University Honors is designed to bring the most academically talented students and the most outstanding faculty members together in intimate, challenging seminars.

Students successfully completing the University Honors Program will demonstrate:

  • Understanding of how to locate information and think critically about the big questions—contemporary and perennial—that confront individuals and society
  • Professional quality written and oral communication skills
  • Critical understanding of the relationships between the humanities, arts, and sciences, and society
  • Appreciation of different modes of scholarship in the university
  • Competitiveness in applications for prestigious scholarships, graduate and professional schools, and jobs
  • Skills, habits, and the ethical framework to be productive and be compassionate global citizens who contribute to positive change

Our mission