Honors Programs



The University Honors Program

  • Open to all majors
  • Apply directly to this program before your freshmen year
  • Graduate with honors upon completion of the honors curriculum and capstone project or thesis
  • Program continues throughout all four years of your college career
  • Accepts students in their first two or three semesters, as well as transfer students

Academic College and Department Honors Programs

  • College of Arts + Architecture
  • Business Honors Program
  • College of Computing and Informatics
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering

Benefits of the Freshman Honors Programs:

  • Eligible for honors scholarships
  • Unique discussion-based honors courses with smaller class sizes
  • Optional on-campus honors housing in Levine Hall.
  • Priority registration for class selection
  • Internships and research experiences
  • Individualized honors advising and mentoring
  • Community service opportunities
  • Enrichment opportunities - including cultural activities, seminars, trips, exhibits, plays, museum trips, concerts, etc.
  • Attending or presenting at regional and national conferences
  • Study abroad programs exclusive to honors students

Students may join multiple honors programs and societies while at UNC Charlotte.