Why join the Honors College?

 

The Honors College is typically described by our students as offering opportunities, a community of students who have similar learning values and a sense of family who support each other as they pursue their academic, career and personal goals. 

The Honors College has supported student achievement in landing their dream jobs, securing national and international scholarships and receiving full scholarships for graduate study. Honors students are engaged in the community and lead organizations across campus. All of these high impact experiences lead to our students' success.

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Honors Programs

  • Baccalaureate Program

    This is the program route most Honors students take within the college. You'll enroll in Honors courses, participate in service and engagement requirements, and publish your own undergraduate thesis or capstone project at the undergraduate level.

    Program Requirements

  • Associate Program

    If you haven't completed the required prerequisites of the baccalaureate program, you may still be admitted into the Honors Associate Program. You'll need to take at least one course each semester to match the prerequisites until the deficiencies have been managed.

    Program Requirements

  • Individualized Program

    This is available for high–achieving students who wish to change the curriculum requirements for either the bachelor's or associate program.

    To do this, you'll need to prepare a full proposal explaining your reasons and the exact course format you plan to complete.

    Program Requirements