Alternative Honors Credits
avenues to meet your Honors requirements:
An Honors Contract allows you to earn Honors credit for regularly-offered classes “by contract.”
Courses offered by contract must be upper-division, and require a unique agreement
between the student (or group of students) and the instructor.
If you plan to study internationally while at Northern Arizona University, make sure to meet with an
Honors adviser before you go to discuss the possibility of earning Honors
credit while abroad.
Is there a topic that you have always wanted to study, but
can’t find a class that covers it extensively? If you don’t see a course listed
that truly taps into your passions, we encourage you to apply for independent
course work. If approved, your independent study counts towards your honors
The areas of independent studies are: