The Honors Program provides opportunities for the college’s most academically accomplished students to engage in advanced academic work and to participate in an enhanced shared intellectual experience with our most distinguished professors and guest lecturers.
AtMonroe we value the full intellectual engagement of our students and faculty by promoting an academic environment characterized by a high level of discourse, integrity, respect and excellence. We believe that genuine excellence in college-level studies entails thorough understanding and informed appreciation of areas outside a major field of specialization, along with focused excellence within it. Hence, the Monroe College Honors Program provides challenging courses, active learning opportunities, and strong personal advisement which broaden and deepen the academic experience.
Honors students also enjoy a wide variety of special programs and services through a world of personal and scholarly opportunity available to every student who becomes part of the Program.
In addition, the Honors Program sponsors lectures, seminars and workshops for Honors Program students and faculty. By opening many of these events to Monroe faculty, staff and students, and to the public, we share the Honors experience more broadly. Each semester, the Honors Program sponsors the Honors Colloquium, a scholarly and celebratory program, where honors students present their projects and papers to the college community.
Students may be admitted to the Honors Program as prospective students through the admissions process or as continuing students by application to the Honors Board.