The WSU Honors College curriculum stimulates your passion for learning and encourages an international awareness.
- exchange ideas with engaged classmates and top professors
- hone your oral and written communication skills
- build a broad base of knowledge on a variety of topics
- select from a wide variety of fascinating courses developed for Honors by the faculty who teach them
Courses are built on stepped foundations:
- Freshmen and sophomores take courses that introduce scholarly inquiry into the humanities and arts, social sciences, mathematics, and physical and biological sciences.
- Honors 198 (Freshman Seminar) draws on the experience of upperclassmen acting as peer facilitators.
- Upperclassmen enjoy an interdisciplinary approach to the study of civilization, arts, and sciences.
- The Honors Thesis is based on your original faculty-mentored research; certain majors instead complete a rigorous senior capstone project
- Honors students are also able to take advantage of priority registration to ensure they get access to the best courses available.
A FEW MORE BENEFITS OF JOINING
THE HONORS COLLEGE:
and social activities
You can also 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 and research abroad to experience other cultures and languages firsthand
Many Honors students participate in research projects with a world-class professor, and present their work and findings at industry conferences or on campus at poster sessions, special competitions, and presentations.