Honors@Bucks Sample Course Sequence

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

 

2-3 OF THE FOLLOWING DEDICATED-HONORS COURSES:

 

Composition—Ex: COMP110H 3 credits

Math—Ex: MATH120H or MATH115H 3/4 credits

Social/Behavioral Science—Ex: PSYC110H 3 credits

 

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

 

Second-Semester Courses (all majors)

 

2-3 OF THE FOLLOWING DEDICATED-HONORS COURSES:

 

Composition—Ex: COMP111H 3 credits

History or Humanities—Ex: HIST151H or HUMN114H 3 credits

Lab Science—Ex: BIOL101H 4 credits

 

Honors-by-contract course—Ex: MGMT230 3 credits

 

Any other dedicated-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 Courses

 

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 Courses

 

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 for associate degree with honors: Minimum 6 honors courses, at least 3 of them dedicated-honors.

 

 

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-honors course.  

For more information

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