Dear Honors College students,

 

Below you will find information on how to coordinate your capstone project with your major requirements. We have made every effort to keep this information accurate and up to date. However, you should always discuss your course choices and schedule with your major advisor to verify that you are on track to complete all of your major requirements on schedule.

 

Major name:

Teaching of History

 

DUGS Name & Contact Information:

Professor Robert Johnston

Secondary Education Coordinator

johnsto1@uic.edu

 

 

Students working on their Honors Capstone project can enroll in the following course(s):

Course number

Course Name 

Number of Hours

Required for major

Elective in major

Required to earn Departmental Honors

When to enroll

HIST 399

Independent Study: Special Topics

3

No

No

No

First semester of capstone

HIST 398

Honors Project

3

No

No

Yes

Second semester of capstone

 

Requirements for Departmental/College/Major honors:

The department offers the following two options:

  1. Students who earn a 3.50/4.00 cumulative GPA for all UIC courses and a 3.75/4.00 GPA in all courses taken in the Department of History at UIC will be awarded Departmental Distinction.
  2. Students who earn a 3.25/4.00 cumulative GPA for all UIC courses and 3.50/4.00 GPA in all courses taken in the Department of History at UIC may choose to complete an honors thesis while enrolled in History 398—Honors Project. To qualify for honors, the student must earn at least a grade of B in History 398.