Chinese Studies Honors Program

A Chinese Studies major must meet the minimum requirements for admission into the honors program:
  1. Junior standing.
  2. A GPA of 3.5 or better in the major.
  3. Overall GPA of 3.2 or better.
  4. Recommendation from a faculty sponsor who is familiar with the student's work and a signed agreement to support the student in a mentor capacity. 
  5. Completion of at least four approved upper-division courses by the Chinese Studies Program.
  6. Completion of at least one year of Chinese language or equivalent knowledge.
Students who qualify for honors must consult and written approval from a faculty mentor, submit a proposal, complete the appropriate form(s), enroll and complete a two-quarter sequence of directed study (CHIN 196) during which they define a research project, carry out the research and complete a senior thesis and presentation if required by the faculty mentor.
The completed thesis will be evaluated by a committee consisting of the student's thesis advisor and one other faculty member.