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The Honors Program

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AP Credit/IB Credit/Dual Credit

UK recognizes exams taken through the College Board Advanced Placement Program, the International Baccalaureate Program, and also awards transfer credit for courses completed through Dual Credit Programs.  Completing courses and exams prior beginning studies at UK can save both time and money, allowing you to have increased flexibility with your studies and you can earn your degree faster.

Honors Inquiry Courses

Honors Inquiry courses are first-year Honors courses taught by experienced Honors faculty members, they cover a wide range of unique topics, and are designed to fulfill UK Core requirements in one of four areas:  Humanities; Natural, Physical and Mathematical Sciences; Social Science; and Arts & Creativity.

Honors Senior Capstone

Many majors already require a thesis or capstone requirement which can also count for the Honors Senior Capstone requirement.  This makes completing the Honors Program more flexible for students in majors that have a capstone or thesis requirement, and can save you time thereby allowing you to graduate faster if desired.