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World Languages Honor Societies

Students may become members of the Chinese, French, German and/or Spanish Honor Societies.  The department holds an evening induction ceremony each spring.  Each language honor society operates under a national charter and has its own requirements for admission. 

National Chinese Honor Society

Students must have a semester average of 90 in Chinese for three consecutive semesters and continue the study of Chinese while they are John Carroll students.

French Honor Society

Students must be in the 3rd semester of French, have a 90 in French in the semester of nomination, have no average lower than 80 in any other major subject, and continue the study of French while they are John Carroll students.

German Honor Society

Students must have completed two years of German or place in a third year class, have a 90 in German, and maintain an overall average of 85.  Students not enrolled in German 4 may not vote or hold office in the society and are not eligible for the senior award in German.

Spanish Honor Society

Students must have a semester average of 90 in Spanish for three consecutive semesters and continue the study of Spanish while they are John Carroll students.