Honors Program

About Honors Program

The Undergraduate Nursing Honors Program mission is to prepare students at the baccalaureate level in nursing science and leadership. This program is designed to enhance the educational experience of high-achieving undergraduate nursing majors by focusing on the development of nursing science. Honors program students enjoy working with a faculty mentor on research, taking special honors sections of selected courses, completing an honor’s project, and presenting their work at a professional conference or poster session.

The benefits the Honors Program offers for Nursing students include:

  • Dedicated Academic Advising by the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
  • Working closely with experienced faculty mentors
  • Experiential Learning Activities to develop nursing science and leadership skills
  • Being part of a close-knit group at a nationally ranked school and university Attending professional conference(s)
  • Being a part of a special learning community targeted for Nursing Honors students
  • Opportunity for a personalized recommendation letter from faculty mentors
  • Development of leadership skills to increase opportunity and competitiveness for scholarships
  • Honors designation on University of Texas transcript