Program of Study

Honors College Experiential Program

  • HONORS ORIENTATION
    HONS 1990/ 2 points - credit hours
    HONS 2010/ 2 points - credit hours
  • HONORS RESEARCH
    Core Honors course / 3 points - credit hours
    (2) Honors major course / 6 points - credit hours
    HONS 3990 or 3999 / 3 points - credit hours
    Research Presentation at an Academic Conference / 3 points
  • HONORS EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
    Honors Experiential Learning (45 hours) / 3 points
    Honors Leadership (45 hours) / 3 points
    Honors Global Experience (45 hours) / 3 points
  • HONORS PORTFOLIO
    HONS 4990 / 2 points - 1 to 3 credit hours
  • Total Hours for Certification in University Honors 29 points 

Requirements at a Glance

  • HONS 1990 Intro Seminar - 2 credit hours
  • HONS 2010 Honors Colloquium - 2 credit hours
  • Honors Core class - 3 credit hours
  • Honors Experiential Activity - 0 credit hours
  • Honors Leadership Activity - 0 credit hours
  • Honors Global Experience - 0 credit hours
  • Honors Major class - 3 credit hours
  • Honors Major class - 3 credit hours
  • HONS 3999 or 3990 Honors Research Methods - 3 credit hours
  • HONS 4990 Honors Portfolio or Equivalent - 1 to 3 credit hours
  • Research Presentation at an Academic Conference - 0 credit hours

Honors Experiential Activities 

Experiential projects are semester-long activities requiring at least 45 hours. Experiential projects may be substituted for a major requirement with approval of the Dean of the Honors College.

  • Community outreach
  • Study-abroad or semester exchanges
  • Career shadowing and mentoring
  • Internships
  • Undergraduate research or professional scholarship
  • Leadership activities
  • Creative activities and performances