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Curriculum (H1-H8)

Honors Course Requirements

The Honors College has eight Honors Course Requirements which are detailed in the following table. Students must earn a B or better in an Honors Course in order for it to count towards their H1-H8 requirements. The eight courses are not extra courses. These are enhanced courses that will satisfy a student's major requirements.

Requirement Can be met by earning a B or better.
H1 First Year Seminar in Honors
If necessary, this may be replaced by taking a dedicated honors AH/SS general education course.
H2 Honors College Writing II
If necessary, this may be replaced by taking a Dedicated Honors AH/SS general education course.
H3 Any Dedicated Honors Course.
H4 Either:
  • Honors Seminar or
  • Honors General Education course (but not from the same Dept. as H3)
H5 Either:
  • Honors-By-Contract with a 3000/4000 level course
  • Dedicated Honors Course at the 3000/4000 level
  • Graduate Course
H6 Honors Seminar
H7 Either:
  • Independent study leading to an Honors Thesis
  • Independent study leading to an Honors Project
  • Project based capstone course w/ Honors add-on (see Honors Advisor)
  • 3000/4000 level Dedicated Honors Course
  • Graduate course
H8 Either:
  • Independent study leading to an Honors Thesis
  • Independent study leading to an Honors Project
  • Project based capstone course w/Honors add-on (see Honors Advisor)

Note: Any deviation from the H1-H8 requires an approved Honors Petition Form (pdf).