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Honors Seminars

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Honors seminars challenge and broaden the intellectual horizons of University Honors students. Honors seminars are open to all honors students from any academic discipline or academic year. Honors seminars are typically small (15-25 students) and discussion based. Honors seminars can also be used to satisfy general education requirements (BoKs). Additionally, In most cases, there are no pre-requisites for these courses. All honors seminars count as one honors experience once they are completed and showcased on the student's learning portfolio.

Find Honors Seminars on Catalyst

University Honors students can register for most honors seminars through Catalyst as they would any other class. Just follow the video above or use these quick steps.

  1. Log-in to Catalyst using your 6+2
  2. Select My Academics
  3. Select Search for Classes
  4. Choose the correct term
  5. Select Additional Search Criteria
  6. Under the Course Attribute menu, select UC Transcripted Attributes
  7. Under Course Attribute Value, select Honors Course
  8. Select Search


However, seminars with study tours require applications; please see the individual course pages for more information.


Please note:  Other courses offered at UC that happen to have the word "seminar" (or "special topics") in the title are not considered to be honors seminars.

Undergraduate students who are not in the University Honors Program are welcome to enroll in honors seminars if the following guidelines are met:

  • The student has a minimum cumulative University GPA of 3.2 (First-year students in their first semester who do not yet have GPAs are not permitted to enroll in honors classes).
  • The priority registration period for UHP students has been completed and there is space available in the class.
  • The class is not HNRS1010 or an honors section of ENGL2089 (these classes are open to University Honors students only).
  • There may also be special restrictions on other courses, but that is rare.

Questions?

Contact an honors academic advisor at 513-556-6254or honors@uc.edu.

Seminars with Study Tours

Seminars with study tours require applications; please see the individual course pages for more information. You can find these pages by clicking on the term to the right, make sure you are viewing the Seminars with Study Tours tab at the top, and then clicking on the course title. 

Important Notes

Other courses offered at UC that happen to have the word "seminar" (or "special topics") in the title are not considered to be honors seminars.

Undergraduate students who are not in the University Honors Program are welcome to enroll in honors seminars if the following guidelines are met:

  • The student has a minimum cumulative University GPA of 3.2 (First-year students in their first semester who do not yet have GPAs are not permitted to enroll in honors classes).
  • The priority registration period for UHP students has been completed and there is space available in the class.
  • The class is not HNRS1010 or an honors section of ENGL2089 (these classes are open to University Honors students only).
  • There may also be special restrictions on other courses, but that is rare.

Questions?

Contact an honors academic advisor at 513-556-6254 or honors@uc.edu.

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Students in Paris

Interested in a seminar with a study tour? Most travel internationally for one - two weeks!

Special Notes

  • Class meeting days/times subject to change. Check Catalyst for the most up-to-date information.
  • Listed BoK's are for reference only. Check your degree audit or class listings on OneStop for official information.
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Music as Social Life students experimenting with instruments

Students on a boat in the Amazon

Brazilian Amazon students on the Amazon River

ENGL2089 class at Granny's Garden

Service learning through the honors section of ENGL2089