Why Should I Become An Honors Scholar?

  • Academic, community service, and social opportunities that enhance your intellectual development
  • Opportunities to develop your communication skills, teamwork, and leadership abilities
  • A richer academic environment that does not necessarily mean "harder" or "more work"
  • Competitive edge
    • Great preparation for graduate/professional school or getting a job after college
    • Different types of learning: active, hands-on, creative
    • Transcript recognition of your achievement
  • Benefits
    • Professional/academic advising in your major
    • Priority registration before general population students
    • Innovative learning experiences
  • Community
    • Smaller, Honors-only courses
    • Co-curricular programming across the campus
    • Access to Honors housing in the first year