An incoming student
may enter the Honors Program with a high school GPA of
3.2 and one of the following: an ACT score of 28 in English, an SAT
Critical Reading score of 620, or an AP score of 4 in English.
A currently enrolled ETSU student with less than 30 hours may enter with a B+ in ENGL 1010 (or ENGL 1018) and an overall 3.2 in the first semester, or with the recommendation of the instructor in English 1010/1018.
A currently enrolled ETSU student with 30 or more hours may enter with a 3.3 average in all English courses and a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 for 30-45 hours, a minimum overall GPA of 3.15 for 46-60 hours, or a minimum overall GPA of 3.25 for 61+ hours.
A transfer student with less than 60 hours may enter with a B+ transfer credit for an equivalent of ENGL 1010 and/or 1020 (a B+ average if the student transfers both) and a 3.2 overall GPA.
A transfer student with more than 60 hours may enter the program with a 3.3 average in English courses and a 3.25 overall.
To apply, please download the appropriate
application form from the right column of this web page and submit
Dr. Jesse Graves, Coordinator
Department of Literature and Language
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614-1709