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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Honors Curriculum


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Four-Year


Required Honors Courses:


  • HO 101 - Honors Forum (4 semesters)
  • One Honors section of Philosophy (non-religion)

  • B.S., B.S.N., and B.A.S. students: 2 Foreign Language Courses (a 2-semester sequence)*

  • B.A. students: 2 courses in Science and/or Mathematics (in addition to the Natural Sciences and Mathematics requirements in the General Education Curriculum)

  • B.F.A. and B.M. students:

    • 2 Foreign Language Courses (a 2-semester sequence)*
    • or
    • 2 courses in Science and/or Mathematics (in addition to the Natural Sciences and Mathematics requirements in the General Education Curriculum)
  • HO 303 - Special Topics Seminar (2 Sections)
  • HO 401 - Independent Study I
  • HO 402 - Independent Study II
  • *International students who are citizens of a country where English is not the first language may fulflll this requirement by meeting MUW’s admission standards for English proficiency.

General Education Honors Courses: (Select 2)


In addition to an Honors section of Philosophy, Honors students must take at least two Honors sections of courses from MUW’s General Education Curriculum. Offerings vary each semester and are listed as Honors (HO) sections in the published course schedule.

With the approval of the Honors Director, students may also substitute a 300- or 400-level course outside the student’s major or minor.

Four-Year Residential


The required courses for students in the Residential Honors Program are the same as the Four-Year with the following exceptions:

  • the number of General Education Honors Courses is increased to 4 (taken together in the living-learning community in the freshman and sophomore years) and is not required to include a section of Philosophy (non-religion)
  • the 2 sections of HO 303  - Special Topics Seminar are offered as part of the Residential Honors Study Abroad experience in the summer after the sophomore year

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