The following criteria must be met for a course to receive Honors recognition:
The course must have a prerequisite.
Semester honors courses will have a weighted project worth 10% of the semester grade. Year-long honors courses will have a weighted project each semester worth 10% of the semester grade. The project must include research, exploration, and evaluation.
The course utilizes post-secondary materials that are criterion referenced to the course of study (a bibliographical list is required.)
The course has an individual study component that promotes critical thinking, problem solving, and is cross-referenced to another course.
Sixty-five per cent (65%) of the total course work for an honors course will be at the analysis, synthesis, and evaluation level.
The course has homework assigned on a regular basis.
Students should check individual course descriptions to determine which classes are offered in the Honors program.