Honors courses (designated HON) are co-taught by NJCU’s best faculty from a wide range of departments across four colleges/schools. The courses are connected to each other in learning communities, ensuring an educational experience that recognizes the complex and interrelated way knowledge is produced and consumed in the contemporary world. Examples of past Honors courses include:
Honors courses are open only to students in the Honors Program.
Program Requirements: The Honors Core Curriculum — 32 credits
The Honors experience is a holistic one, engaging students academically, socially, and professionally. The Honors Core Curriculum is central to that experience. Guided by the organizational principles of NJCU’s General Education Program, the Honors Core is an integrated set of interdisciplinary courses, combining methodologies and topics from various disciplines. In alignment with NJCU’s General Education, Honors courses are defined by four mode(s) of inquiry the engage:
In 2020, the Honors Program Committee, NJCU Senate, and administration are working together to update and improve course offerings and requirements. During the 2020-2021 academic year, there may be some adjustments in the courses and requirements outlined above. For updates, email Honors@njcu.edu.