Why Honors


Dr. Bell lecturing the Journey's SeminarTypical Honors Classroom

(Honors Classes Spring 2012)

(Left: Journeys Seminar with Dr. Bell-Right: Typical Honors classroom)

Why Honors?


  • We offer specialized courses in which students get the opportunity to work closely with professors.
  • We offer the Honors Scholarship each semester.
  • You have the opportunity to live with fellow academically driven Honors students in our Honors residence Hall (Spivey) and rooms in Raven Village.
  • You will have access to the Honors computer lab and lounge. (Located on the 1st floor of ABIV)
  • Early registration is open to Honors students a week before all other SHSU students.
  • Upon graduation and successful coompletion of the Honors College, you receive special recognition and medallion as well as a permanent notation on your transcript.
  • We have a reserved study room in the library for Honors students on the fourth floor.
  • We also have laptops, cameras, and video cameras available for Honors student use with their class/university projects.



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The Elliott T. Bowers Honors College

Academic Building IV Suite 201 | Box 2479 | Huntsville, Texas 77341-2479

Phone: (936) 294.1477 | Fax: (936) 294.1090 | Email:honors@shsu.edu

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