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Minor in Honors Transdisciplinary Studies

Minor in Honors Transdisciplinary Studies

The Minor in Honors Transdisciplinary Studies, hosted by the Farquhar Honors College, provides a purposeful and applied supplemental course of study culminating with completion of an Honors College capstone project. Students work with a faculty mentor to develop a program of advanced study across disciplines that broadens student perspective and deepens student understanding of issues related to the capstone project.


Honors Transdisciplinary Studies Requirements

15 credits of HONR seminar and ‘H’ (honors level) courses.  Students admitted to the Honors College may declare plans to pursue this minor. During the third year of study, students pursuing this minor must have an approved capstone project plan. A confirmed honors faculty mentor must be identified not later than the start of the third year. Honors courses used for the minor may also satisfy General Education and Major requirements. Students obtain approval for the minor with endorsement by a faculty mentor and the Dean of the Honors College.

Honors capstone projects vary and may include a research experience, practicum, internship, sustained community service, or travel study. A capstone project may be fulfilled through successful completion of an Honors Thesis, Honors in Major, and other substantive honors work. Honors capstone projects are personalized and reflect student scholarly and professional goals. Students must be admitted to the NSU Farquhar Honors College to pursue the Minor in Honors Transdisciplinary Studies. Students must complete all requirements of the Honors College to be awarded this minor.


Honors students must complete the following to successfully complete the Minor in Honors Transdisciplinary Studies:

  • Declare the minor
  • Submit a ‘Statement of Intent’ to the Dean of the Honors College
  • Complete 15 credits of honors coursework
  • Complete an Honors capstone project
  • Must be in good standing with the Honors College.
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