What are the benefits of being a member of the JSU Honors Program?

Becoming a member of the Honors Program includes many benefits. The smaller classes and other activities associated with the program, including special advisement, career planning, and service opportunities, help to create an interdisciplinary and interdependent community of scholars engaging one-on-one and as groups with each other and their professors, the university, and the wider community. Other benefits of being a member include:

  • Priority class registration
  • Study Away (Domestic) and Study Abroad (International) opportunities including cultural exchange with other universities
  • Community service and service-learning opportunities
  • Opportunity to present scholarly work at the Southern Regional Honors Conference
  • Special recognition at graduation
  • Use of Honors facilities for computer use and printing, studying, and fellowshipping with other members
  • Development of critical thinking skills
  • Close interaction with Honors instructors
  • Learn and build friendships in a smaller learning community