Academics & Classes

Curriculum Overview

The Honors Curriculum is a 24-27 credit program.

To graduate with Honors students must have a 3.30 GPA at the time of graduation and complete:

For more information on Honors GPA requirements, click here.

General Education Requirements

Civilizations Sequence Gen Ed fulfillments by semester and by Gen Ed type - if in need of explanation, please email honors@maine.edu.

  • The Civilizations sequence satisfies the University’s Human Values and Social Contexts (HVSC) general education requirement for 16 out of the 18 required credits.
    • Taking two of the following 3 classes, HON 170, HON 175, and HON 180, will provide the two additional required credits.
  • Successful (“C” or better) completion of HON 111 and HON 112 waives the college composition (ENG 101) requirement.
  • HON 211 and HON 212 each satisfy the writing intensive (outside the major) requirement.
  • Students who have completed HON 111, 112, 211, 212, and 2 of the 3 of HON 170, 175, and 180 will still need to fulfill the mathematics, science, and capstone requirements.