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DOROTHY AND BILL COHEN HONORS COLLEGE

How can I earn an honors distinction?

There are five ways to earn an honors distinction on one’s transcript or diploma.

The requirements to earn an Honors distinction on your WSU transcript or diploma are designed to be rigorous yet flexible.

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•  12 Credits  •

Most Honors students start by working toward the Emory Lindquist Honors Scholar distinction. Combining Honors general education courses with academic research and creative activity, the Emory Lindquist Honors Scholar program is the heart of the Honors College.

 

 

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•  12 Credits  •

Continuing and transfer students may choose to pursue an upper-level interdisciplinary track, such as Leadership or Law and Public Policy. Students may petition the Dean to design an upper-division interdisciplinary track.


 

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•  12 Credits  •

Some departments and colleges within Wichita State University offer the opportunity to receive honors recognition through your major.

 


 

 

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•  24 Credits  •

Students who complete the Emory Lindquist Honors Scholar Program and an Honors Interdisciplinary Track earn the University Honors Minor and University Honors on their diploma.

 

 

 

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•  63 Credits  •

The Honors Baccalaureate is a rigorous, interdisciplinary degree designed by the student with approval from two or three faculty mentors and the Honors Dean.

 

 

 

 

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Honors-to-Honors Transfer
Students who transfer to WSU having completed all or part of an Honors Program at a community college should speak to the Honors College Dean about having those credits counted toward University Honors.

Questions? Contact honors@wichita.edu or 316-978-3375.