SUU Honors Program

Honors Program Mission Statement

The Honors Program provides enrichment opportunities for exceptionally talented, creative, and academically committed students in a challenging interdisciplinary undergraduate experience. The program connects students with Southern Utah University’s best faculty through small classes and participation in out-of-class activities. Students learn in a collaborative environment where their ideas and research carry respect. As a community of scholars, students and faculty work enthusiastically to achieve the following learning outcomes:

  • To understand complex issues from diverse perspectives
  • To understand how scholars in different disciplines observe and interpret the world
  • To develop skills in communication, critical thinking, information literacy, and problem solving
  • To write analytical or scientific papers of substantial length and depth

Additionally, honors students participate in colloquia roundtable discussions, social events, and activities with faculty and other honors students.