Honors Program Course Requirements

  • Curriculum

    All of the Honors Program requirements provide high-achieving students like you with a challenging curriculum suited to your needs, interests and abilities.

    • 15 Honors credits (five (5) classes), all of which have general education/LASC designations:
      • Honors 200 Colloquium – A topical, writing-intensive course taken fall of Freshman year
      • Honors 492 Capstone – Development of an intellectual and/or professional written project that demonstrates your accomplishments in the program taken Senior year.
      • Three (3) Honors 300 level courses (can substitute one major course using the honors-contract)
    • Up to 8 credits Honors 102 Encounters – You are expected to register for a one-credit Honors 102 Encounters course every semester you are in the program (freshmen may count FYE for HON 102 in the fall).
      • Honors encounters includes attendance and reflection on a variety of campus activities, performances, lectures, etc.
      • Honors encounters can by earned by:
        • Learning abroad;
        • Foreign language beyond major requirements;
        • Independent research or creative work beyond required coursework