24 credit hours over four years

Honors courses

15 credit hours minimum that carry the honors attribute (may also satisfy core or other requirements)

Research component

9 credit hours

  • 3 hours Honors Research Colloquium [HNRS350 -- usually spring of junior year]
  • 6 hours Honors Thesis/Project [HNRS400/410 -- typically in the senior year]


Prior to graduation, students must complete 100 hours of service either through a specified course with a service component or through an individual contract devised with the Honors Program director as HNRS300.