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Mission Statement

The mission of the Honors College is to provide students with exceptional educational and personal growth opportunities within the context of an active community of students and faculty who share a dedication to academic distinction and personal scholarly achievement.

The Honors College provides interdisciplinary coursework, intensive seminars, symposia, conferences, workshops, research and service-learning experiences in a qualitatively different curriculum. The Honors College and its programs provide rigorous, creative, faculty-student engagement, a dedication to academic integrity, and community enrichment.

Philosophy of the Honors College

The Honors College is devoted to providing an array of formal and informal learning opportunities intended to deepen each student’s overall experience at Bethune-Cookman University. Our goal is to encourage interaction between students and faculty that stimulates intellectual and student self-actualization. We are dedicated to working with the rest of the B-CU faculty to develop well-crafted curricula as the foundation for the Honors College.

To achieve this, the Honors College heightens the level of communications at B-CU by promoting and nurturing in Honors students a direction of intellectual quest, and an inspired approach to learning. The Honors College joins the larger University community in promoting the significance of life-long learning among its students, faculty, administration and staff.

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