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Program Requirements

Students who complete the requirements of the University Honors Program receive the distinction of "University Honors" on their transcripts and permanent records upon graduation. To graduate with University Honors, students:classroon

check mark Complete 24–26 credits of Honors courses (usually 1 course per semester)

  • Honors 100, the first-year Honors seminar (1 credit)
  • 8 Honors courses (22-24 credits)
    • some combination of Honors colloquia and Honors electives
    • at least two courses at the 300-level
  • Honors 400, the senior Honors seminar (1 credit)

check mark Attain Total and Resident Grade Point Averages of 3.5 or higher upon graduation.

Please note: 

  • Honors Program courses may not be audited nor may they be taken for a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grade.
  • Honors courses are not extra courses.  All Honors courses count toward requirements for General Education, major, or other requirements.  
  • All credits earned in University Honors courses count toward university graduation requirements even if a student does not complete Honors program requirements.