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The Honors Program at Weber State University

Weber State University’s Honors Program offers you small, challenging and creative courses, as well as opportunities for leadership and social interaction.
An “Honors” designation on your transcript and diploma makes you more attractive to employers, graduate schools and professional programs.

Mission Statement

The mission of the WSU Honors Program is to provide a welcoming community for intellectually curious, academically adventurous students.

  • We nurture excellence in this community, regardless of prior academic preparation.
  • We build this community by offering small, creative, rigorous classes; leadership opportunities; and other innovative learning experiences. 
  • We open this community to the university as a whole by organizing events that catalyze far-reaching conversations about significant issues relevant to contemporary society.

Declaración de la Misión

La misión del Programa de Honores de WSU es proporcionar una comunidad acogedora para alumnos que poseen curiosidad intelectual y que sean académicamente aventureros.

  • En esta comunidad fomentamos la excelencia, independientemente de la preparación académica previa.
  • Desarrollamos esta comunidad al proveer clases pequeñas, creativas y rigorosas; oportunidades de liderazgo y otras experiencias de aprendizaje innovadoras.
  • Abrimos esta comunidad a la universidad en su conjunto, mediante la organización de eventos que catalizan conversaciones de gran alcance con respecto a asuantos importantes de interés a la sociedad contemporánea. 

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Practice clear and compelling written and/or creative expression;
  • Engage in critical thinking that is open-minded, objective, and as free as possible from prejudice and presupposition;
  • Undertake the comprehension of abstract arguments and the ability to move between the general and the particular;
  • Encounter a variety of human experience, exploring both its universality and its diversity.