Sample Course Sequence

First Semester Courses (all majors) – 12-16 credits total

 

2-3 OF THE FOLLOWING HONORS COURSES:

 

Composition—Ex: COMP110 3 credits

Math—Ex: MATH120 or MATH115 3/4 credits

Social/Behavioral Science—Ex: PSYC110 3 credits

 

+ 2-3 NON-HONORS COURSES to fulfill major and/or gen-ed requirements, or explore potential major areas.

 

Second Semester Courses (all majors)

 

2-3 OF THE FOLLOWING HONORS COURSES:

 

Composition—Ex: COMP111 3 credits

History or Humanities—Ex: HIST151 or HUMN114 3 credits

Lab Science—Ex: BIOL101 4 credits

 

By-contract course—Ex: MGMT230 3 credits

 

Any other honors course offered but not already taken (see above).

 

+ 2-3 NON-HONORS COURSES to fulfill major, gen-ed, and/or other requirements.

 

Third Semester

 

1-2 honors by-contract courses at student request/teacher discretion or additional dedicated honors sections.

 

+ NON-HONORS COURSES to fulfill major, gen-ed, and/or other requirements and carry full-time load.

 

Fourth Semester

 

1-2 honors by-contract courses at student request/teacher discretion or additional dedicated honors sections.

 

+ NON-HONORS COURSES to fulfill major, gen-ed, and/or other requirements and carry full-time load.


TOTAL: Minimum 18 credits of honors courses, including no fewer than 9 credits in dedicated honors sections.

 

 

NOTE:  Honors students should, generally speaking, follow the same course sequence as  non-honors students in their major.  Also, no honors student will be permitted to do by-contract coursework until s/he has successfully completed at least one dedicated-section honors course.  

For more information

For more information, please contact Dr. Stephen doCarmo, program coordinator, at (215) 968-8267, or contact the Admissions Office at honors@bucks.edu or (215) 968-8119.