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Honors Course Catalog

Honors Courses - How They Count
This chart shows GE credits for each Honors course. In addition, it shows which Honors courses can also qualify for credit in your major or minor.

Change in Program Form
Find your specific catalog year, and use the corresponding form to change or add a major or minor. Don't forget to re-check the University Honors Program box under “Minors/University Honors Program” each time you submit the form!

Honors Capstone

Download Capstone Information Handbook on how to prepare for your senior capstone project. Also, be sure to fill out the Capstone Initiation Form for your mentor's signature to initiate your capstone project.

Honors Grants

Learn more about the University Honors Program's interdisciplinary/collaborative grants and travel grants, which are available to Honors students and faculty members teaching in Honors.

LIFE Grant (Low Income/First Entrance)

This grant is available to University Honors students with financial needs not met by scholarships or other grants. This grant will reimburse students for the cost of their textbooks and of some fees. To apply for this grant, send an email to That email should include your full name, ID number, and the semester of need, along with the total cost for books and/or fees. It should also include an explanation of your financial need. Please allow 1-2 weeks turnaround time.

The Structure of NCHC and WRHC Conference Proposals

If you're looking to apply to one of our Honors Conferences, please look to this style guide (.docx) before writing your proposal and submit to

Honors Affiliated Organizations

Check out the WRHC Website and the WRHC Facebook Page for updates on registration and deadlines for the Western Regional Honors Conference. 

Also, for information regarding the National Collegiate Honors Conference, make sure to check out their website

Other Research Opportunities/Information

Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity
Visit Chapman's Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA) to find opportunities for student-faculty collaboration and workshops to prepare for research presentation conferences. Find out more about the yearly Undergraduate Research Fair at Chapman.

e-Research Online Journal
Publish your research paper on e-Research, Chapman University's Journal of Undergraduate Research. The online journal features scholarly research and creative work by Chapman's undergraduates from across the curriculum - essays as well as work in a variety of other media.