The Regis College Honors Program provides qualified students with intellectually stimulating experiences including:

  • Academically rigorous courses
  • Participation in community leadership, service learning, service
  • Personal enrichment opportunities

Honors students explore complex issues of civic responsibility and global citizenship, and develop skills to contribute to the betterment of society - a central goal of Regis’ mission.

Honors Curriculum

Honors students complete six courses for honors credit including:

  • Honors sections of regularly offered courses
  • Special-topic courses specifically designed for honors students
  • A required Honors Seminar, normally taken in the junior or senior year
  • Up to two designated graduate courses, with prior approval from the graduate program director

Students in the Honors Program are also encouraged to pursue their academic interests through special research projects and/or the writing of an honors thesis.

Leadership and Service

Today’s honors students prepare to become tomorrow’s global leaders through:

  • Supervised placements as peer tutors and mentors
  • Design and implementation of individual and group service projects, local and international service and service learning
  • Participation in community service and project management related to the students' field of study

Personal Development and Enrichment

Honors students are well-rounded leaders expected to:

  • Get involved in leadership programs on and off campus
  • Attend planned events, such as plays, lectures, conferences, and museum visits
  • Develop close mentoring relationships with faculty who teach in the program

Eligibility for Honors Program

All students are encouraged to join the Honors Program if they have:

  • Been accepted as first-year students with a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Maintained a GPA of 3.5 or higher during their first year at Regis

To apply after completion of the first year, please send the Honors Program director a completed application which includes:

  • A Regis transcript
  • An original graded paper or piece of work
  • Application essay
  • A letter of recommendation from a Regis faculty member

Once admitted to the Honors Program, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.45.

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