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Honors Courses by Term

Winter 2022 Honors Courses with open seats:

  • HIST 318-080 Colonial America (In Person) Bruce Bendler: This course covers the transit of culture from England to America and its modification there during the seventeenth century. The development of mature colonial societies to 1760. Meets with the regular section.
  • HIST 343-080 Medieval Europe: 1050-1350 (Online) Michael Frassetto: This course is a survey of political, social, cultural and economic developments in Europe between 1050 and 1350. Meets with the regular section
  • PHIL 204-080 World Religions (In Person) Alan Fox: This course examines varieties of religious belief and practice from diverse cultures, including representative Asian and Western traditions, studied mainly in terms of their historical development and importance. This is a free-standing honors section.
  • UAPP 110-080 Changing the World and Public Policy (Online) Philip Barnes: “Going Green”, the haves and have nots, relevant politics – all huge contemporary issues. Can you get a job AND make a difference? Public Policy addresses such issues and begins with you. Examines basic policy concepts/strategies used by citizens, government and other societal institutions. Meets with the regular section. 

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Please use only if you cannot enroll in an open Honors course for which you meet the prerequisites and restrictions. Forms submitted before your enrollment appointment date/time will not be considered.
Please indicate your plans regarding Honors integrated BISC 208/CHEM104/134 for the 2022 spring semester. If you are enrolled in HiBC in 21F and plan to take HiBC in 22S the Honors staff will register you for those sections prior to your enrollment date. If you are not taking Honors Integrated in 21F, permission from the instructors is required prior to enrolling.
This form is intended for students wishing to enroll in the Honors Tutorial (UNIV490) only. Please see the form for more information.
Please fill out this form if you are unable to register for any Honors E110s or Honors Colloquia that fit into your schedule or have any other issues/requests regarding these honors courses.

Honors College Expectations

    • General Honors Award: Review the requirements for the General Honors Award.
    • Honors Degree: Review the requirements and FAQs for the Honors Degree.
    • Honors Course Expectations: 3 credits of Honors coursework is required each academic year. Please review the Honors Degree requirements for your major which are listed in the UD Catalog. While taking one honors course an academic year keeps you eligible to remain in honors, you will need to enroll in more than one honors course per academic year to earn the Honors Degree or the Honors Degree with Distinction.
    • Honors Section Numbers: Honors classes are denoted by 080-089 section numbers. You can confirm that the course is Honors by clicking on the course number in the Courses Search. The note should say “This is an Honors section/course.”
    • GPA: Beyond first year, honors students are expected to earn at least a 3.300 cumulative GPA at the end of their second and third year. You will be eligible to take Honors courses in the spring with at least a cumulative GPA of a 3.00 or higher at the end of the fall semester.
    • GPA Concerns: If anyone is concerned about their GPA, you are encouraged to contact the Honors College office to set up an appointment.

Enrollment Issues

    • Course Restrictions: Some Honors courses may have additional restrictions (such as “Open to Majors Only” or “Open to Honors Freshmen and Sophomores Only,” etc.). These restrictions appear in the Honors Course Book and may also appear under “Notes” in the Courses Search. If you believe you meet the requirements but are unable to enroll, complete the Honors Course Request Form. Do not contact faculty or department offices to enroll in Honors courses which are full or otherwise restricted. If the course you want is full, you will have to wait for a seat to become available in order to add the course. We do not over-enroll Honors courses. Prerequisites listed in the catalog or on Courses Search will be absolute restrictions in UDSIS. In other words, students will not be able to enroll themselves in courses without the published prerequisite. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite, UDSIS will assume successful completion of the course during the initial enrollment period. If you do not successfully complete the prerequisite, you will lose your enrollment after grades are posted.
    • Honors in UDSIS: Please check your majors, minors, and Honors coding in UDSIS, especially if you have changed or added any majors or minors recently. If you are missing your Honors coding in UDSIS, please contact the Honors College at 831-1195. If you are missing any of your majors or minors in UDSIS, please contact the Registrar’s Office at registrar@udel.edu.
    • Prerequisites listed in the catalog or on Courses Search will be absolute restrictions in UDSIS. In other words, students will not be able to enroll themselves in courses without the published prerequisite. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite, UDSIS will assume successful completion of the course during the initial enrollment period. If you do not successfully complete the prerequisite, you will lose your enrollment after grades are posted.

Reminders to Class of 2025

    • Course times for honors ENGL110 and Colloquia (HONR) courses will be available on Courses Search the week of November 1.
    • Students will register for Honors ENGL110 or Colloquia after their initial registration appointments. You will register for Honors ENGL110 on November 17 at 8:00 AM and Honors Colloquia (HONR) courses on November 17 at 8:30 AM. Honors ENGL110 and Colloquia will be enrolled on a first-come/first-serve basis. Do not contact faculty about enrolling in a particular section but instead complete this form.
    • If you have issues enrolling in your Honors ENGL 110 or Honors Colloquium or other requests, fill out the ENGL110/Colloquium Registration Issue Form.
    • GPA:  First year Honors students are expected to earn at least a 3.200 cumulative GPA at the end of the first year (end of spring semester). You will be eligible to take Honors courses in the spring with at least a cumulative GPA of a 3.00 or higher at the end of the fall semester.
    • GPA Concerns: If anyone is concerned about their GPA, feel free to contact the Honors College office to set up an appointment to discuss your options
    • World Scholars: first year World Scholars should plan to take their Honors Colloquium in the fall of 2022.

Information for Students not in the Honors College

    • Full-time matriculated undergraduate University of Delaware students who have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher in at least 12 credits at the University of Delaware are eligible to take Honors courses on a space-available basis. Priority seating in honors courses is given to eligible Honors students. Students not yet in the Honors College can request honors courses which still have available seats for Spring 2022 and those requests will be processed in early December. Students not in the Honors College who meet the above criteria can request a course by submitting an Honors Course Request Form.
    • To apply to the Honors College as a current UD student who entered as an incoming freshman (not transfer student), see the application here