Overview

Overview

Millersville University Honors College at a Glance

Freshman Year

Typically students take 9-12 credits of Honors courses:

  • English Composition
  • Speech Communication
  • Lab Science
  • Explorations in World Literature (spring semester of freshman year)
  • Calculus or Statistics
  • Explorations in the History of Ideas (fall semester of freshman year)

Sophomore Year

Typically students take 9-12 credits of Honors core courses:

  • Calculus or Statistics
  • Explorations in World Literature (if missed in freshman year)
  • Explorations in the History of Ideas (if missed in freshman year)
  • Lab Science
  • Honors Electives
  • Attend Honors Thesis Workshop and focus on finding a thesis topic and a thesis advisor

Junior Year

Typically students take 7-10 credits of Honors electives, thesis, and perspectives

First Semester:

  • Discuss thesis topic with thesis advisor
  • Honors Perspectives Course 

Second Semester:

  • HNRS 489: Independent Study - 1 credit
  • Complete thesis proposal and get committee in place

Senior Year

Typically students take 5-8 credits of Honors courses

First semester:

  • HNRS 499: Thesis - 2 credits
  • Submit intent to graduate form

Second Semester:

  • Electives