Director: Gary Garrett
Office: 114 Briggs, McNichols Campus
Telephone: (313) 993-1035
The Honors Program offers a special challenge to bright and gifted students, challenging them to enrich their education on all levels. Top students from diverse backgrounds study together in special courses beyond the regular curriculum. Students also work together on activities and projects to expand their horizons and develop their potential as service leaders.
Twelve (12) hours of Honors courses fulfilling either an academic major or core curriculum requirement (i.e., an Honors section of PHL 100 to meet Objective 4)*
Three (3) hours in an Honors seminar course, involving extensive reading and the development of research skills;
Three (3) hours devoted to writing a Senior Thesis or developing a Senior Project under the guidance of a faculty member**
Organization and Activities
Students who complete all the graduation requirements will have "Honors" printed on their diplomas and transcripts when they graduate and will wear golden Honors Cords at the commencement ceremony.
* Or the Honors Option which allows an Honors student to obtain Honors credit for a regular class with the approval of the instructor and Honors Program director.
** The Honors student may also opt for a second Honors Seminar in place of the Senior Thesis or Project.
Note: Further Honors Program information is available at http://liberalarts.udmercy.edu/honors