HONORS SEMINAR PROGRAM

GENERAL

The Honors Seminar Program brings students and distinguished campus visitors (scholars, leaders, or artists) together in seminars and forums to discuss and examine issues and ideas.

CHANCELLOR’S AWARD

Students with a minimum 28 ACT and 3.5 GPA are guaranteed this award. They must participate in the Honors Seminar Program and are assured of a scholarship of at least in-state tuition and fees for four years. Recommendation for continuation of the award into the sophomore, junior, and senior years is contingent upon performance in academic courses and in the Honors Seminar Program.

HONORS SEMINAR SCHOLARSHIP-WORKSHIP

A scholarship which assures students of at least $1,500 for the freshman year is awarded students wishing to participate in the program.

A workship for $1,500 is available to students in their sophomore, junior, and senior years. Recommendation for continuation into the sophomore, junior, and senior years is contingent upon performance in academic courses and in the Honors Seminar Workship Program.

HONORS SEMINAR CURRICULUM

Students eligible for the Honors Seminar Program may enroll in Honors Seminar courses according to their classification and receive one hour of academic credit each year. The courses carry full academic credit.

Courses Credit Hours
Freshman
Honors Seminar 108
1
Sophomore
Honors Seminar 208
1
Junior
Honors Seminar 308
1
Senior
Honors Seminar 408
1

ADMISSION

Students qualify for the Honors Seminar Program by having an ACT composite of 25 or higher and a 3.5 or higher high school grade point average.

A student applies for admission to the Honors Seminar Program by completing the regular applications for admission and financial aid at UT Martin. When the Admissions Office receives the student’s ACT score and the transcript confirming the high school grade point average, the student will be notified of his/her eligibility. When the student agrees to participate in the program, the scholarship is awarded.

More information and answers to specific questions about the Honors Seminar Program and the Scholarship-Workship are available from:

  Director
  Honors Programs
  The University of Tennessee at Martin
  Martin, Tennessee 38238

DESCRIPTION OF COURSES


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