Requirements

Non-Nursing Student Requirements

Year One

  • SIM 101: The Simmons Course: Explore (Fall, 2 credits)
  • The Boston Learning Community Course (Fall, 8 credits)
  • The Honors Leadership Course (Spring, 4 credits)
  • Honors 190: "Talking in the 21st Century" (Spring, 1 credit)

Year Two

  • Honors 290: Honors Global Scholars (Fall, 1 credit)
  • SIM 201: The Simmons Course: Experience (Fall or Spring, 1 credit)
  • Honors Global Cultural (GC) KCA (Fall or Spring, 4 credits)

Year Three

  • SIM 301: The Simmons Course: Excel (Fall or Spring, 1 credit)
  • 3D - Design Across Diverse Disciplines (third and fourth years, 12 credits)*

*Two of the three 3D courses must be at the 200 level

Year Four

  • Honors 395: Honors Capstone Project (Fall, 1 credit)
3 KEY CONTENT AREAS
  • Scientific Inquiry (SCI) (4 credits)
  • Social and Historical (SH) (4 credits)
  • Aesthetic, Literacy, and Artistic (ALA) (4 credits)

*One of the three remaining Key Content Areas must be completed through an Honors Designated Course

Nursing Student Requirements

Year One

  • SIM 101: The Simmons Course: Explore (Fall, 2 credits)
  • The Boston Course (Fall, 4 credits)
  • The Honors Leadership Course (Spring, 4 credits)
  • Honors 190: "Talking in the 21st Century" (Spring, 1 credit)

Year Two

  • Honors 290: Honors Global Scholars (Fall, 1 credit)
  • SIM 201: The Simmons Course: Experience (Fall or Spring, 1 credit)
  • Honors Global Cultural (GC) KCA (Fall or Spring, 4 credits)

Year Three

  • SIM 301: The Simmons Course: Excel (Fall or Spring, 1 credit)
  • 3D - Design Across Diverse Disciplines (third and fourth years, 12 credits)*

*Two of the three 3D courses must be at the 200 level

Year Four

  • Honors 395: Honors Capstone Project (Fall, 1 credit)
3 KEY CONTENT AREAS
  • Scientific Inquiry (SCI) (4 credits)
  • Social and Historical (SH) (4 credits)
  • Aesthetic, Literacy, and Artistic (ALA) (4 credits)

*One of the three remaining Key Content Areas must be completed through an Honors Designated Course

Requirements for Good Standing in Honors:

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.40
  • Students must maintain good standing at the college level