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Freshman Honors enhances solid critical thinking and composition skills during a student's first year.

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    PROGRAM BEGINS EACH FALL QUARTER

    The Honors first-year sequence satisfies 6 of the General Education Core Requirements (GECR) all students must meet to earn a degree. Honors freshmen take one 8-credit course per quarter.

    HONS 101/
    Fall Quarter
    Ancient World - (satisfies 1 Humanities GECR & 1 Social Science GECR

    HONS 102/Winter Quarter
    Middle Ages through the Reformation - (satisfies 1 Humanities GECR & 1 Social Science GECR

    HONS 103/Summer Quarter
    Modern Science & Society w/ HONS 104 lab - (satisfies 1 Natural Science GECR & 1 Social Science GECR)

    These courses stress both composition and discussion. The interdisciplinary format provides a foundation in the liberal arts --drama, fine art, music, history, science, philosophy, and world literature. Freshman Honors enhances solid critical thinking and composition skills during a student's first year. Students develop the ability to produce quality compositions, as well as to correctly cite works consulted. Honors faculty work one-on-one with students, if needed, to foster English composition skills.

    Honors classes are set at a comfortable level and pace; the program has proven to be both valuable and enjoyable for more than 20 years.

    A few highlights:

    To Apply: Complete the Honors section of the Eastern Washington University General Scholarship Application. Running Start students with an AA do not apply to Freshman Honors. If you have some Running Start credits, but not an AA, contact our office.


    Contact Information

    Honors Program
    217 Hargreaves Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    email: honors@ewu.edu
    phone: 509.359.2822
    fax: 509.359.2823

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