The Oklahoma Christian University Honors Program is designed for good thinkers who value knowledge for its intrinsic worth and its enabling power.
- Honors students have had strong academic experiences in high school.
- Honors students accept intellectual challenges to understand and perform at the highest possible level.
- Honors students are majoring in many disciplines, bringing their diverse insights to their work with other Honors students.
Criteria for Admissions to the Honors Program
- High school GPA of 3.5 or higher
- ACT of 28 or SAT of 1310
- Evidence of strong writing and critical thinking skills
- Attach a sample of your writing to this application. It should be the best analytical or research paper you wrote in a high school course (500 words or more; for example, a research paper you received a high grade on). The paper should be something you feel comfortable with and reflects your writing style.
- A personal or telephone interview with Dr. Baird. Honors campus visits are conducted on Fridays and Mondays. Campus Visit days are highly recommended for students and parents.
In the Honors Program, the Core Curriculum of the university is replaced by the Honors Core and the other courses listed below:
|HONR 1114||Western Thought & Expression through the Renaissance|
|HONR 1124||Western Thought & Expression since the Renaissance|
|HONR 1010 & 1020||Symposium 1 & 2|
|HONR 1214||The Bible and Classical Literature|
|HONR 1224||The Bible, Science, and Human Values|
|HONR 2010 & 2020||Symposium 3 & 4|
|HONR 2113||Quest for Meaning: Christ and the Good Life|
|HONR 2123||Quest for Identity: Race, Class and Gender|
|HONR 3111, 3121, 411||Symposium 5, 6, 7|
|HONR 4121||Senior Honors Seminar|
|HONR 4113||International experience or language||3 hours|
|Mathematics (most have AP, Concurrent, or CLEP credit)||3 hours|
|Composition 1 (most have AP, Concurrent, or CLEP credit)||3 hours|
|Science (with lab)||3 hours|