-9127

Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2118
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3100
http://www2.ku.edu/~ealc/
Keith McMahon, Director of Graduate Studies
kmcmahon@ku.edu
Morgan Swartzlander, Graduate Program Coordinator & Graduate Admissions
mswartz@ku.edu
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