Centennial Honors College

Nursing

Students may complete an honors curriculum in University Honors, Upper Division Honors, or Lower Division Honors. All Honors students must complete the one-hour honors colloquium (GH299). Lower Division Honors includes General Honors coursework. Upper Division Honors includes honors work in the major. University Honors combines Upper and Lower Division Honors.

Honors students in Nursing must complete all requirements for the Nursing major.

Grade Requirements

  • 3.5 overall GPA
  • 3.5 GPA in honors courses

Lower Division Honors Requirements

  • Two General Honors seminars (6 semester hours)
  • An honors section of the First Year Experience (3 semester hours) (a General Honors seminar may be substituted in some cases)
  • GH 299 (one semester hour)

Upper Division Honors Requirements

  • GH 299
  • Participate in 15 sh credits of research oriented Honors Courses.
  • Complete Honors project in NURS 408H Nursing Research.
  • Complete Honors project in NURS 422H Adult and Child II.
  • Complete Honors project in NURS 424H Adult and Child III. This involves writing a thesis under the supervision of one or more faculty members based on research completed while enrolled in NURS 422H. Satisfactory defense of the thesis before the faculty honors advisor and School of Nursing Honors Committee is required for credit, as well as, participation in WIU Research day.

University Honors

  • Two General Honors seminars (6 semester hours)
  • An honors section of the First Year Experience (in some cases a General Honors seminar may be substituted)
  • GH 299
  • 3 semester hours of Honors Course (NURS 408H)
  • 5 semester hours of Honors Course (NURS 422H)
  • 7 semester hours of Honors Course (NURS424H)