About the University Honors Program
"Preparing World Changers"
The University Honors Program (UHP) is designed to enroll, reward, and prepare academically gifted students, encouraging them toward intellectual initiative and independence. Students are selected for their outstanding academic achievements and monitored throughout a strategic four-year matriculation that will prepare them to pursue advanced degrees in highly competitive graduate or professional programs and to assume leadership roles in their professions and society.
The University Honors Program is committed to preparing globally astute and engaged community leaders. The Honors Program enriches the academic learning experience by providing the student every possible opportunity for reaching a level of maturity, independence, and scholarly achievement that might not be possible without such a program. Students completing the University Honors Program will accomplish the following:
- Develop effective community leadership skills from dynamic, innovative, and exceptional faculty
- Be effective in solving contemporary issues through critical thinking, analysis, and collaboration
- Be astute at understanding global issues, their context, and ramifications in our world today
- Develop refined research, writing, and communication skills through rigorous preparation