To be eligible for honors work, students must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 or higher and an average of 3.5 or higher in Latin American studies courses. Students are admitted to the departmental honors program by recommendation of a faculty adviser and permission of the director. Students must complete a capstone project. Departmental honors also are awarded to those students maintaining a grade-point average of 3.5 in the major and who complete the requirements for the School of Arts and Sciences honors program. Interested students are encouraged to apply at the department toward the end of their junior year. More detailed information is available in the departmental office.