Requirements for Graduation

Program Planning Guideline for Honors students intending to obtain a BAH, BMH, or BSH degree. A minor in Honors of 21 hours is required for this degree: four required courses and three electives. Remember: Most Honors 200 level courses DOUBLE COUNT for general education courses. The exact “double-counting” is listed under the course offerings link.

Courses Required during Freshman Year: (taken in sequence if possible)

  • First Semester:
    • HON 201H
  • Second Semester:
    • HON 203H

Courses Suggested during Freshman Year:

  • First Semester: (2 of the following)
    • ENG 102H
    • COM 203H
    • BIO 107H
    • ECO 110H
    • HON 251 Oxbridge Course
  • Second Semester: (2 of the following)
    • ENG 102H
    • HON 250 Hybrid Course
    • HON 251 Oxbridge Course

Courses Suggested during Sophomore Year:

  • Complete any remaining HON 250 free elective courses to be taken (9 hrs. required for the degree)
  • Seriously consider the Oxbridge Lecture Course (HON 251)
  • Honors at Glasgow Study Abroad (either semester for general education classes)**

Courses Suggested during Junior Year:

  • First Semester:
    • Complete any remaining elective HON 250/251 courses to be taken (9 hrs. required for the degree)
    • Honors at Glasgow Study Abroad (either semester for upper-level or general education classes)**
  • Second Semester:
    • HON 450H Senior Thesis *Required
    • Honors at Glasgow Study Abroad (either semester for upper-level or general education classes)**

Courses Required during Senior Year:

  • First Semester:
    • HON 451H Senior Thesis II
  • Second Semester:
    • HON 451H Senior Thesis II

**Study Abroad:The Honors Program has a special Honors at Glasgow Study Abroad program. Discuss this with Honors students. Save one HON 250 for those going to Glasgow as the Scottish Enlightenment course is required there. (This course may also double-count as the fifth free Humanities elective.) See “Honors at Glasgow”.