Alternative Honors Credits

Other avenues to meet your Honors requirements:    

Honors contract 

An Honors Contract allows you to earn Honors credit for regularly-offered classes “by contract.” Courses offered by contract must be upper-division, and require a unique agreement between the student (or group of students) and the instructor.

Study abroad 

If you plan to study internationally while at Northern Arizona University, make sure to meet with an Honors adviser before you go to discuss the possibility of earning Honors credit while abroad.

Independently-arranged coursework 

Is there a topic that you have always wanted to study, but can’t find a class that covers it extensively? If you don’t see a course listed that truly taps into your passions, we encourage you to apply for independent course work. If approved, your independent study counts towards your honors requirements.

The areas of independent studies are: