Advanced Studies (Honors Studies)

Certificate Program

The Advanced Studies Certificate Program offers extraordinary students the opportunity for advanced learning experiences, which involve first-hand encounters with people, places, events and ideas. Acceptance into the program denotes admission into the College's Honors Institute. Through Institute membership, students will enjoy unique learning experiences within and beyond the classroom.

Through exceptional course-based exploration, unique curricular and co-curricular experiential learning activities, collaborative learning community opportunities, and fulfilling volunteer work, Institute students will encounter learning worthy of their extraordinary capacity for growth. Graduation with the Advanced Studies Certificate requires full engagement with Honors Institute activities and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above.The Advanced Studies certificate program is not financial aid eligible.

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
First Semester: 6 credits
ENG 200 Advanced Composition 3
IDC 195 Honors Seminar in Critical Analysis 3
Total 6
Second Semester: 6-7 credits
HONORS DESIGNATED ELECTIVE3-4
ELECTIVE3
Total 6-7
Third Semester: 6-7 credits
HONORS DESIGNATED ELECTIVE 3-4
ELECTIVE3
Total 6-7
Fourth Semester: 6-7 credits
HONORS DESIGNATED ELECTIVE3-4
GENERAL ELECTIVE3
Total 6-7
TOTAL CREDITS24-27


For information related to cost, success rate, and student debt in this program, please visit Advanced Studies (Honors Studies) - Gainful Employment Information.

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