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When considering Honors, you'll want to have some basic information in order to make an informed decision about whether or not to take an Honors class. Let’s start with two of the most important questions: What is an Honors class, and how is it different from a regular class?
Honors classes are designed to be interactive and challenging. They provide students with a more independent course of study in a seminar-style classroom environment, with the added benefit of a smaller class size.
Honors classes differ in some very significant ways from standard courses. Student leadership of class discussion is not only encouraged but expected and integral to the learning process. Honors classes also require a higher caliber of work and a greater investment of time. In Honors classes, you’ll often interact with self motivated students seeking a more challenging and involved learning environment than you sometimes find in other classes.
Now that you know about some characteristics of Honors classes, you’re probably asking yourself, am I eligible to take one?
Students become eligible for Honors in one of two ways: