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Students must apply for admission to the JRNL major. Before applying, students must: 1) Have a minimum of a 2.3 GPA in ENGL 1120 and a Core Social Science course; 2) Complete ENGL 1120, CMJN 2100 or 2103, and a Core Social Science course with a C or better; 3) Successfully pass JRNL 1AA0 or JRNL 1100 with a “B” or better; 4) Complete JRNL 2210 with a “C” or better; 5) Successfully complete 30 hours of degree-applicable course credits (including AP and proficiency credits; and 6) Write a 300-word essay explaining how the applicant expects to contribute to the field of Journalism and his/her career goals. Students who transfer to Auburn University must apply to the JRNL major and complete one semester at Auburn University before applying for admission.

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The Honors College is home to nearly 2,000 bright undergraduate students from across Auburn’s twelve academic colleges and schools. For fall of 2017, the minimum admissions requirements are a high school weighted GPA of 3.85, an ACT score of 29 or an equivalent SAT score of 1290 (old test) or 1350 (new test), and a written essay. The deadline for completion of the by-invitation-only Honors College application is January 15th. Selected students complete 30 hours of honors credits, including honors core, departmental, and contract courses; faculty-led honors seminars; honors research seminars; graduate-level classes; and honors study and travel courses, participation courses, and interdisciplinary courses. Participating students graduate as either University Honors Scholars or Honors Scholars, with the designation noted on transcripts and diplomas. The medal bestowed upon each student symbolizes a passion for excellence throughout college.


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The Department of English welcomes qualified applicants from outside the US. International applicants must meet the same standards of admission as other applicants and submit the same application materials, including GRE General Test scores: please visit our page for more information on the application process. In addition, international applicants must meet a minimum set of language and financial requirements as established by the Auburn University Graduate School. These requirements are described in more detail below.