Honors Program

Why consider the Honors Program?

  • Complete core curriculum classes with an in-depth perspective on the subject matter
  • Engage with professionals from a variety of fields, exposing you to industry insights
  • Collaborate with peers focused on innovative thinking in choice classes
  • Special designations on your transcript
  • Recognition during graduation
  • One-on-one faculty advisors
  • Priority advising and registration each semester
  • Articulation agreements with four-year universities
  • Unique cultural and social activities
  • Exclusive Honors residences with special amenities
  • Scholarships

What type of student would benefit?

  • Curious learners
  • Socially-conscious personalities
  • Focused individuals
  • Desire to find a niche in a scholarly community
  • Future leaders

Do I qualify?

  • Incoming freshman must have at least a 3.5 high school GPA
  • Current/transfer students must have at least a 3.25 GPA and be classified as full-time

How do I apply?

  • Complete an Honors Application
  • Write an essay of intent
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from a high school or college level instructor

For more information, call (903) 875-7381 and ask to speak to Carol Hanes, Dean of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities.

It is the hope of the Honors Coordinator and the Honors Advisory Committee that the 2013-2014 academic year will be one of exploration, learning, and community for all members of the Honors Program.