Wilkes University


honor students reading a bookHonors courses address at least one of the core values of the program: leadership, integrity (demonstrated learning of ethics and values), self-awareness (emphasis on self-reflection), and academic rigor (beyond academic expectations of regular section offerings), as well as the importance of building community and appreciating diversity.

FYF 101 – First Year Foundations – 3 Credits

Honors students take a special FYF class. Past FYF learning communities have focused on the dynamic aspects of leadership, allowing students to reflect on individual leadership characteristics and develop a plan for self-discovery that will prepare them to be a leader in connection with his/her primary academic interests.

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And Honors 

“And Honors” (&H) courses are designed to delve more deeply into a subject, often with additional theory and its application. Students will be asked to address more sophisticated material and required to deliver a supplemental project (or projects) as designed by the instructor and approved by the Honors Advisory Council (HAC). These courses may be part of the general education or major requirements and course offerings change every semester.

HNR 390 – Honors Capstone – 1 Credit

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