Liberal Studies Program

Honors Courses

Honors student Chequita Brooks hard at work in the labMost Honors courses parallel the Liberal Studies Program curriculum; therefore, they are not additional requirements needed to complete a degree program.  Honors credits correspond to the number of hours for the course.

Honors courses differ from regular courses in that they are:

  • Smaller than regular courses (not exceeding 21 students);
  • Taught by specially selected faculty members who have been chosen in consultation with the dean, the director of Honors Advising, and department heads;
  • Discussion-based courses, where lecturing is avoided;
  • Courses designed with challenging, creative assignments that may lead to undergraduate research projects

For an idea of Honors courses offered, view the course offerings:

Pictured above right: Honors student Chequita Brooks hard at work in the lab.


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