By the end of the NJCU Honors Program’s Core Curriculum, an Honors student will have become:
an intellectually agile critical thinker and problem-solver who can demonstrate and apply knowledge across disciplines.
a skilled communicator who can clearly discuss what they mean in written communication.
a skilled public speaker who can create and construct compelling presentations and spoken arguments.
a savvy and technologically literate creator and user of information and technology, with abilities to assess and critically evaluate sources.
a quantitatively and scientifically literate graduate who can make data-driven decisions and address real-world problems by utilizing mathematical applications and appropriate scientific approaches.
a responsible leader who shows participation in civic engagement and service learning projects, on and off campus.
a globally engaged citizen who can synthesize cross-cultural knowledge of politics, art, music, culture and ethics across borders.
Honors courses provided me with invaluable skill sets that help me succeed as an IT professional. I developed my critical thinking and public speaking skills, which aided me immensely in presentations and communications in the workplace. – Kiran Chaudhry, Class of 2019