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2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

Honors, Henson Honors in Science and Mathematics Program


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Dr. Jennifer F. Nyland, Faculty Director
410-677-0122

Advisement for the program is available from the Clarke Honors College .

Curriculum

The Richard A. Henson Honors Program in Science and Mathematics offers a variety of enhanced courses to satisfy the interests of Honors students with interests in science, mathematics, nursing and the health sciences. Enhanced courses are available to students admitted to the program as well as any SU student with at least a 3.3 GPA.

Full course descriptions for Honors unique topics courses can be found on the Clarke Honors College webpage.

Grading Requirements for the Honors Program

All courses used to fulfill Honors Program requirements must be completed with a C or better; HONR 495  must be completed with a B or better. Honors courses cannot be taken pass/fail except where indicated.

Checklist

This checklist is an unofficial tool for planning. Matriculated students and advisors should consult the Academic Requirements Report in GullNet before and after registering for classes each semester to track academic progress.

University Honors Curriculum


* May be used to fulfill General Education requirements.

** Science courses may be in the following departments/programs: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Geology, Physical Geography, Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing, Physics or Respiratory Therapy.

*** Honors-contracted courses are those in which the instructor of a non-Honors section of a course provides the student with graded enrichment assignments that are not included in the regular course. Students may take four credits maximum of Honors-contracted courses (typically, one course).

**** Approved equivalent department/program courses may be from the following departments/programs: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Exercise Science, Geology, Physical Geography, Mathematics, Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing, Physics or Respiratory Therapy.

# Honors-designated courses are sections of existing courses that meet the requirements for honors education.  They are indicated by an H following the course number.

## Honors-designated activities include study abroad and internship experiences and may be substituted for another course/activity with permission from the Henson Honors Program faculty director and the dean of the Honors College.

General Education Requirements Fulfilled by Henson Honors Program


Depending on your course choices, you may be able to use honors requirements to fulfill general education requirements.  Please discuss with your advisor.

Complete the Following:


  • 4 Hour(s) Credit *
  • 1 Honors Math or Science Course 3-4 Hour(s) Credit ** *
  • 1 HONR Course 4 Hour(s) Credit 
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  • 1 Honors Math or Science Course 3-4 Hour(s) Credit ** *
  • OR

  • Honors-contracted majors course 3-4 Hour(s) Credit ***

Complete Honors Electives (Minimum 5 Credits)


Complete Honors Scholarly Work in Math or Science (2 Courses):


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