Centennial Honors College

University Advising

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 (GH 299). 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 who have not yet declared a major may still work on the Lower Division Honors requirements by taking General Honors classes. General Honors tutorials and seminars count toward General Education requirements. General Honors seminars are found in categories I, II, III, IV, and V of the General Education Curriculum.

  • GH courses ending in 01 are in the humanities
  • GH courses ending in 02 are in the social sciences
  • GH courses ending in 03 or 04 are mathematics and natural sciences
  • GH courses ending in 07 are multicultural/crosscultural

The following honors seminars also count as General Honors courses: A&S 210H (multicultural/crosscultural), Religious Studies 201H(multicultural/crosscultural or humanities), and Communication 241H (communication skills).

Grade Requirements

  • 3.4 overall GPA
  • 3.4 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

  • The appropriate discipline specific requirements in the major
  • GH 299

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 299The appropriate discipline specific requirements in the major