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Transfers/Current Brockport Students College Honors College Requirements

Honors students must fulfill the College at Brockport's requirements in General Education and their specific academic major(s). A combination of small interactive Honors seminars and conventional courses may be used to satisfy these requirements. All Honors students are expected to take at least one course per year and maintain a 3.25 minimum GPA to remain active in the college.

Students who start the Honors College at the midpoint of their undergraduate education must complete Track II, which consists of three Honors Courses totaling seven credits.


  • HON 395 Honors Colloquium (1 credit). As preparation for the Honors Senior Thesis project, this course needs to be completed during the junior year.
  • Honors Contemporary Issues (3 credits). An Honors course that satisfies the Contemporary Issues General Education requirement. Examples of recent Honors Contemporary Issues course titles include: Life in the Digital Age, Contemporary Issues in Health, Freedom of Expression, Professional Ethics.
  • HON 490 Honors Senior Thesis Project (3 credits). The capstone experience of College Honors: an individual research project, requiring both a written product and a formal presentation. Completed under the direction of a professor in either your major or a related area, this course usually fulfills requirements in your major.



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