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, faculty, and staff. 

  • 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, profesores y miembros que posean curiosidad intelectual y que sean académicamente aventureros.

  • En esta comunidad fomentamos la excelencia, independientemente de previa preparación académica.
  • Desarrollamos esta comunidad ofreciendo clases pequeñas, creativas y rigorosas; oportunidades de liderazgo y otras innovadoras experiencias de aprendizaje.
  • Abrimos esta comunidad a la universidad en su conjunto, organizando eventos que abarcan conversaciones del campus y de la comunidad de gran alcance, acerca de asuntos importantes que son de interés para 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.