New Honors Program

All Honors Programs must be in compliance with University Policy S17-13 [pdf].

New Department Major Honors Program

Departmental major honors are awarded to students who successfully complete an approved program with their major. Each department that elects to have a major honors program should customize the program to its individual discipline.

Submit the following required documents in Curriculog (instructions linked):

  1. Rationale for the Department Major Honors Program and the proposed requirements,
  2. A catalog page detailing the minimum requirements of the Department Major Honors Program.

View the 2019-2020 Department Major Honors Programs sheet for information about current programs at SJSU.

Honors in a Special Course Sequence (SCS) 

Honors in a Special Course Sequence (SCS) are awarded to students who successfully complete an approved SCS honors program. SCSs are unique course sequences outside of a major program, which provide students with an interdisciplinary perspective on topics of broad interest. By their nature, SCSs require curricular oversight and subject expertise across departments and/or colleges. SCSs are subject to the same unit minima as minors.

Submit the following required documents in Curriculog (instructions linked):

  1. Rationale for the SCS and the proposed requirements,
  2. A catalog page detailing the minimum requirements of the SCS.