A unique program of study that’s built around your interests, Honors is designed to move you beyond the traditional college education and into a stimulating world of learning, thinking, research and creativity. By combining Honors with any major on campus or creating your own program of study while living in the unique Honors residence hall, your education will take flight. Through the stimulating community, active learning and preparation for the future provided by the Honors Program, you'll be part of the next generation of thinkers to positively impact your world.
In addition to Honors-only sections of general University classes, Honors also offers a unique assortment of active, discussion-based classes. Some examples are:
- The Brain
- History of Rock and Roll
- Censorship in a ‘Free Society’
- Video Game Nation
- Politics of Consumption
- Refugee Integration
- Drugs and Addiction
- The Business of Healthcare
- Web 2.1
The Honors Program has a required service learning program that all students are required to take part in. By engaging students in hands-on work, you are able to expand your learning and become a more engaged citizen.
In addition to required service learning, most Honors students are very active on campus. UND has more than 275 student organizations, including some specific to Honors students:
- Honors Program Student Organization
- Honors Service Learning Group
- Peer Service Mentors
- Honors Ambassadors
The career options for an Honors graduate are limitless. Approximately 3/4 of Honors students enter a graduate or professional program following graduation, and the remainder enter the workforce or a service commitment.
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Through a close-knit community and active learning, the Honors Program prepares students for the future.
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Our Class of 2020 has nearly 2,000 new freshmen and is the most academically prepared class ever to set foot on campus.