The Ina E. Gordy Honors College launched the Residential Honors Program (RHP) in Fall 2006. Since its inception the RHP has provided an innovative and dynamic living and learning experience for highly motivated scholars.
The Residential Honors Program features three major components:
2007: London 2008: London 2010: Edinburgh, Scotland 2011: Edinburgh, Scotland 2012: Belgium 2013: Edinburgh, Scotland 2014: Edinburgh, Scotland Locations will vary with the interests and expertise of the faculty conducting the program.
Admission to this program is highly competitive and is granted primarily to the recipients of Centennial and Honors Scholarships. Students interested in applying to the program must interview at Scholars' Day.
Freshman Year: History 101 (Fall), History 102 (Spring), Participation in Colloquium Sophomore Year: English 201 (Fall), English 202 (Spring), Participation in Colloquium **Must live in the honors dorm** Summer After Sophomore Year: Study Abroad—4 weeks. Take two sections of HO 303, Honors Seminar. This fulfills the junior year honors requirement.
In addition to the RHP curriculum above, members of the program fulfill the coursework required of all honors students: 4 semesters of Honors Forum, 2 semesters of foreign language, HO 401 & 402 (Independent Study Senior Honors Project).
Gordy Honors College
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