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University Honors Program

University Honors Program  

About the Honors Program

The Honors Program fosters intellectual growth by helping you acquire the breadth and depth of knowledge that is the hallmark of a liberally educated person.

Honors Faculty

Honors faculty come from a variety of departments and disciplines. Among these have been Anthropology, Art, Biology, Classics, English, History, Philosophy and Religion. 


The Honors Program has three principal components:  

  • A series of four interdisciplinary colloquia 
    • The classical civilizations of Europe and Asia; 
    • The medieval world; 
    • The early modern world from 1500 to 1850; and 
    • The contemporary world from the industrial revolution until today. 
  • Upper-level liberal arts seminars 
  • Independent research leading to a senior Honors project/thesis


Maisie Mountcastle, Administrator
University Honors Program
Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079
(973) 275-2011

Admissions and Application

You are invited to apply. Be sure to look over the curriculum and the course syllabi to familiarize yourself with the content of the courses that form the core of the program. Honors is a competitive program with a limited number of seats. More »

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