To complete the Honors Program a minimum of 21 honors credits are required.
- At least 18 credits of honors classes (6 courses)
- A senior honors project, 3-4 credits
Study abroad is encouraged. One study abroad course chosen in consultation with the honors adviser may be substituted for one of the second or third-year courses.
- First Year 6 credits
Fall semester: English 121, Honors Composition: Literature & Ideas, 3 credits
Comm 111, Honors Public Speaking, 3 credits
Spring semester: Comm 111, Honors Public Speaking, 3 credits,
a 2nd-year honors colloquium (see below)
- Second and Third Years 12 credits (one 3 cr. course each of four semesters)
A minimum of four interdisciplinary seminars or colloquia. These are thematic seminars focusing on a wide range of issues or problems and taught under the general titles of HON 340, Colloquium in the Humanities; HON 341, Colloquium in the Social Sciences; and HON 342, Colloquium in the Sciences.
Some examples of the honors colloquium.
- Fourth Year 3-4 credits
A senior honors project under the guidance of a faculty member in the discipline and an honors adviser.