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Coordinators

College Honors Coordinators

Each college at the University of Hartford has its own coordinator who can explain the specific requirements of its honors program.

To identify your college coordinator and learn more on the honors requirements of your college, please select your college from the menu below.

Coordinators

Hartford Art School

Coordinator:

Professor Jeremiah Patterson
860.768.4783
jpatterso@hartford.edu

Requirements: 18+ credits of graded Honors work.

The Hartford Art School Honors Coordinator helps each student develop a plan to earn the required 18 credits of Honors work through:

  • Honors sections of General Education (e.g., Honors WRT) and/or UIS courses
  • “Honors contract” courses
  • Upper-level independent study and research projects (including the University Scholar Program)

An overall Grade Point Average of 3.50+, and a 3.0+ in Honors work.

Note: All honors courses must be taken for a letter grade (not P/NP).

College of Arts and Sciences

Coordinator:

Dr. Adam Silver
860.768.4587
asilver@hartford.edu

There are two tracks for students to complete the A&S Honors Program:

  • Honors with Thesis
  • Honors (which involves more coursework)

The requirements of both tracks include 18+ credits of graded honors coursework. All honors courses must be taken for a letter grade (not P/NP), and students must complete these requirements with an overall Grade Point Average of 3.25+ and a 3.0+ in honors.

Honors with Thesis Requirements:

  • 6+ credits of honors general education courses (e.g., honors WRT and UIS) and/or “honors contract” courses
  • 6 credits of 300-level honors seminars, the Humanities Center Seminar, and with the permission of the A&S Honors Coordinator, students in the natural sciences may substitute a 300- or 400-level “honors contract” course for one of the seminars. Psychology Honors students, with permission, may substitute PSY 487 for one honors seminar.
  • A 6-credit honors thesis (HON 493 Honors Research and HON 494 Honors Thesis). Psychology Honors students may substitute PSY 488 for HON 493, but they must take HON 494 to complete the A&S Honors Program requirements.

Honors Requirements:

  • 6+ credits of honors general education courses (e.g., honors WRT and UIS) and/or “honors contract” courses
  • 9 credits of 300-level honors seminars, the Humanities Center Seminar, and with the permission of the A&S Honors Coordinator, students may substitute a 300- or 400-level “honors contract” course for one (or possibly two) of the seminars.
  • 3 credits of either a 300-level Honors seminar taken in the senior year in which the student completes an Honors Research Project on the course topic via honors contract, or an upper-level course in the student’s major (including an independent study or an internship, as appropriate) in which the student completes an Honors Research Project via honors contract. This contract must be approved in advance by the A&S Honors Committee, and the Honors Research Project must consist of 15-25 pages of additional writing beyond the course requirements. This research project will be evaluated by both the course instructor and a member of the A&S Honors Committee (or a designated expert), and it must be submitted to the A&S Honors Coordinator two weeks before the last day of classes.

Transfer students who enter A&S with junior status or above will be waived from the first six credits of honors general education. They must complete one of the two tracks of 12 credits of advanced honors course as well as fulfill the G.P.A. requirements noted above.

For more information, please go to the A&S Honors Program website.

Barney School of Business

Coordinator:

Dr. Irina Naoumova
860.768.4670
naoumova@hartford.edu

Requirements: 18+ credits of graded Honors work, including:

  • 9 credits of honors general education courses (e.g., honors WRT and UIS) and/or any other approved non-business Honors courses
  • 6 credits of “honors contract” courses at the 300-400 level (plus MGT/MKT 282) in the student’s major or program of study, or, when appropriate, an honors seminar
  • 3 credits in senior-level Honors: the research and writing of an Honors Thesis, an Independent Study (additional to a course or as a separate course, or a University Scholar Project
  • An overall Grade Point Average of 3.25+, a 3.25+ in the major, and a 3.0+ in Honors work.

Note: All honors courses must be taken for a letter grade (not P/NP).

College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions

Coordinator:

Claudia E. Oakes
860.768.5746
oakes@hartford.edu

Requirements: 18+ credits of graded Honors work, including:

  • 6+ credits of honors general education courses (e.g., honors WRT and UIS)
  • 6 credits in the major by “honors contracts” in nursing and health profession courses, or for education students, by “honors contracts” in professional education courses.
  • 6-credit Honors Thesis, 6-credit independent project supervised by an ENHP faculty member, or 6-credit University Scholar Project approved by the University Scholar Committee
  • An overall Grade Point Average of 3.0+, a 3.25+ in the major, and a 3.0+ in Honors work.

Note: All honors courses must be taken for a letter grade (not P/NP)

College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture

Coordinator:

Dr. Eoin King
860.768.5259
eoking@hartford.edu

See the requirements for Engineering students or Technology/Architecture students below:

Engineering Students

Requirements: 18+ credits of graded Honors work, including:

  • 2 credits of ES 116 and 117 Freshman Honors Seminar (one credit each)
  • 6 credits of honors general education course (e.g., WRT 110/HON 182, Hum/Soc Sci Electives, and honors UIS). This requirement also may be fulfilled by "honors contract" courses.
  • 6 credits of honors work in Engineering courses (CE, ECE, ES, ME, etc.). This requirement may be fulfilled by "honors contract" courses.
  • 4-credit Honors Thesis, or 4-credit Independent Study Project, or 4-credit University Scholar Project, each supervised by an Engineering faculty member.  
  • An overall Grade Point Average of 3.0+ and a 3.0+ in each of the above Honors coursework.

Note: All honors courses must be taken for a letter grade (not P/NP).

Technology/Architecture Students

Requirements: 18+ credits of graded Honors work, including:

  • 6 credits of Honors sections of University Interdisciplinary Study courses.
  • 6 credits of Honors courses or “honors contract” courses at the 200 level or above that are part of the student’s major.
  • 6 credits of senior-level independent study courses, such as the senior project course and/or the University Scholar Project.

An overall Grade Point Average of 3.0+, and a 3.25+ in the major, and a 3.0+ in Honors work.

Note: All honors courses must be taken for a letter grade (not P/NP).

Hillyer College

Coordinator:

Dr. Michele Troy
860.768.4734
mtroy@hartford.edu

Requirements: 9+ credits of graded honors courses, including:

  • at least 6 of the 9 credits must be earned in the following courses: HONB 110, HONB 200, or HONB 210
  • up to 3 credits of an honors contract course or an HON course offered by another college on campus
  • an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher as well as a “B” or better in every honors course taken for honors program completion
Note: All honors courses must be taken for a letter grade (not P/NP).

The Hartt School

Coordinators:

T. Moore
Theatre 
860.768.2472 
trmoore@hartford.edu 

W. Haston
Music
860.768.4957
haston@hartford.edu

S. Pier
Dance
860.768.2477
pier@hartford.edu

Requirements: 18+ credits of graded Honors work, including a 3-credit Honors Independent Study:

  • 6-9 credits of honors general education courses (e.g., honors WRT and UIS).
  • 6-9 credits of Honors courses in any of the fine or performing arts, including University Interdisciplinary Studies  (UIS) courses, courses in the College of Arts & Sciences, Hartford Art School, or Hartt. No more than 6 credits may be taken at   Hartt, and only in courses at the 200 level and above. This requirement also may be fulfilled through “honors contract” courses.
  • Students must complete at least 12 credits from the two areas above (and at least six from each area). If 12 credits are completed, students must complete 6 more credits from the two areas below: 3 graduate course credits and 3-credit Honors Independent Study. If 15 credits are completed from the two areas above, a 3-credit Honors Independent Study must be completed (as listed below).
  • 0-3 credits of graduate-level courses at Hartt (with instructor approval).
  • 3 credits of senior-level Honors independent Study, approved by a Hartt faculty advisor and the appropriate Hartt Honors Coordinator.
  • An overall Grade Point Average of 3.5+, and a 3.0+ in Honors work.

Note: All honors courses must be taken for a letter grade (not P/NP).