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Honors students are academically talented and highly motivated students who are selected from the top ten percent of Gannon’s incoming class. Our curriculum prepares students to be ethical, thoughtful and effective leaders with a global worldview.
Honors students excel academically and in leadership. Students actively help run the honors program through the Faculty/Student Honors Committee and the Student Advisory Board.
Honors on a transcript sets you apart from the crowd and signals to employers that you are a person who strives for excellence.
The discussion-based, reading- and writing-intensive Honors courses also further hone your critical thinking and communication skills, qualities vital to employee advancement.
The small class sizes allow you to work closely with faculty and facilitates mentoring opportunities.
Our curriculum meets the requirements for the CORE curriculum and our students come from all majors.
Classes often have themes and often feature field trips or service-learning. Some examples:
Gannon awards academic scholarships, but they are not tied to participation in the honors program. To learn more about these scholarships, click here.