Centennial Honors College

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Graduate With Honors ➠

Entering Freshmen | Must satisfy two of the following criteria
• Minimum GPA of 3.4
• ACT score of at least 24 (or SAT equivalent)
• Top 15% of high school graduating class

Transfer and Current Western Students
• Minimum 3.4 GPA based on 12 or more semester hours
• Honors credits from other institutions may transfer

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2019 Pre-Law Symposium ➠

October 8 at 5 p.m.
Brattain Lounge, University Union

Constitution Day

Spring GH 299
Revisiting the Civil War:
Tracing the "March to the Sea"
May 9-16, 2020

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President Thomas and Graduate at the Honors Convocation

Academic Honors Convocation ➠

December 13, 5:30 PM
Western Hall, Macomb

Honors Students

Compete for Scholarships and Awards

Awards and Scholarships ➠

Jillian Ross | Truman Scholarship Finalist & Rhodes Nominee


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About the College

The Centennial Honors College is an interdisciplinary academic home for academically talented and highly motivated students. It provides an enriched academic curriculum and opportunities for leadership, professional growth, service learning, personal interaction with WIU's top professors and amazing courses.

At the university level, its curriculum of special general honors tutorials, colloquia, and seminars is an integral part of the University's General Education. Within departments or areas of study, the honors curriculum is an integral part of the major with offerings of in-course honors, seminars, recitals, and internship opportunities. General Honors courses, taught by a select faculty, foster opportunities for discussion and debate and promote critical reasoning, cross-disciplinary thinking, and communication skills. Honors work within departments and areas provides opportunities for in-depth study, research, and professional development.

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Monday - Friday | 8-4:30
Centennial Honors College
Leslie F. Malpass Library
North Side Ground Floor
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Quad Cities Advising
Building A, Room 1211
3300 River Drive
Moline, IL 61265

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