Honors College

Department website: https://www.una.edu/honors/

The Honors College provides outstanding students at UNA a distinguished degree option.  The Honors College is open to all undergraduate students.  Student sin majors and colleges may apply to participate in the Honors College (Students seeing a nursing degree may be eligible for the first time freshman Early Admission (EAdm) Option.  For more information contact the Anderson College of Nursing).  Prospective students may apply at any time, and admission is selective.  The curriculum consists of four tracks.  There are no additional credit hours beyond the hours required for a regular degree in the major.  Honors courses typically replace required courses in the university curriculum and in individual majors.  To remain in the Honor College all students must maintain a 3.25 GPA, adhere to university policies, and make satisfactory progress toward completion of Honors requirements.  Students who complete Honors College requirements will receive a transcript and diploma designation along with recognition at Commencement.  

Honors Requirements

To be awarded a distinguished degree in Honors, students must complete one of the following options and their requirements:

Option 1

HON 101H
Honors courses (includes HON 101H)21
HON 498H
HON 499H

Option 2

HON 101H
Honors Courses (includes HON 101H)21
HON 497H

Option 3

HON 101H
Honors Courses27

Option 4 (Global Honors  Scholars)

HON 101H
Honors Courses12
Global Studies Certificate (5 courses)
One semester Magellan Study Abroad