What is HonorsX?

HonorsX is an interdisciplinary minor that focuses on a specific topic. You will develop knowledge and skills over three core courses that focus on building solutions to critical social issues. The HonorsX minor enhances any major and helps you prepare for your career.

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Addressing today’s societal and global issues head-on with a focus on equity and sustainability: That’s what HonorsX is all about. Designed for rising juniors and transfers in any field of study, HonorsX creates opportunities to work collaboratively with peers across colleges, to learn from faculty across disciplines, and to address the world’s most pressing issues.

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2023-24 topic: Developing Sustainable Societies

Analyze and address one of the most pressing problems of our time.

Flexible Curriculum

Take three team-taught HonorsX courses, the first in Summer ‘23, the second in Fall ‘23, and the third in Spring ‘24. For the final six units you may add a GE course, UNVS 101 (Leadership & Accelerator course), an internship, or an elective.

Full Tuition Summer Scholarship  

Receive a full tuition scholarship for the 3-unit Summer ‘23 HonorsX course. The course runs for three weeks, from July 17th to August 4th. Your scholarship includes four nights in SJSU dorms. Meals are included!

Build Community

HonorsX students learn together with the same three professors for all three courses. 

Multimedia Storytelling

HonorsX students learn how to advocate and showcase by making movies, podcasts, e-portfolios, animations, and more. See more on our collaboration with Adobe here.

HonorsX in the News

HonorsX values different backgrounds and experiences, and centers the vision and voice of students in their own learning journey. Learn more about our story here.