If you have not previously been in Honors, welcome!
When you declare an Honors major, you become a member of the LSA Honors Program.
We believe that these activities are intrinsically worth doing, and hope you will, too.
We provide a convenient way to keep track of your activities and the ways you are meeting Honors Program requirements and expectations. By the end of their sophomore year, Honors Program students are required to have: The Honors Core coursework forms the foundation for an Honors education at U-M.
Being in Honors means exploring widely and investigating deeply.
The Honors Core curriculum forms the foundation for an Honors education; beyond the Core there are many ways to challenge yourself and engage here.The Honors Academic Board meets almost every Monday morning, so petitions submitted by noon on Thursday will usually be addressed by mid-day the following Monday.Your senior audit will be done by the Honors Senior Auditor, Jacquelyn Turkovich ([email protected]).Designed specifically for Honors students by innovative faculty, the Honors Core curriculum provides rigorous, wide-reaching introductory courses across the three academic divisions in LSA: the Natural Sciences (NS), the Social Sciences (SS), and the Humanities (HU).The Honors Core builds on the fine tradition of our historic Great Books course, which remains a Core Humanities course.All Honors students have registration access to Honors classes, so you won’t need overrides to register for most of them.Honors hosts many activities and events—we encourage you to join in.The LSA Honors Program at the University of Michigan is a four-year academic program designed to provide motivated, academically talented undergraduates with opportunities to enrich their education beyond what might be typical for an undergraduate career at the University of Michigan.It allows you to combine the vast resources of a large research university with the kind of personal attention and small community you might find at a small liberal arts college.Your advisor can give you more details on these options.We hope that you will go above and beyond the minimum requirements during your first two years and work towards earning the Sophomore Honors Award.