Program Requirements

There are many combinations of courses that students can combine to complete the Honors Program. By working with the Honors advisors, it is possible to make the curriculum fit with any NKU major.

Upon acceptance into the Honors Program, all Honors students must complete the following basic requirements:

  • Complete 21 Honors credit hours before graduation (15 credit hours of coursework and 6 credit hours from the capstone)
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA and Honors GPA of at least 3.25
  • Complete an Honors course at least every other semester until program is completed

Students who successfully complete these requirements earn the distinction of University Honors Scholar on their diploma and transcript.