Honors courses are often innovative or experimental courses that represent the faculty member’s original investigation of a topic. These innovative courses nonetheless count toward your degree requirements. Honors courses may be taught as independent courses or as discussion/laboratory sections of a larger course. In each case, we expect students to learn from one another as well as from the instructor. Most courses carry three or four credits.
HNR 200 – level Seminars introduce students to various aspects of the wider community in the city of Syracuse and central New York. The First-Year Honors Orientation Seminar helps students become successful members of the Syracuse University community. These Honors seminars are one credit hour.