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    College of William & Mary
  Jan 20, 2018
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

ENGL 495 - Honors

Fall, Spring (3) Staff

Honors study in English comprises (a) supervised reading in the field of the student's major interest; (b) presentation two weeks before the last day of classes of the student's graduating semester of an Honors essay or a creative writing project upon a topic approved by the departmental Honors Committee; and (c) oral examination in the field of the students major interest. Students who have not completed ENGL 494  may be admitted only under exceptional circumstances. Creative Writing Honors students may substitute for ENGL 494  either three 300- and/or 400-level Creative Writing courses, or two 300- and/or 400-level Creative Writing courses and a Creative Writing Independent Study (the project of the Independent Study must be different from the proposed Honors project). These three courses must be completed by the end of the junior year. Students not taking ENGL 494  need to take ENGL 475  by the end of the senior year. Creative Writing Honors involves the completion of a sustained project in creative writing. Note: For College provisions governing the Admission to Honors, see catalog section titled Honors and Special Programs.