Incoming freshmen are chosen for the program based on their cumulative high school grade point average and their combined SAT scores (reading, writing and math). Incoming first year students will receive notice of their selection into the Honors Program upon being accepted into AMC. A formal letter written by Christine Atkins and Richard Lolatte, along with an Honors brochure, will be mailed in December.
Full-time students at Albertus Magnus College are eligible to participate in the Honors Program by maintaining a 3.5 cumulative grade point average.Requirements
Eligible first-year students may take EN 106, EN 107, EN 155, HU 113 and HU 114 as honors courses. They are encouraged to take Honors Biology as well as Honors Evolution of Art. To successfully complete the program, these students must take four additional three-credit honors courses. Students not completing the courses listed above for honors credit must take six three-credit honors courses. All honors students must take at least one B course and one C course for honors credit. To graduate from the Honors Program, a student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.7.Fulfillment of Requirements
Students may satisfy requirements for the Honors Program by taking designated honors courses, by contracting with individual faculty members to design a regular course as an honors course for that student, by successfully completing the Aquinas Scholars Program with a cumulative GPA of 3.7, or by taking independent studies or tutorials that are considered by the faculty to be eligible for honors credit.Incentives
In addition to adding this distinction to their resume/CV, Honors students receive the following benefits:
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