FAQs for Current Students

Advising

  • Where can I go to get more information about the Honors requirements?
  • Where can I find a list of upcoming Honors courses?
  • What is a team-taught course?
  • When can I take a team-taught course?
  • Can a non-Honors team-taught course satisfy one of my Honors team-taught course requirements?
  • What is a linked course?
  • Since Honors students have early registration, when can they sign up for classes?
  • If Honors students need to fix an error in their Degreeworks audit, what should they do?
  • What is the Honors Option Contract, and when can it be used?
  • Can Honors students study abroad?
  • When will my Degreeworks Audit reflect that I have studied abroad by reducing the number of required Honors units?
  • What happens if an Honors student’s GPA dips below 3.4?
  • What happens if students don’t think they can finish the Honors Program requirements before graduation, or they want to exit the Honors Program?

Thesis Research

  • What is the Honors thesis project?
  • Can students base their Honors thesis on a project or paper completed in another class?
  • When should students begin their Honors thesis projects?
  • Can students earn Honors credit for thesis research?
  • What is the process for getting Honors units for an independent study, research course, or senior capstone course?
  • Can students apply for funding to support their thesis projects?
  • How can students identify an Honors thesis advisor?
  • Can a student have more than one Honors thesis advisor?
  • Can a student’s Honors thesis advisor work at a different school or institution?
  • What is the role of an Honors thesis advisor?
  • What can students expect in HNRS 495?
  • What does an Honors thesis look like?
  • What is the Honors Colloquium?

Networking

  • How can Honors students and Honors alumni connect with each other?
  • How can Honors students get to know other students, administrators and faculty in the Honors Program?