Current Honors Program Requirements

Core Curriculum:

Complete HONRS 120 plus three UNIV coursework:

  • HONRS 120 – Honors Intro: Great Questions (2 credits)
  • UNIV 291 – Unexpected Connections: Biology & Letters (3 credits)
  • UNIV 292 – Unexpected Connections: Physical Science & Global Cultural Awareness (3 credits)
  • UNIV 293 – Unexpected Connections: Social Science & Arts (3 credits)
  • UNIV 290R - Varies (3 credits)

Great Question Essay:

Experiential Learning:

Complete one of the following:

  • Option 1 – Education-Related Services – BYU Tutoring, Ballard Center (Social Innovation), Non-Profit Org., other please specify.
  • Option 2 – Approved Study Abroad and International or Domestic Internship – Cambridge Direct Enrollment, Oxford Social Innovators, University Study Abroad or Field Study, or International or Domestic Internships.
  • Option 3 – Honors Students Advisory Council - Application is needed and must register for Fall & Winter if selected.

Thesis Research and Defense:

  • Optional to enroll in the class, HONRS 499R (must not exceed 6 credits total).
  • Thesis Defense to be scheduled and defended by the deadline.

Bound Thesis:

Upload Thesis to BYU Printing Services to be printed and bound.