Special Honors in Arts and Entertainment Technologies

The Honors Program in Arts and Entertainment Technologies gives outstanding arts and entertainment technologies students an opportunity to undertake an advanced research and writing project under the supervision of a faculty member. The notation “Special Honors in Arts and Entertainment Technologies” appears on the transcript of each graduate who completes the program.

Admission to the Program

The honors program is available to qualified students pursuing the degree of Bachelor of Science in Arts and Entertainment Technologies. At the beginning of the junior year, an interested arts and entertainment technologies student should apply to the honors advisor for admission to the program. The criteria for admission are

  1. Completion of at least 60 semester hours of college credit.
  2. A university grade point average of at least 3.50.
  3. Completion of Arts and Entertainment Technologies 304 with a grade of at least A-.
  4. Completion of Arts and Entertainment Technologies 310 with a grade of at least A-.
  5. Approval of the honors advisor, who is responsible for maintaining the high standards for admission to and completion of the program.

Current juniors (either by credits or by year) are eligible to apply by October 30. If you would like help determining your eligibility, please contact Academic Advisor Doris Gilbert.

If you believe you meet the requirements and would like to apply to the honors program, please contact Professor MJ Johns to schedule a meeting.

Graduation with Special Honors in Arts and Entertainment Technologies

To complete the program, students must meet the following requirements by the end of the semester in which they graduate.

  1. Graduation from the arts and entertainment technologies program.
  2. Completion in residence at the University of at least 60 semester hours of coursework counted toward the degree.
  3. A university grade point average of at least 3.50.
  4. A grade point average of at least 3.60 in all arts and entertainment technologies courses taken at the University.
  5. Completion of Arts and Entertainment Technologies 170, Research Methods Proseminar.
  6. Approval of the honors advisor or a designate.
  7. Completion of Arts and Entertainment Technologies 378H, Honors Senior Thesis with a grade of A. This conference course, in which the student researches and produces a thesis, may not be counted toward the minimum number of hours of AET required for the degree.
  8. Completion of one of the following courses with a grade of A:
  9. Submission of a departmental honors degree audit application to the Office of the Dean of the College of Fine Arts. This degree audit application may be submitted when the student is admitted to the honors program; it must be on file when the student applies for graduation. Failure to meet this requirement will preclude graduation with special honors in arts and entertainment technologies.
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