Redefining the Classroom

Mission and Values

The University Honors Program at Lake Superior State provides an important dimension of the University's strong commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. The Honors Program seeks to create a community of scholars characterized by strong student and faculty interaction.

This community fosters an approach to education that incorporates

  • the qualities of self-directed learning,
  • a positive response to demanding work, and
  • an appreciation of knowledge for its own sake.

 

Objectives of the Honors Program

 

Honors Program graduates know their disciplines in more distinctive and demonstrable ways than their peers.

Honors Program graduates think about their own primary fields of study and other disciplines in integrative ways.

Honors Program graduates apply knowledge to address contemporary problems and communicate their contributions through effective speech and writing.