Exceptional Minds. Extraordinary Futures.
The Towson University Honors College is committed to undergraduate students’ intellectual and character development. With an emphasis on interdisciplinary study, research and co-curricular experiences, we seek to cultivate flexible minds and foster broad knowledge that strengthens students’ scholarly interests, nurtures their talents, develops their sense of ethical responsibility and enables them to navigate a globalized world.
Here are five reasons to choose Towson Honors:
Emphasis on Experiential Learning
Honors students are encouraged to engage in advanced research projects and experiential learning through study abroad, internships and service learning. These experiences are driven by student inquiry, action-based learning and better position honors students for successful careers and post-graduate study in a globalized world.
Enriching Seminar Classes
Seminars are the core of the honors curriculum and each one is designed to explore topics from multiple scholarly points of view. Honors classes have an average of 12 to 20 students, are discussion-based, collaborative and examine creative topics that are only taught in the Honors College.
The Honors College has talented professors who love to inspire students. Outstanding teachers, prominent researchers, authors and scholars offer insights in their fields of study. Honors faculty represent a range of academic disciplines and are among the most innovative at Towson University.
Variety of Perspectives
Our community connects exceptional students who share a passion for learning. Students in every major are members of the Honors College therefore, Honors courses and co-curricular programs are interdisciplinary experiences that push students outside of their academic and interpersonal comfort zones.
We are a small community of like-minded individuals within a large university setting. Honors students are athletes, they are leaders of student organizations and dedicated members of campus, local and international communities. Outside of the classroom, the heart of honors is in Douglass House, the honors residence hall. Here, our students live, work and learn together in pursuit of their passions with the guidance of faculty and staff.
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Why Write an Honors Thesis?
TU Honors students go above and beyond to combine passions and education.
Honors Physics Students take 8th graders "back to the future"
TU students visited Immaculate Conception School to teach science concepts in fun ways.
5:00 p.m. Douglass House Multi-Purpose Room
Honors professors will give short previews of the seminars they are teaching in the fall. Refreshments served.
Annual Semi-formal Dance
8:00 p.m. UU, Potomac Lounge
Dance the night away in the company of good friends.
Honors Alumni & Friends Mixer
6:00 p.m. Bill Bateman's, 7800 York Road
Join us for this opportunity to leverage the strength of our community and also meet Tim Bibo, Jr. '00, the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Honors Alumnus Award.
APRIL 8 & 9
9:00 a.m. SECU Arena
TU4U is a celebration of everything TU, and what the university can be for you. Take advantage of this opportunity to see if the Honors experience is one for you.