Honours degree

Professor Gregory Rowe in between Honours student Nick Falzon and Vincent DesForges.
Professor Gregory Rowe in between Honours student Nick Falzon and Vincent DesForges.
Our strongest students chose to pursue an Honours degree, which confers distinction and attests to a rigorous course of study. This designation is useful for marking excellent students for admission to graduate school and other professional programs. It is also a testament to a highly successful undergraduate career.

In GRS there are two types of Honours degrees:

Honours in Greek and Roman Studies

(a) 6 units of departmental offerings at the 100 or 200 level.
(b) 24 units of departmental offerings at the 300 or 400 level,including GRS 499.
Total: 30 units.

Honours in Greek and Latin Language and Literature

(a) 9 units of departmental offerings.
(b) 21 units of Greek and/or Latin, including GRS 499.
Total: 30 units. Of these 30 units, at least 21 units must be at the 300 or 400 level.

What do you need to do to graduate with an Honours Degree in Greek and Roman Studies?

Minimum GPA:

- 6.0 (having first taken at least 6 units of GRS courses)

Application:

Send a written request for admission to the Honours program to the GRS Department .

Required undergraduate units:

(a) 6 units of departmental offerings at the 100 or 200 level.
(b) 24 units of departmental offerings at the 300 or 400 level, including GRS 499.

OR

(a) 9 units of departmental offerings.
(b) 21 units of Greek and/or Latin, including GRS 499.
Total: 30 units. Of these 30 units, at least 21 units must be at the 300 or 400 level.

Choose an Honours thesis supervisor:

Consult with GRS faculty members. Get confirmation that they are willing to supervise an Honours thesis. Ask them to contact the Department . Students will be enrolled in the year-long course GRS 499 (3.0 units), normally in their final year.