Member Benefits: What You Can Discover in the Honors College

Among the many riches students will discover in the Baylor Honors College are the following:

  • Living-Learning Residence Life
    Take advantage of on-campus housing opportunities designed for Honors College students in order to strike a balance between social life and serious intellectual pursuits. (Click here for more details.)
  • Interdisciplinary Learning
    Take courses that bridge a number of departments and integrate the sciences and the humanities.
  • Primary Texts
    Wrestle with the greatest books from the greatest minds, rather than from textbooks or commentaries.
  • Team Teaching
    Enter into, and learn from, conversations between faculty.
  • Seminar Classes
    Rather than passive note-taking, participate actively in the exposition, analysis, and criticism of texts, arguments, and experiments.
  • Independent Research
    Engage in independent research with guidance and encouragement from our nationally recognized faculty.
  • Extracurricular Intellectual Pursuits
    Attend lectures and join book or film discussion groups specifically designed for Honors College students.
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Opportunities
    Pursue, with the aid of academic advisors, a range of scholarship and fellowship opportunities for post-undergraduate study.