Honors education is characterized by curricular and extracurricular activities that are measurably broader, deeper, or more complex than comparable learning experiences typically found at institutions of higher education. Honors experiences include a distinctive learner-directed environment and philosophy, provide opportunities that are appropriately tailored to fit the institution's culture and mission, and frequently occur within a close community of students and faculty. (National Collegiate Honors Council)
University Honors Program Learning Outcomes
Honors students will…
- Communicate effectively in written, spoken and visual modes for a variety of purposes, with different audiences in various contexts, using appropriate formats and technologies.
- Analyze, critically interpret, and evaluate primary and secondary works within their interdisciplinary, cultural or historical context.
- Locate, extract, and evaluate research on a specific topic within one's discipline to develop and support an original thesis.
- Evaluate an issue of global significance from diverse cultural, political, economic, scientific, or technological perspectives.
- Identify and explain the relationship between local and global conditions, practices, and contexts.