The University Honors Program provides students of high academic ability in all majors an opportunity to enhance their college educational experience with challenging and provocative courses as well as opportunities for cultural enrichment, semester internships, and study abroad programs. Honors faculty, the honors director, the provost, and the honors student representatives comprise the Honors Advisory Council, which makes policy and offers guidance to the program. Elected students comprise the Student Honors Advisory Council, which plans and executes extracurricular activities, including luncheons, service projects, and cultural events.
Applications for the honors program must complete the online honors program application. Acceptance in the honors program is based on the following criteria:
Honors applicants who meet these criteria are offered admission into the honors program and an honors scholarship. Scholarship award amounts are determined after a review of the honors application package.
Honors students enter the University Honors Program, which is open to students of any major. The program consists of 30 hours of required honors credit.
Honors Curriculum (51 hours)
Students who enter the honors program will receive advanced standing credit as follows.
Only courses that are accepted as honors credit will apply toward the 30 hour honors course requirement. Students with 60 or more hours of credit must complete a minimum of 15 hours of honors courses offered at the university.