Benefits of the Honors College Delivers an intimate, elite college experience at the same cost with the unparalleled research and career networking opportunities of Alabama’s high-tech center. Blends a traditional emphasis on arts and sciences, critical thinking, and communication skills with a practical, career-oriented education. Offers additional one-on-one professional and peer support to ensure success. Enriches any major or program and requires no additional cost or coursework. Provides small, engaging and inspiring classes that students remember. Culminates in an independent research project: excellent preparation for career or professional and graduate studies. Offers a residence hall community of motivated Honors Students who enjoy Honors dedicated activities, study rooms, and common spaces. Gives priority registration to all Honors Students. Records Honors Degree on both the transcript and diploma. Publishes research projects through the Salmon Library.