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Sociology and Anthropology

SOAN Honors Policy

The department grants honors to students with a 3.500 GPA in the major and an outstanding senior thesis. Theses considered for honors are reviewed by at least two faculty members.

Theses awarded honors demonstrate excellence in all of the following areas:

 • Clarity of argument

 • Grounding in sociological, anthropological and/or related theoretical traditions

 • Thorough bibliographic grasp of relevant literature

 • Support by valid methods and robust evidence

 • Communication in polished and persuasive writing

Sociology and Anthropology

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