The mission of the University Honors Program is to provide a transformative liberal learning experience that empowers students to critically engage meaningful problems in the world.

Learning Objectives

As a result of completing the requirements of the University Honors Program students will:

Educational ownership

  • be critically aware of the implications of their own university education, as well as active participants in communities of knowing in order to contribute as academic leaders in all facets of university life.

Expansive thinking

  • develop the habits of mind necessary to identify problems, explore issues, and debate ideas that reflect ways of knowing across multiple disciplinary perspectives.

Knowledge creation

  • be able to identify their own unique problem sets and generate new knowledge, characterized by innovation, divergent thinking, risk-taking and integration, in response to those problems.