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The Honors Program

The Honors Curriculum

An Honors education at UK opens up an exciting world of inquiry, including research, education abroad, and service that will challenge students intellectually, provide access to the most creative minds at UK, and prepare participants for advanced study and to make a difference in the world upon graduation. The Honors curriculum requires Honors coursework in UKCore Inquiry, participation in at least two for-credit Honors Experiences, a Senior Capstone, and a choice of coursework campus-wide to fulfill the educational goals of the Honors student. There are Honors Course expectations across the academic career of the student, opportunities for residential experiences in Honors Living Learning Communities, particularly during the first two years, academic flexibility, and enhanced advising an co-curricular opportunities.

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Global Scholars

The Honors Program and Gatton College’s Global Scholars Program are proud to introduce a formal partnership beginning Fall 2014.  This partnership combines the Global Scholars curriculum and Honors Program curriculum into one academic pathway.  To this end, Global Scholars will become a customized option within the larger Honors context.  Beginning in Fall 2014, students participating in Global Scholars will fulfill both Global Scholars requirements and Honors Program requirements simultaneously, and students will earn an Honors Program designation and distinction on their diploma and final transcript upon graduation.

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SEAM

The Honors Program and the Scholars in Engineering and Management (SEAM) Program are proud to introduce a formal partnership beginning Fall 2014.  This partnership combines the SEAM curriculum and Honors Program curriculum into one academic pathway.  To this end, SEAM will become a customized option within the larger Honors context.  Beginning in Fall 2014, students participating in SEAM will fulfill both SEAM requirements and Honors Program requirements simultaneously, and students will earn an Honors Program designation and distinction on their diploma and final transcript upon graduation.

Learn more about SEAM.