The mission of the Centenary University Honors Program is to inspire, motivate, and encourage academic excellence for students who demonstrate a high level of initiative, creativity, leadership, ingenuity and empathy. This program takes a holistic view of what is necessary for student success and creates opportunities via enhanced learning activities to position students for success as lifelong learners and leaders.
Requirements for Membership:
Centenary University conducts a rigorous selection process for the Honors Program. Students must submit an application, letters of recommendation, and complete a personal interview with the advisor.
The program accepts students with:
- GPA of 3.5 or above
- Community Service
- Leadership Skills
- Must maintain a 3.4 GPA
- Complete 26 credits within the honors curriculum
- General Education Core: 12 credits
- Honors Seminar Course: 6 credits
- Upper Division Contract: 8 Credits
- Must complete Internship, Shadowing, or Study Away for 75 hours or more
- 80 hours of community service
- Major Related Capstone Project: A project, inquiry, or investigation, related to a student’s major, that makes an original intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline. This project is completed in collaboration with a faculty mentor-advisor.
Benefits of the Program
- Personalized education experience
- An opportunity to work closely with a research/capstone mentor
- Priority registration
- Opportunities to be in involved in Tutoring, Campus Leadership, University Ambassador Program, and Honors Committee
- Grant opportunities
- The social side of the program
- Honors related academic advising
- Social events put on by the program for all students to come together.
- A close group of friends and classmates
- Can make students of the program more desirable when applying to jobs, graduate programs, law school, or medical/veterinary school
Features of the Program:
|Discovery Learning||Development of Independent Thought|
|Community Building||Fostering Intellectual Risk Taking|
|Transformative||Development of Ethical Framework|
|Flexibility in Learning||Fostering Scholarly Inquiry|