The mission of the Honors Program is to create an intensive learning community that will foster academic excellence, encourage civic action, and inspire the University's top students to become strong leaders on campus and in our community.
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Honors students must maintain a 3.5 GPA and remain in good standing with the University. Additionally, students must fulfill the following academic and co-curricular requirements:
- Pass 7 Honors Courses, including:
Four (4) Introductory-level Honors Courses in the IGED Program
Two (2) Intermediate Honors Courses in Major by course contract
One (1) Senior Capstone Project within the student’s major
Additionally, each year, all Honors Students must complete 48 hours of service and participate in eight (8) Honors Activities sponsored by the Honors Program.