Students will be eligible to graduate with Major Honors if they have fulfilled all the following requirements:

  1. maintained at least a 3.33 overall grade point average at Trinity;
  2. maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average in their major in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology;
  3. completed a Senior Thesis over the course of two semesters, enrolling in and successfully completing ANTH 4395 or SOCI 4395 in two consecutive semesters prior to graduation.,
  4. made an oral presentation of the Senior Thesis to the members of their Thesis Committee and the Chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology;  and
  5. been unanimously recommended for graduation with Major Honors by the Thesis Committee and the Chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

To be considered for graduation with Major Honors, students should address a written request for consideration to the chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology no later than the end of the first full week of their penultimate semester at Trinity.