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SUU Honors Program

Established in 1999, the Southern Utah University Honors Program strives to connect motivated, curious learners to deepen their undergraduate education. With students from over 50 majors from across campus, the Honors Program is a place of possibility, enrichment, and discovery for students from all walks of life. Opportunities within the program include peer leadership, dissemination on a regional and national level, and mentorship from highly rated faculty across campus. Through participating in colloquial roundtable discussions, various academic events, and collaborating with faculty and other honors students, an SUU Honors student is able to broaden their perspective and take charge of their own education.

Benefits of being in the Honors Program include:

  • A community of curiosity-driven learners
  • Discussion-based interdisciplinary honors courses
  • Opportunity to creatively dive deep into research and produce original work
  • Work with and learn from SUU's top-rated faculty throughout campus
  • Regular events and opportunities to interact with other honors students
  • Access to the Honors Commons (computer lab and study area in the university library)
  • Priority registration (register before majority of students)
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Mission Statement

The SUU honors program provides an interdisciplinary academic experience for motivated learners to enhance their education through innovative curriculum and involvement in a community incorporating SUU’s best faculty members and students.

Learning Outcomes include:

  • Discuss complex issues from diverse perspectives
  • Examine how scholars in different disciplines observe and interpret the world
  • Develop skills in communication, critical thinking, information literacy, and problem-solving
  • Write analytical or scientific papers of substantial length and depth
  • Apply creative thinking, critical thinking, and problem solving skills to (inter)disciplinary problems