The honors program is designed to stimulate and challenge academically talented students, providing them with an opportunity to excel and achieve their educational goals. The program allows students to:
- explore new ideas
- engage in creative activities
- research areas of interest
- sharpen skills
- become independent learners
- collaborate with experienced faculty
Honors program courses are defined by small class size and are based on exploration and discussion of a variety of theories and perspectives.
The Honors Forum and the availability of a special leadership class add breadth to the honors experience.
One-credit hour honors contracts are available to all qualified students who have an interest in more thorough investigation of a subject.
Study abroad opportunities are available to honors students, who are encouraged to take advantage of them whenever possible.
The honors program assists students in applying for transfer scholarships and aids with transfer to universities.
Honors program enriches the greater college community by bringing scholars to campus to share their expertise.
For more information, contact:
Honors Program Director
Patricia Decker, Ph.D.
913-469-8500, ext. 2512
913-469-8500, ext. 2434