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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. 

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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:

I.) A series of four interdisciplinary colloquia

  • The classical civilization 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.

II.) Upper-level liberal arts seminars

III.) Independent research leading to a senior Honors project/thesis

For detailed information on curriculum, visit the Honors Program Curriculum Page


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 visit our curriculum page where you can look at course schedules syllabi to familiarize yourself with the content of the colloquia. Honors is a competitive program with a limited number of seats. More »