Enriched curriculum. Small classes. Caring professors. Talented classmates. Study abroad opportunities. International emphases. Undergraduate research. Foreign language competency. Presentations and publications. And much more.
Is the WSU Honors College right for you?
- Honors courses are taught in an interactive format, encouraging students to take ownership for their own learning.
- Scholarship support is available to help cover college expenses, undergraduate research, and study abroad, thanks to support from Honors’ alumni and friends.
- Proficiency in a second language can be achieved through many ways promoted by the Honors College.
- Nearly 42 percent of recent Honors graduates studied abroad at least once during their baccalaureate program.
- Honors’ “Certificate of Global Competencies” is earned and shows graduate schools and employers your commitment to international understanding and participation.
- Students from any major can follow the Honors curriculum and expect to graduate in four years. Honors courses work with every student’s major to provide a breadth of knowledge.
- Leadership opportunities are available through the Honors Student Advisory Council (HSAC) as well as the Honors College Ambassador and the Honors College Mentors programs.
- The Honors Thesis or capstone projects in certain majors offer the opportunity for all students to pursue their own research and creative activity within an academic context, to work with a faculty mentor, and to present their work publicly.
The faculty, staff, and students of the Honors College seek to create a community of learning that values …
- respect for diversity among individuals
- high standards of scholarship and achievement
- integrity, character, and moral responsibility
- engagement with, and responsibility to, the community
- independent thinking and intellectual risk-taking
- global awareness and responsibility
- the spirit of service and philanthropy