The Honors Program is governed by the Honors Committee, composed of five faculty members, representing various disciplines, and two students. Chaired by the director of the program, the committee is responsible for establishing long-term goals and themes of the Honors Program; for soliciting, reviewing, and approving all courses which are part of the Honors curriculum; and for reviewing and approving all student applications for admission.
Student Admission to the Honors Program
Entering freshmen may be accepted into the Honors Program by meeting either of the following:
Sophomores and transfer juniors must meet three of the four criteria listed below to be admitted to the Honors Program.
Provisional Admission to the Honors Program
Students may be provisionally admitted to the Honors Program under several circumstances: (1) pending completion of one of the above criteria, (2) transfer students with high grade point averages who have no previous Honors work, or (3) other unanticipated circumstances. Terms for the provisional admission will be set by the Honors Committee at the time of the decision, and must specify the action(s) required and the time-limit for removing the provisional status.
Continuation in the Honors Program
Once admitted, the student must meet the following minimum requirements to continue in the Honors Program.