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Dr. Heather C. Galloway, Dean
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Minor in Honors Studies

What is the minor in Honors Studies?

Academic requirements for the minor in Honors Studies:

  • Completion of a minimum of seven honors courses for a total of 21 hours.
  • The 21 hours must include HON 4390A, Senior Seminar, and HON 4390B, Honors Thesis, along with two advanced honors classes (i.e., four of the seven honors courses must be advanced).
  • Completion of HON 4390B includes approval and signature of the Dean of the Honors College and thesis supervising professor (and second reader, if applicable). 
  • Evidence of study abroad/international experience or evidence of cross-cultural competency.  (Write a 2-3 page essay summarizing the experience and exploring insights gained; turn in the essay to Professor Diann McCabe.)


For honors studies minor academic advising, please contact one of the following:

Dr. Heather Galloway, Dean,  Honors College, Galloway@txstate.edu, or click here
Professor Diann McCabe, Director of Academic Development, Honors College, dm14@txstate.edu, or click here