3 Benefits of the Honors Program

By University Staff

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If you’re a high-achieving student with the GPA to back it up, you may be eligible for all the advantages and prestige that comes with being accepted into the University of Arizona Global Campus Honors Program. The Honors Program offers students an opportunity to complete a series of advanced coursework in addition to your chosen program of study. The expectations are significant, but so are the benefits.

What are the Benefits of an Honors Program?

If the opportunity to secure bragging rights with an Honors Program designation on your diploma isn’t enough to convince you, consider these material advantages of the online Honors Program at the University of Arizona Global Campus.

Challenging Curriculum

As a student who has worked hard for your GPA, you can look forward to taking courses with learning outcomes that focus on leadership and teamwork, innovative approaches to problems, interpreting global issues, and evaluating impact of civic engagement. Choose between two Honors Course sequences with either three or six courses. Only your fellow Honors Program peers are invited to take these courses, meaning you’ll be tackling leadership, innovation, global perspective, and civic responsibility alongside the University of Arizona Global Campus' best and brightest!

Elevated Support

Along with the wealth of support in the form of peer-to-peer CHAMPS mentoring and professors who want to connect with you, as a student in the Honors Program, additional support is available to you:

  • Collaborative and holistic support team consisting of a Student Advisor, Financial Aid Advisor, and Career & Alumni Advisor who are dedicated to your continued success and professional development
  • Access to a University of Arizona Global Campus faculty member who will serve as your mentor
  • A dedicated phone line to contact Honors advisors when you need them

Career Opportunities

The University of Arizona Global Campus already provides many resources to expand your career as an online student, but did you know that Honors Program students have access to exclusive opportunities? Whether you seek advice from Career Services or want to pursue networking opportunities, the Honors Program offers additional means for enhancing your career during and after your time as a student. Some opportunities include:

  • An invitation to join an exclusive college community group within the University of Arizona Global Campus Connect, our online alumni community
  • Access to a member’s only Honors Program social platform where students can interact and build their professional network
  • An Honors Program identifier on your transcript and diploma so you can show your potential employer your quality and dedication

Forbes Networking

The Forbes School of Business and Technology™ offers more than just coursework. Students in the Honors Program enjoy many benefits such as access to the Forbes Distinguished Speaker events and networking groups.

Whether you’re just beginning your time with the University of Arizona Global Campus or are a seasoned student, consider working hard to meet the criteria for qualification and earn the recognition of an Honors Program student. Visit the Honors Program page to learn more.

 

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Written by University Staff


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