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2019-2020 Catalog

Hicks Honors College Program

Program Requirements

The Hicks Honors College curriculum is designed as a flexible, individualized program that encourages students to craft their own intellectually deep experience and have a rich co-curricular experience while engaging in critical reflection throughout. 

In order to fulfill Honors at UNF: 

  1. Complete the 15-credit hour Hicks Honors Foundations curriculum (which will normally fulfill remaining General Education courses) or the equivalent.
  2. Complete enriched upper-division Hicks Honors program by fulfilling the following three categories: 
    1. Successful completion of IDS 3924 Hicks Honors Pre-Capstone Symposium (0-1 ch)
    2. One from the following types of experiences (note: these are illustrative not exhaustive):
      •  i. Honors in the Major
      • ii. Hicks Fellowship
      • iii. Semester Abroad
      • iv. Minor in an unrelated field to the major (such as the Leadership Minor)
      •  v. Other experiences/programs approved by the Hicks Honors College
       
    3. Two from the following types of experiences (note: these are illustrative not exhaustive):
      • i. Honors seminar
      • ii. two language classes beyond major requirements
      • iii. present at an Honors or disciplinary conference
      • iv. publish a work of literature or art
      • v. Other experiences approved by the Hicks Honors College  
         
     
  3. Involvement in extensive co-curricular activities such as (either a or b): 
    1. a major leadership initiative approved by the Hicks Honors College, such as (but not limited to) Osprey Community Engagement Program, Environmental Leadership Program, student government officer, etc.
    2. a variety of selected experiences approved by the Hicks Honors College, such as (but not limited to) completing an application for a competitive fellowship, participating in an honors service project or ambassadorship, serving in organizations on or off campus, etc.
     
  4. Complete an Honors Capstone no sooner than two years before graduation.
  5. Complete an e-portfolio which demonstrates fulfillment of numbers 2-4 above. 
  6. Have a UNF GPA of 3.2 or above at the time of graduation.