HON 300 Critical Thinking and Writing

This course provides students with a foundation in critical thinking and writing–skills that will be applied throughout, and beyond, their college education. 3 credits.

Honors Electives

Students will also take five Honors courses or five H Add-ons for another 12-15 credits.* Honors courses include a variety of independent study courses, the one-credit HON/INT 188: The Interdisciplinary Colloquium, and other courses that provide students with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

HON 410 Senior Honors Thesis

The students will prepare a research proposal, review appropriate literature, and present the final thesis. Projects will be evaluated by the supervising faculty member and the Honors Council, and the findings presented to other students. 3-6 credits.


HON 401: Leadership Seminar

This course is designed to provide emerging and existing leaders the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership skills. 3 credits.

Total credit hours: 21-24.

* UMA Honors Program students have the option of completing 45 hours of community service in lieu of an honors free elective. This waiver does not carry credit on the student’s permanent record.