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[Honors at Alabama]


Dr. Fran Oneal, Director
Office: 113 Temple Tutwiler Hall

Established by The University of Alabama in 1997 for highly motivated UA undergraduates in all divisions of The University of Alabama, the International Honors Program (IHP) recognizes the importance of international education as preparation for life and work in the 21st century. IHP provides the opportunity to combine the acquisition of knowledge of foreign countries and cultures with language study and overseas travel. IHP does not constitute a major or minor; participants must major or minor in established departments. Successful completion of the program will be designated on each student's transcript and diploma as "International Honors" upon graduation.

Admission to IHP requires normal undergraduate admission to The University of Alabama and also an application for acceptance to IHP. An applicant to IHP should have an ACT score of at least 26 or an SAT score of at least 1190. Students who do not quality for immediate admission to the program may apply for admission after completing one semester's coursework with a 3.0 GPA.

IHP coursework involves 15 hours of courses and foreign language study. Each student must also spend at least one academic semester or two summer terms abroad, engaged in study or research or in an internship/cooperative work experience, for which he or she will receive at least 6 hours' credit. Continuing participation in the program requires a minimum 3.0 GPA.

For more information, contact The University of Alabama, International Honors Program, Box 870169, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0169; 113 Temple Tutwiler Hall; (205) 348-5554;

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