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Requirements for Graduating with Honors


• Complete 18 credit hours of honor courses or equivalent experiences; students should participate in at least 1 Honors Seminar and customize 1 course within major or field of study (as a part of 18 total hours).

• Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.33 or above

• Complete 10 hours of community service each year along with a service project organized by the Honors Program

• Participate in a leadership role within Briar Cliff or his/her own community

• Display a high level of character and act in accordance with the policies outlined in the Briar Cliff University handbook

• Participate in the Honors Program term meetings

• Participate in the senior research exhibition

 

 

Completion of the BCU Honors Program will be recognized at graduation and on transcripts.

 

HONORS FACULTY


Jeff Baldus
Associate Professor of Art
712-279-5564
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Brian T. Hazlett
Professor of Biology; Chair, Biology Department; Director, Environmental Science Program; Director, Center for Prairie Studies
1992
712-279-5495
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Eric Juhnke
Professor of History; History Department Chair
2001
712-279-5476
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Ryan Allen
Assistant Professor of English and Writing
712-279-5211
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Tricia Currans-Sheehan
Professor of English and Writing; Editor of the Briar Cliff Review
1986
712-279-1651
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Jeremy Owens
Associate Professor of Music
712-279-5479
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Wendy Brame
Assistant Professor of Sociology; Department Chair of Sociology and Criminal Justice
2010
712-279-5492
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Stephen Brown
Professor of Philosophy; Theology Department Chair
712-279-1702
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Paul Korchin
Assistant Professor of Theology
2013
712-279-1704
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