Two Year Junior/Senior Honors Program

This program is separate from but linked to the four year program. It is open to a limited number of students each year selected on a competitive basis but has slighlty different requirements. It is designed for

  • Transfer students from community colleges and universities.
  • University of Michigan-Flint students who did not previously participate in the Honors Program.

Eligible students should fill out a formal application. Students accepted into the two year program should then apply for admission into their concentration in the school or department of their choice. Upon completion of the program, students are named Junior/Senior University Honors Program Scholars and have such recorded on their transcripts and diplomas along with departmental and/or school honors.


  1. Completion of 55 credits at the University of Michigan-Flint and/or by transfer.

  2. GPA of 3.7 or higher, based on all courses completed in the freshman and

    sophomore years. (Transfer students must present their complete transcripts.)

  3. Completion of at least three quarters of the general education requirements.

  4. Departmental recommendation for acceptance into an honors concentration program.

  5. Approval by the Honors Program Council.


Program Requirements:

  • Completion of HON 355 (5 credits) in the first fall semester after being accepted into the program.

  • Completion of two honors elections

  • Enrollment in HON 393 (1 credit) each semester until the thesis is completed. 

  • Completion of the off-campus proposal and the off-campus experience.

  • Completion of the honors thesis.

  • Senior Honors Seminar (3 credits, generally given in the winter semester).

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.