Important Summer Term Update
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and EFSC Campus closures, all Summer Term 2020 Honors Courses have been canceled. Honor's classes are not intended to be held in either a hybrid or online format due to the impact on the integrity and rigor of the Honor's class experience. The impact on Honors students scheduled to graduate during Summer term is under review and students will be contacted on a case-by-case basis. View the schedule for Fall 2020 Honors courses.
The EFSC Honors Program is:
• A learning community designed to accommodate the special needs of academically gifted students.
• A program of courses allowing highly motivated, intellectually curious students to become partners in learning with their professors and classmates.
• An opportunity to enjoy an environment of scholarly inquiry, creative interaction and intellectual stimulation.
It’s Flexible: Students may participate as an Honors Student, seeking an official Honors Diploma, or as an Honors Affiliate, which includes access to honors classes and program benefits. Students may change from one option to the other until one semester before graduation. Review the Honors Program Admissions Criteria and apply online.
Goals include developing the student's:
Self-reflection, passion for learning and ability to reason
Ability to express themselves in speech and writing appropriate for group discourse, while remaining authentic to the student’s individuality
Appreciation of the common humanity of all people and gratitude for differences
Ability to collaborate and work independently
Capacity to commit to a position, recognize that it may change, and tolerate uncertainty and ambiguity
Ability to integrate and contextualize information
Apply Now for the Honors Program
The Honors Program online application requires applicants log in with their student
ID number (B number) and password.
Honors Program Admissions Deadlines
Spring Term 2020: November 21, 2019
Fall Term 2020: May 30, 2020