The Honors Program at the University of Mount Union offers integrated learning opportunities and challenges for motivated students with exceptional academic potential. The program is designed to foster intellectual curiosity, leadership, initiative, creativity, civic-mindedness, and a high standard of performance.
Professors in Mount Union’s Honors Program are innovative teachers and dedicated scholars who come from a variety of disciplines. The University Honors curriculum parallels the Integrative Core with specially designed honors sections and exciting co-curricular opportunities. Honors courses emphasize intellectual contexts, student autonomy and connections among fields of study. The Honors Program is a learning community for students that provides academic and social support to engage in a different kind of learning, encouraging open inquiry, empathetic engagement with diverse perspectives, and space for intellectual risk-taking.
Honors Program Benefits
In addition to an excellent academic program, the Honors Program offers a variety of excellent social, cultural, and service opportunities, such as:
- Invitations to cultural and social events on and off campus
- Participation in the honors student organization
- Service opportunities
- Conference travel
- Priority registration
- Overload tuition waivers
Two honors tracks are available – University Honors and Honors in the Major. A qualified student may participate in both tracks.