Requirements and Details

Eligibility Requirements:

For entering first-year students, a high school GPA (unweighted) of 3.5 or above and a combined SAT Mathematics and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 1240 are required. For currently enrolled students, an application essay, a 3.3 GPA or above, and the recommendation of two instructors are required. Interested students who do not meet these criteria may also apply. All applications will be considered on an individual basis, and final acceptance will be determined by the Honors Program. Transfer students who have completed 28 or more semester hours of transferable academic credit with a GPA of 3.3 or above will be invited to apply to Honors at Entrance and may be admitted pending program approval. Transfer students who have completed an HTCC Honors Transfer Program with an overall transfer GPA of 3.3 will be admitted to Honors and will also have the 24 required University of La Verne Honors elective credits reduced to 12.

Core Requirements: 12 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
HONR 111 Solving the Modern World 4
HONR 370 Honors Colloquium (2 semesters) 1,1
HONR 499 Senior Project – The World Is Our Neighborhood 2

One of the following:

HONR 201 Global Ideas I, or
HONR 202 Global Ideas II, or
HONR 203 Global Ideas III 4

Electives: 16 semester hours

(completion of 201, 202, and 203 is recommended):

HONR 201 Global Ideas I 4
HONR 202 Global Ideas II 4
HONR 202P Global Ideas II: From Galileo to the Multiverse 4
HONR 203 Global Ideas III 4
HONR 301 Literature Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 302 Philosophy and Religion Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 303 Mass Media Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 304 History Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 305 History of Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 306 Inter-area Humanities Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 311 Behavioral Science Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 312 Political Science Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 313 Economics Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 314 Inter-area Social & Behavioral Science Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 321 Life Science Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 322 Physical Science Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 331 Oral Communication Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 341 Quantitative Reasoning Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 351 Creative and Artistic Expression Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
HONR 361 Lifelong Fitness Interdisciplinary Seminar 4