Honors Core Seminar Program

University Honors Scholar

Graduation Requirements

  • Students must meet all , , school/college requirements and major requirements as printed in the UAA Catalog.
  • Students must earn a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher, as defined under .
  • Students must complete the following courses with a grade of C or higher:
Honors Foundation Courses  
Honors Seminar: Enduring Books * 3
Honors Seminar in Social Science * 3
Community Service: Theory and Practice 3
Honors Senior Project / Thesis Requirements  
Honors Thesis Seminar 1
Select one of the following: 6
Senior Honors Seminar (6 credits over two semesters) *  
A course proposed by the student and approved by the Honors College dean (3 credits minimum; may be an existing course or independent study) plus senior thesis or project (3 credits minimum; either departmental thesis/project, or )
An upper division course listed in the catalog as a specific departmental honors requirement (3 credits minimum) and senior thesis or project (3 credits minimum; either departmental thesis/project, or )
Six-credit thesis/project (either departmental thesis/project, and/or ).
Total Credits 16

Indicates courses that satisfy GERs

A total of 16 credits is required.

As part of the advising/mentoring process, honors students’ progress will be evaluated every semester. Students whose performance indicates potential difficulties in meeting the University Honors Scholar graduation requirements will be counseled on how to correct these difficulties, but if performance improvements do not result, the student may be removed from the college.

- See more at: http://catalog.uaa.alaska.edu/undergraduateprograms/uhc/#universityhonorsscholartext

Will University Honors courses count towards your degree? Yes! Read more in our Frequently Asked Questions.

Diane Swonger

"Of all my Honors courses, HNRS 310 challenged me the most because it allowed me to actually go out and work in the field that I’m majoring in.”  

7u彩票网址- Diane Swonger, University Honors Program Student