SAM Format Required Details
Honors, if eligible Yes Requires a cumulative 3.5 GPA overall and 3.7 GPA within the department. Requires a lengthier and more substantial thesis.
Senior Seminar Yes Yes, but the seminar, Rhetoric 387, happens during students’ junior year.
Thesis Required Yes  
Oral Thesis Defense Yes Primarily thesis defense but may include other areas. Includes two faculty.
Oral Exam No  
Written Exam(s) No  
Pre-Thesis Oral No