Honors Experiential Tracks Application


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  • University Honors Program students, and all other students with a GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Students who will be in their second or third year during the 2024-25 academic year
  • The track will be comprised of up to 24 students

Curriucular Requirements:

ALL Tracks Students:

  • Take two 1-credit courses in the Honors Tracks Sequence: UHON 301H & UHON 302H, ideally in two subsequent semesters. Actively engage with guest speakers, participate in site visits, attend special events such as Cooper Conversations, and participate in engaging group projects.

  • Pursue an Honors-approved experiential learning opportunity such as an internship, education abroad program, or research project in the fall, spring, or summer.

Honors Students:

  • Required: With experiential learning opportunity, concurrently enroll in UHON 99H, a o-credit class.

  • Encouraged: Take one 3-credit seminar related to the track theme: UHON 298H or UHON 395H (Students enrolled in UHON 301H in Fall may request a seat in any track-related UHON 395H for the following Spring. Students in UHON 302H in Spring may request a seat in any track-related UHON 395H for the following Fall).

Track Theme:

Tracks are open to students of any major, although the student must be able to accommodate the required coursework of UHON 301H and 302H (1 credit each) in their schedule. The track offered in 2024-25 is:

  • Future Healers (Pre-Health) Track - Meeting Thursdays 3:30-4:45 pm in Fall 2024


Application requires completing this form, including:

  • a 350-500 word essay addressing the question: "How do the experiences and opportunities of this track support your personal and professional goals?"
  • a 350-500 word essay addressing the question: "What experiences have prepared you to be an active and engaged participant in this Honors Track specifically?"
  • a resume highlighting relevant academic, work, and leadership experiences


The priority application deadline was Sunday, March 10, 2024, but applications will be accepted after that on a rolling basis.

Accepted students will be asked to commit by Monday, March 25, 2024, when priority registration for Fall 2024 begins.

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