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Honors Curriculum Requirements

To graduate from the Honors College, students must complete our curriculum with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.25. Students who have already completed many of their Disciplinary Lens courses may fulfill their Honors Foundations requirement with either additional Colloquia classes or any of our Alternative Coursework options.

Honors Curriculum for Fall 2017 Students

Required Courses (17-23 credits)Honors AssociateHonors Graduate
HONORS 198 Seminar 1 credit1 credit
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations:
Honors section of this university requirement
3 credits3 credits
Honors Foundations: Can be earned by taking Honors sections of Disciplinary Lens courses, H-Options, study abroad, Honors workshops, independent studies, and additional 392 courses; transfer and continuing Boise State students may have alternate Honors requirements depending on their completed coursework6-8 credits9-11 credits
HONORS 390 Proposals and Purpose Statements1 credit1 credit
HONORS 392 Colloquium: Upper-division seminar taught on many different topics1 course (3 credits)2 courses (6 credits)
HONORS 498 Senior Seminar1 credit1 credit
Total: 17-19 Credits21-23 Credits
Students of earlier years or who join Honors as transfer/continuing Boise State students may have different requirements. Please contact an Honors advisor or consult your course catalog for more information.