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Gateway to University Honors (HNRS1010) is a one-credit hour course that all University Honors students are required to take during their first year. Students will enroll in the course during fall semester of their freshman year.
The vision of the University Honors Program includes our hope that students are transformed through their University Honors experience. University Honors is committed to helping students maximize their educational opportunities at UC while discovering and pursuing their passions in life and using their gifts and talents to make meaningful contributions to society.
Gateway to University Honors will provide students with the opportunity to understand what it means to be a member of the University Honors Program and the requirements and benefits of their participation. Additionally, students will learn how to deepen their learning through reflection. This course is interactive and relies heavily on your participation. Class sessions will involve discussion, peer groups, hands-on activities, speakers, and other methods of learning. You will have many opportunities to share your ideas and gain feedback from your peers, upper-class honors students, and your instructors.
Through a series of activities, assignments, and discussions, students who actively participate in this course will:
Gateway to University Honors is offered only in the fall semester. Therefore, students should register for the course in the fall semester.
Gateway to University Honors (HNRS1010) does NOT carry a fee for full-time students. If the student is taking the maximum number of credit hours (18), s/he can still enroll in this class without being charged additional tuition fees. For more information on experiences and courses that do not carry fees, please visit this page: http://www.uc.edu/af/bursar/fees/2012-2013/special_course_fees.html
Students who are already at 18 credit hours must receive authorization from their college academic advisor to register for the 19th credit hour.
Please contact your college advising office to find out how to receive this authorization.