Benefits of the Honors College

Benefits of the Honors College

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    • Stimulating and challenging courses and activities
    • Small classes, often fewer than 15 students
    • Close contact and networking opportunities with faculty and invited speakers
    • Opportunity to live in Honors housing in Frank Franz Hall, sharing residence hall space with fellow Honors students
    • Earn an Honors diploma
    • Recognition as an Honors College graduate at Honors Convocation, Commencement and notations on your diploma and transcript
    • One-on-one Honors advisement
    • Enhanced focus on developing importance academic competencies, especially effective writing, critical thinking and ability to do independent research
    • Enjoyable extracurricular activities, including concerts, Honors social events, community service events and opportunities to be involved on campus
    • Leadership opportunities within the Honors College (Honors Ambassadors, Honors Mentor Program)
    • Opportunities to attend leadership and research conferences
    • Mentor Program for First-time Freshmen
    • Honors freshmen receive early invitations to join the UAH chapter of the National Society for Leadership and Success
    • Honors Semesters to receive Honors credit for off-campus structured programs
    • Opportunity to be involved and present your research at conferences
    • Advisement on nationally competitive scholarships, such as the Rhodes and Goldwater scholarships
    • Advantage with potential employers and graduate schools