The Honors College
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple St
Carrollton, Georgia 30118
Phone: (678) 839-6636
A high school graduate who wishes to be considered for the Honors College must meet two of
the following five minimum criteria:
Yes! Any student who has completed 15 hours at UWG and has a GPA of at least 3.2 is eligible to be in the Honors College.
Short answer: no. Long answer: a non-honors section of a course isn't transformed into an "Honors course" simply by doubling the amount of work required of students. Work smarter, not harder. The differences between an honors section and non-honors section of the same course are:
There are many benefits from participation in the Honors College. These include:
Students who complete the Honors College requirements receive special distinction on their diploma upon graduation. Along with their Honors course work on their transcripts, participation in undergraduate research provides strong evidence of being the kind of scholar who excels in graduate school. This explains why Honor College graduates are more likely to gain admission into top level law schools, medical schools, engineering schools, and other graduate programs, and greater access to financial assistance for graduate school.
The Wagner Honors House is named in honor of Dr. Donald Wagner, the first dean of the Honors College. The Wagner House is located at the corner of the West Entrance to Campus, on Maple Street.
No, graduating from the Honors College is not a degree program in itself. Students can complete any major at UWG and also graduate from the Honors College.
The requirements are: