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Honors Program

Embry-Riddle Honors Program

The Honors Program at Embry-Riddle is highly selective, offering students an enriched educational experience while also giving them opportunities to enhance campus and community life for others. Honors Program students enroll in several general education seminars focused on relevant, stimulating, interdisciplinary topics that encourage critical and creative thinking. Honors classes are small, the faculty are carefully selected, and the courses are student-centered and discussion-oriented. The Honors experience in the major emphasizes close involvement with selected faculty, research opportunities, and individually tailored projects. The program also adds to campus life through its guest speaker series and through activities sponsored by its student organization. Graduates of the Honors Program are models of academic excellence and student leadership.

Some features of the Honors Program:

  • Twelve credit hours of Honors in general education; at least 12 credit hours of Honors in the major. The Honors Program does not automatically add credit hours to any major.
  • Honors seminars no larger than 22 students.
  • Honors faculty.
  • Guest speakers and artists who spend time with students in specially scheduled sessions..
  • Honors housing for freshman students.
  • Priority registration for classes.
  • Research opportunities.
  • Co-op and internship opportunities.
  • Summer study-abroad opportunities.