Apr 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Honors Program - Minor

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The Honors Program at Nazareth University engages a community of student-scholars in an interdisciplinary program of study in order to foster a commitment to ongoing intellectual curiosity, build leadership in local and global communities, and develop the skills and knowledge to address the complex issues facing our world.

Students need to maintain a 3.5 GPA to continue in the program. See full description of the GPA Requirement and Probation Policy.

Program Director:

Stephanie M. Zamule, Ph.D.


Honors Program Requirements

​Track Options

Students choose one or more tracks from those listed below.

Research Scholar

Develop expertise in research and writing, culminating in an original interdisciplinary thesis, or creative research project

Engagement Scholar

Make significant impacts to the community by designing and planning a community-focused capstone project.

  • Upper level (300 and above) service learning/community-focused courses or clinical/practicum - 6 credits
    • Service Learning/Community-focused courses: AED 308L, AED 354L, ANT 432G, CSD 457, CYD 301, CYD 480, DAN 401, HIS 348, LST 301, NSG 305L, NSG 307L, NSG 406L, NSG 407L, PSC 348, PSY 356, PSY 355, RES 367, SWK 333, HHS 450, SWK 483 or other course approved by program director
    • Clinical/Practicum courses: AED 465, BIO 465, INCH 480, MED 465, BIO 479, CHM 479, CHN 479, ENGE 479, FRN 479, HIS 479, ITL 479, MTH 479, OTR 311, SPN 479, SWK 484 or other course approved by program director
  • Sustained Community Engagement (co-curricular)
  • Service Trip (co-curricular)

Global Scholar

Engage deeply with global communities, research, and create a globally-focused project or thesis.

  • Study Abroad - Fall, Spring or Summer term (minimum 5 weeks)
  • Intermediate Foreign Language - (2 courses above the intro level) 
  • Upper level (300 and above) global courses - (at Nazareth or abroad - 6 credits); eligible courses are identified with a “course level” of Global

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