As a nursing student, you have the opportunity obtain university honors, School of Nursing honors or both. The honors option allows you to expand your studies and knowledge, and create exciting and rewarding special projects.
Faculty members guide and mentor you through your honors work. University honors requirements include courses outside the nursing discipline and provide the stimulus for a broadened educational experience.
Honors students are provided special recognition during graduation ceremonies, and honors noted on your university transcript often provide extra weight for acceptance into graduate school.
School of Nursing Honors/Bachelor's Degree
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
- Register with the university honors program.
- Meet with the nursing honors advisor at the beginning of the BSN program to plan overall program and/or projects.
- Complete 12 hours of BSN nursing courses designated as honors courses.
- Register for Nursing 4840, Honors in Nursing, during your final program semester and complete course requirements.
To graduate with University Honors, you must complete a minimum of 27 credit hours. University Honors includes a senior project completed over two semesters for a maximum of six (6) credit hours. You must maintain a 3.5 GPA to graduate with University Honors. For more information, see http://programs.weber.edu/honors/ or visit the Honors Department in Stewart Library.
To receive General Honors with a General Education Associate's degree, you must complete 12 credit hours of University Honors core classes. For more information, see http://programs.weber.edu/honors/ or visit the Honors Department in Stewart Library.