Native intellectual ability and a strong high school experience equip Honors students with greater-than-average potential for academic achievement at the College. Honors students are typically bright, motivated, conscientious, and disposed to mutually supportive sociality. They learn quickly and are often capable of sophisticated levels of performance. For faculty members, these qualities can make teaching Honors students a particularly fulfilling and enjoyable endeavor.
The Honors program privileges new colloquia that actively involve students in:
Faculty members wishing to teach a colloquium are encouraged to discuss their topic with the Honors director first. Teachers then complete and submit the Honors colloquium proposal form. The Honors Committee reviews and makes decisions concerning proposals for colloquia.
Here is the tool-kit for Honors colloquium proposals:
The learning environment for Honors students includes a rigorous curriculum that reflects the highest accomplishment in research, creativity and thought at the College.
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