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Requirements

2019-Present

Honors Program Requirements (2019-Present)

  1. The Honors Program requires a total of 16 credit hours of coursework.
  2. Students must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA.
  3. Students must receive a minimum ‘B’ grade in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy Honors Program requirements.
The Honors Program requires a total of 16 credit hours of coursework:

Required Coursework (5 credit hours):

5 credit hours of any HNRS courses offered through the Pennoni Honors College. Options include:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works
  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study

Additional Coursework (11 credit hours):

Students must complete 11 credit hours of additional courses. Students may choose electives from the pre-approved list below:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works
  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study
  • Honors Option Projects
  • Honors Sections
  • A maximum of 6 graduate credits may be applied to their Honors Program elective requirements
  • For any courses not on this list, students must seek prior approval from their Honors Academic Advisor

*Any credit taken beyond the required coursework may count towards the additional coursework requirement.

Honors with Distinction Requirements (2019-Present)

  1. Honors with Distinction requires a total of 24 credit hours of coursework.
  2. Students must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
  3. Students must receive a minimum ‘B’ grade in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy Honor Program requirements.

Honors with Distinction requires a total of 24 credit hours of coursework:


Required Coursework (10 credit hours):

10 credit hours of any HNRS courses offered through the Pennoni Honors College. Options include:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works
  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study  

Additional Coursework (14 credit hours):

Students must complete 14 credit hours of additional courses. Students may choose from the pre-approved list below:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works*
  • HNRS 300, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study
  • Honors Option Projects
  • Honors Sections
  • A maximum of 12 graduate credits may be applied to their Honors with Distinction additional coursework requirements.
  • For any courses not on this list, students must seek prior approval from their Honors Academic Advisor.

*Any credit taken beyond the required coursework may count towards the additional coursework requirement.

2016-2018

Honors Program Requirements (2016-2018)

  1. The Honors Program requires a total of 16 credit hours of coursework.
  2. Students must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA.
  3. Students must receive a minimum ‘B’ grade in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy Honors Program requirements.
The Honors Program requires a total of 16 credit hours of coursework:

Required Coursework (3 credit hours):

  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia

Additional Coursework (13 credit hours):

Students must complete 13 credit hours of additional courses. Students may choose electives from the pre-approved list below:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works
  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study
  • Honors Option Projects
  • Honors Sections
  • A maximum of 6 graduate credits may be applied to their Honors Program elective requirements.
  • For any courses not on this list, students must seek prior approval from their Honors Academic Advisor.

*Any credit taken beyond the required coursework may count towards the additional coursework requirement.

Honors with Distinction Requirements (2016-2018)

  1. Honors with Distinction requires a total of 24 credit hours of coursework.
  2. Students must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA..
  3. Students must receive a minimum ‘B’ grade in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy Honor Program requirements.
Honors with Distinction requires a total of 24 credit hours of coursework:

Required Coursework (10 credits):

10 credit hours of any HNRS courses offered through the Pennoni Honors College. Options include:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works
  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study

Additional Coursework (14 credit hours):

Students must complete 14 credit hours of additional courses. Students may choose electives from the pre-approved list below:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works
  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study
  • Honors Option Projects
  • Honors Sections
  • A maximum of 12 graduate credits may be applied to their Honors with Distinction additional coursework requirements.
  • For any courses not on this list, students must seek prior approval from their Honors Academic Advisor.

*Any credit taken beyond the required coursework may count towards the additional coursework requirement.

2013-2015

Honors Program Requirements (2013-2015)

  1. The Honors Program requires a total of 16 credit hours of coursework.
  2. Students must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA.
  3. Students must receive a minimum ‘B’ grade in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy Honors Program requirements.
The Honors Program requires a total of 16 credit hours of coursework:

Required Coursework (3 credit hours):

  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia

Additional Coursework (13 credit hours):

Students must complete 13 credit hours of additional courses. Students may choose electives from the pre-approved list below:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works
  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study
  • Honors Option Projects
  • Honors Sections
  • A maximum of 6 graduate credits may be applied to their Honors Program elective requirements.
  • For any courses not on this list, students must seek prior approval from their Honors Academic Advisor.

*Any credit taken beyond the required coursework may count towards the additional coursework requirement.

Honors with Distinction Requirements (2013-2015)

  1. Honors with Distinction requires a total of 32 credit hours of coursework.
  2. Students must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA..
  3. Students must receive a minimum ‘B’ grade in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy Honor Program requirements.

Required Coursework (6 credit hours):

  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*

Additional Coursework (26 credit hours):

Students must complete 26 credit hours of additional courses. Students may choose electives from the pre-approved list below:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works
  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study
  • Honors Option Projects
  • Honors Sections
  • A maximum of 12 graduate credits may be applied to their Honors with Distinction additional coursework requirements.
  • A maximum of 8 capstone credits (with an A- average or higher) may be applied to their Honors Program elective requirements.
  • For any courses not on this list, students must seek prior approval from their Honors Academic Advisor.

*Any credit taken beyond the required coursework may count towards the additional coursework requirement.

2010-2012

Honors Program Requirements (2010-2012)

  1. The Honors Program requires a total of 16 credit hours of coursework.
  2. Students must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA.
  3. Students must receive a minimum ‘B’ grade in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy Honors Program requirements.

Required Coursework (3 credit hours):

Students must complete 16 credit hours of courses. Students may choose electives from the pre-approved list below:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works
  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study
  • Honors Option Projects
  • Honors Sections
  • A maximum of 6 graduate credits may be applied to their Honors Program elective requirements.
  • For any courses not on this list, students must seek prior approval from their Honors Academic Advisor.

*Any credit taken beyond the required coursework may count towards the additional coursework requirement.

Honors with Distinction Requirements (2010-2012)

  1. Honors with Distinction requires a total of 32 credit hours of coursework.
  2. Students must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA..
  3. Students must receive a minimum ‘B’ grade in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy Honor Program requirements.

Required Coursework (32 credit hours):

Students must complete 32 credit hours of additional courses. Students may choose electives from the pre-approved list below:

  • HNRS 200, Introduction to the Honors Program
  • HNRS T480, Great Works
  • HNRS 301, Honors Colloquia*
  • HNRS 302, Honors Symposium
  • HNRS I399, Independent Study
  • Honors Option Projects
  • Honors Sections
  • A maximum of 12 graduate credits may be applied to their Honors with Distinction additional coursework requirements.
  • A maximum of 8 capstone credits (with an A- average or higher) may be applied to their Honors Program elective requirements.
  • For any courses not on this list, students must seek prior approval from their Honors Academic Advisor.

*Any credit taken beyond the required coursework may count towards the additional coursework requirement.