All students must meet the following requirements to receive the Honors Degree. All courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better to count for Honors and Core.
In order to graduate with an Honors degree, students must have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.33 at the time of graduation.
- HONR 101 and D101 Western Traditions I (6 credit hours)
- HONR 102 and D102 Western Traditions II (6 credit hours)
- HONR 203 United States Experience (3 credit hours)
- HONR 204 Science and Society (3 credit hours)
- HONR 301 Moral Responsibility (3 credit hours)
- HONR 208, 209, 210, 212 or 216 Area Studies courses (Choose 2 courses - 3 credit hours each)
- Satisfying Area Studies requirements when Studying Abroad:
- PLSC 100/HONR 216B "Political Theory/Encountering Europe" course will be offered at the Rome Center, Summer Session 1, 2015. This course will satisfy one Area Studies Requirement.
- Students who demonstrate that they have completed all the requirements for the Ricci Scholars Program are automatically awarded credit for two area studies courses.
Honors students considering studying abroad should review the Fellowship Office information on the Gilman Scholarships, Boren Scholarships, and Critical Languages Scholarships. Please see Lisa Knepshield, Fellowship Coordinator, to discuss these awards, some of which have a campus review or selection process.
- The Fellowship Office also provides information on other study abroad programs specific to country or geographic area, such as awards to Germany from the DAAD or Latin and South America from the Organization of American States; and specific to fields of study, such as the Whitaker program for students in bioengineering.