Honors Program

Freshman Honors Program (FHP)

Welcome gathering 2023-09-18 photo 01

Members of the Honors Program attend a "welcome gathering"
near the opening of the fall semester.

The Freshman Honors Program (FHP) comprises selected courses from the University Core Experience curriculum which is part of every Neumann student’s degree program. 

Progression in the Freshman Honors Program requires students to maintain a 3.00 GPA in the Freshman Honors courses (offerings vary by semester and year).  The 2024-2025 freshman honors course offerings* are as follows:

Fall 2024
Spring 2025 (tentative)
HNR 112 Freshman Honors: 
Academic Research and Writing
Freshman Honors Multidisciplinary Seminar HNR 203 Freshman Honors: Literature paired with a second Core Experience course
HNR 105 Freshman Honors:
Theological Foundations
INT 101 Freshman Experience 
(Honors Section)

These courses fulfill part of the University’s Core Curriculum Requirements for all undergraduate degree programs.  The Freshman Honors courses are taken as part of, rather than in addition to, a student’s usual course load.

*Course offerings subject to faculty availability.

†Students who successfully complete all required course work for the fall semester of the Freshman Honors Program are exempted from taking ENG 101, Effective College Writing, but will still need to complete the total number of credits required of their respective degree programs. For most students, the Sophomore Honors Seminar satisfies those credits.