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What is the Honors Program at Stockton University?
Stockton Honors is an academic program that combines challenging courses with service learning to foster a warm, supportive intellectual community. Honors students can choose any course of study from Stockton's major, minor, and certificate programs, while exploring opportunities from South Jersey to South Africa and all points in between.What unites us is a commitment to academic excellence, to making the world a better place, and to working creatively to achieve our goals.
Admission to the Honors Program
Admission to the Honors Program is competitive. Applicants must submit a separate application and letter of recommendation directly to the Honors Program office. Preference is given to those students who demonstrate clear intellectual curiosity and a strong desire to take an active role in their education and the College community. To remain in the program, students must continue to make academic progress, fulfill their service learning requirement, and maintain a 3.3 GPA. For application materials for the 2015-2016 academic year, please see the links on the left for Freshman or Transfer Honors Admissions Resources.
Please note that the Honors Program only admits incoming students. Students who have already matriculated at Stockton are not eligible to apply to the Honors Program.
Required Honors Courses for Incoming Freshmen
Required Honors Courses for Transfer Students
For students entering Stockton as sophomores:
For students entering Stockton as juniors:
For more information, please visit Transfer Honors Admissions Resources.
Service Learning Requirement
Honors students have made a commitment to making the world a better place, and the Service Learning Requirement allows them to fulfill that commitment in a variety of ways. Students entering the Honors Program are required to complete GEN 2840, Honors Service Learning. Working in consultation with the Honors Director and the Office of Service Learning, they develop a Service Learning Portfolio tailored to their personal interests, academic and career ambitions, and individual goals. They will ordinarily complete two service projects per semester in order to develop their skills and expertise in civic engagement.
First Year Excellence
Towards the end of their first year in the Honors Program, students may apply for the First Year Excellence award. To be eligible, they must:
Certificate of Distinction in Honors
Prior to graduation, Honors students may apply for Certificate of Distinction in Honors, which will appear on their college transcript. To be eligible, they must:
News and Updates
The Day of Service will be held on Saturday, September 12. Meet in the Campus Center event room.
The Get Involved Fair will be held September 16-17, A-J wing galleries.
This year's keynote Constitution Day speaker will be civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, Wednesday, September 16, 6:30, Campus Center event room.
The Honors 10th Anniversary and Alumni Reception will be held on Thursday, October 8, 6-7, Campus Center event room, followed by Stockton Myths and Legends.
Contact the Honors Director:
Professor Lisa Rosner, Honors Director
Office Hours Fall 2015, B114
Contact the Honors Program:
Education Program Assistant
Office Hours: M-F, 8 am-1 pm, 2-4pm, CC242
Honors Advisory Committee and Faculty
Please visit our Courses and Faculty page for contact information.