HONORING YOUR ASPIRATIONS
The Baptist Health Sciences University Honors Program lays the foundation for a higher learning path, driven by intense collaboration between a student and our faculty. It’s a path built together and designed specifically for those students who seek distinctive learning opportunities and an experience that enriches every part of your tenure at Baptist University. An Honors student at Baptist University will experience enriched academic, social, and community service opportunities that will help you develop into an outstanding leader.
A Baptist University honors student possesses a distinct drive and commitment. This student enjoys intellectual involvement, lifelong learning and cultivates a close academic interaction with faculty, peers and the community. An honors student pursues opportunities to strengthen critical thinking, writing and research skills. We believe a Baptist University honors student views the larger community as a classroom and has a strong sense of purpose.
Baptist University honors students receive unique opportunities to enhance their work and studies:
- More research opportunities
- Leadership development
- Preparation for post-graduate studies
- Honors designation at graduation
- Opportunities for community service
- Private tours/access to Baptist Hospital tours
- Social events
- Priority registration for classes
- Eligible for 3-year accelerated plan in select majors
- Eligible for guaranteed professional program placement for first-time-freshmen in the Nursing program.
GUIDELINES - FRESHMEN
The Baptist University Honors Program considers freshmen scholarship recipients and freshmen who meet the following criteria:
ACT score of 25 or higher
High School GPA of 3.5 or higher
Must meet both criteria
GUIDELINES - TRANSFER
The Baptist University Honors Program considers transfer scholarship recipients and transfer students who meet the following criteria:
Classified as a student with 1 to 29 credit hours earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Membership in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (optional)
GUIDELINES - CURRENT BAPTIST COLLEGE FRESHMEN
The Baptist University Honors Program considers current Baptist University freshmen who meet the following criteria:
12-29 credit hours earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
The Honors Program is not applicable in completion programs, Pre-Health Studies, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography.