Becton College Honors in Major

A discipline-oriented approach for students who wish to focus their academic inquiries.

Honors in the Major enables students to:

  • Engage in self-directed scholarly inquiry and research;

  • Acquire sophisticated knowledge of and skills in their own field;

  • Prepare for high levels of achievement in advanced study and professional life;

  • Learn to explore new ideas and take intellectual risks;

  • Develop an enhanced awareness of their discipline's standards and ethics;

  • Cultivate habits of independent thought and creativity; and

  • Strive for objectivity in scholarly discourse and analysis.

Please consult with the Chair of your department if you are interested in pursuing Honors in your major.