Gain global perspectives in energized learning environments
The WSU Honors College curriculum encourages you to set your mind in motion and develop an international awareness by ...
- exchanging ideas with engaged classmates and professors
- asking questions that promote real communication
- discussing topics in depth
Freshmen and sophomores take courses that introduce scholarly inquiry into the humanities and arts, social sciences, mathematics, and physical and biological sciences.
Upperclassmen enjoy an interdisciplinary approach to the study of civilization, arts, and sciences.
Students seek foreign language proficiency and many work toward a "Certificate of Global Competencies."
Honors courses are offered fall and spring semesters. Enrollment is kept small so you can present your knowledge and views to others who want to listen and discuss.
You partner with your Honors advisor, and academic advisors in your major college, to be sure you are on track and successful at meeting your personal goals.
Your Honors professors are skilled at helping you to understand, question, and achieve--they serve as mentors and guides, not as lecturers.
When it comes time to show what you know, you typically evidence what you have learned through written compositions.
You earn credits doing things that really matter to you, transforming your knowledge into action through ...
- the national Model U.N. program that takes you and your teammates to New York City to represent a nation that you have studied in depth
- study abroad to experience other cultures and languages firsthand
- research conducted with a world-class professor, and presented at industry conferences or on campus at poster sessions, special competitions, and presentations
Science for honors students lab with Instructor Chris Hestetler