Why The Honors Program?

  • More personalized and enriching academic experience
    • Smaller class sizes in Honors courses
    • Faculty mentoring with Honors-Option Projects
    • Honors 498 courses (1 credit, graded S/NC) to pursue culturally and intellectually compelling (and often timely) topics
    • Experiential learning through field trips and Honors conference participation
  • Honors Scholarship Opportunities
    • Study Abroad Awards ($1000)
    • Exemplary Honors Awards for Sophomores ($500)
    • Exemplary Honors Award for Juniors ($750)
    • Exemplary Honors Award for Seniors ($1000)
    • Fritschler Honors Senior Award ($500)
    • Olsen Honors Senior Award ($500)
  • Competitive Edge
    • Resume builder
    • An advantage in graduate and professional school applications
    • Stronger letters of recommendation
    • Priority Registration
  • Community