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Honors Program

The School of Arts & Letters supports the Texas Wesleyan Departmental Honors Program. In the Departmental Honors program, students will work individually with professors to develop research projects in their major field of study. Check out the Arts & Letters majors included in the program and the requirements for each.

How do I apply?

To be a part of the Departmental Honors Program, you'll have to submit an application and meet the admission requirements. Visit the Departmental Honors website to download your application today.

Completing the Program

To finish the program, you'll have to submit a reflective essay about your research project and your experience in the program. You'll also need to turn in a writing sample from one of your honors courses. Visit the Departmental Honors website for specific deadlines.

Spanish

To qualify for Honors in Spanish, students will need to enroll in one of the following courses: SPN 3301H, SPN 3311H or SPN 4369H. Students must successfully complete that work before they can enroll in the sequel course SPN 4370H.

3301H Survey of Spanish Literature

Prerequisite: SPN 1341, 1342, 2313, 2314, or the equivalent and acceptance in the Spanish Departmental Honors Program

This survey course is designed to introduce the student to important authors and literary currents of Spain, to give them practice in reading essays, poetry, drams, and fiction written in Castilian Spanish and to direct them Course Descriptions/Spanish 353 toward applying critical/analytical literary concepts to the readings.

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to discuss the works read in class from the following critical perspectives: narrative point of view, plot development, characterization, language, themes, style, structure and tone. In addition, the student will be able to identify and discuss characteristics, authors, and works of the following literary currents in Spain: neoclasicismo, Romanticismo, naturalismo, modernismo, and La generacion del ’98.

3311H Survey of Spanish-American Literature

Prerequisite: SPN 1341, 1342, 2313, 2314, or the equivalent and acceptance in the Spanish Departmental Honors Program

As part of the Wesleyan Honors Program, this literature course offers students the opportunity to study more in-depth representative Spanish-American literature from the Pre-Columbia period to the present.

4369H Hispanic-American Literature

Prerequisite: SPN 1341, 1342, 2313, 2314, or the equivalent and acceptance in the Spanish Departmental Honors Program

As part of the Wesleyan Honors Program, this literature course offers students the opportunity to study novels, short stories, poetry, film and essays of Spanish-speaking peoples in greater depth, with an emphasis on Chicano literary art and criticism.

4370H Honors Research Seminar and Thesis

Prerequisite: SPN 3301H, SPN 3311H, or SPN 4369H

The sequel to both SPN 3311H and SPN 4369H, this research-based course provides students an opportunity to concentrate on a particular idea, reading, writer, concept, or theory, culminating in an extensive thesis that the department faculty assesses.

University Honors

Want to participate in the University Honors Program? Visit the University Honors' website to see the admission requirements, required courses and policies.

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