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Study Abroad: Exploring Business in China (Summer 2020)

This study abroad program takes students to three major cities in China: Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai. The trip provides a unique opportunity for students to obtain first-hand experience observing business practices in China and communicating with local professionals, business school students and the general public. 

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Spring 2020 Honors Courses

Visit this page for information on selecting your Honors course for spring, including how to see all available Honors courses in STAR, as well as course descriptions for select Honors courses. 

Check the Registrar's website for information on your priority registration date. 

This page will be updated as information becomes available on course changes and new course offerings.

HONR 205D - Short History of Money

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Undergraduate Students Needed to Work in Labs

West Virginia Health Sciences Center was recently awarded an 11 million dollar grant to study the effects of surrounding cells and tissue on tumor development. This grant is to support the newly founded Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Center for Biomedical Research Excellence.

The funding provides the opportunity for up to five undergraduate students to work in various labs focused on the microenvironment surrounding different cancers. This opportunity will be a paid internship. Additional positions may be available that can be used for completion of Honors credit or an Honors thesis without pay. Contact Dr. Paul Lockman at with any questions or to express interest in the opportunity.

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2019 Summer Assignment Rubric

All first-year Honors students are required to complete the summer reading assignment as their first assignment for their HONR 298o orientation course. The assigned book for fall 2019 is  Educated by Tara Westover.  See the essay prompts here. Find answers to your frequently asked questions about the summer assignment, followed by the summer reading assignment grading rubric for fall 2019. Learn how to use the APA citation format here.

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