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Honors Program | Scholars

    Honors Scholars

    Honors Scholars is designed for incoming first-year students, or for current Saint Leo students who have earned less than 40 credits.

    Honors Scholars are required to complete a total of 40 credits for general education. This is 6 credits less than non-Honors students, who complete 46 credits for general education. Honors Scholars often use their extra 6 credits to work toward a double major, a minor, or simply as free electives. Also, many Honors Scholar enter with AP and dual-enrollment credits that reduce this number even further.

    Honors Scholars are required to satisfy the following requirements. This sequence fully satisfies all general education requirements.

    University Foundations (15 credits):

    • ENG121 – Academic Writing I
    • ENG122 – Academic Writing II
    • SLU125 – Choosing Wellness
    • COM140 – Basic Computer Skills
    • MAT131 or higher

    Honors Courses (21 credits):

    • HON160 – First Year Seminar I
    • HON161 – First Year Seminar II
    • HON260 – Ideas and Expression
    • HON261 – Nature
    • HON360 – Community and Identity
    • HON361 – Global Responsibility
    • One Honors elective at 200-level or higher

    Honors Project (4 credits)

    • HON498 – Honors Research Methods
    • HON499 – Senior Honors Project

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