As a member of the Honors College, you'll join other high-performing students in small classes designed around a strong curriculum. Students of every major take 30 credit hours of honors courses and write an honors thesis under faculty guidance. Outside of class, you'll live with other Honors scholars and take part in organizations and activities that are unique to Honors College students.
Benefits of being an Honors Graduate
- A debt-free education
- Residential housing in the Prairie Crossing apartment complex
- Early registration
- Small classes with a great learning environment where professors know students by name
- Dedicated professors who work hard to develop personal relationships and help each student succeed in his/her college work
- Research opportunities with professors
- Increased availability of scholarships
- Participation in social and academic organizations such as Student Honors Council and honor societies
- Annual Honors Day luncheon
- Special recognition at graduation
- Honors designation on your diploma and transcripts
- Completed thesis to list on your resume or graduate-school application
Membership in the Honors College requires:
Completion of an application for the Honors College which is a separate application from the university application.
- Must be an entering Freshman with an ACT of 27 or higher or an SAT score (Critical Reading and Math) of 1200.*
- Graduate in the top 10% of your high school graduation class.*
- Interview with the Honors College advisor at TAMU-Commerce.
- Be committed to a four year Honors College program.
*These do not represent cut-off scores, merely benchmarks.
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