Courses required for University Honors
General Education Goal:1 Intellectual and Practical Skills (2 credit hours)
HNRS 110 Introduction to Honors I - 1 credit hour
HNRS 111 Introduction to Honors II - 1 credit hour
Two semesters of Introduction to Honors (HNRS 110 and HNRS 111) are required of first year students accepted to the University Honors Program. One semester of Introduction to Honors (HNRS 111) is required for all transfer students who transfer in 28 or more credit hours and are accepted to the University Honors Program. Substitutions of one or two semesters of Friends Experience (GNST 110 and GNST 111) will be accepted for advanced or transfer students who are approved to pursue University honors after having completed their Friends Experience requirements. The HNRS 110 and 111 sequence will, like GNST 110 and 111, satisfy the Intellectual and Practical Skills general education requirement (Goal 1).
All other general education requirements (Goals 2-8) for undergraduate students will be the same for students admitted to the University Honors Program.
Additional Honors Program Requirements
HNRS 310 Honors Seminar (6 credit hours)
Two semesters (totaling 6 credit hours) of Honors Seminar (HNRS 310) must be completed prior to the student taking Honors Senior Project (HNRS 410). Exceptions to this schedule, but not the credit requirements may be made at the discretion of the Director of the Honors Program.
HNRS 410 Honors Senior Project (3 credit hours or 1.5 + 1.5)
An Honors Senior Project, the product of a 3-credit hours research-based course, must be completed during the student’s senior year, either as a single semester class (for 3 credit hours) or as a two-semester sequence (for 1.5 credit hours each semester). Exceptions to this schedule may be made a the discretion of the Director of the Honors Program.