Oct 02, 2023  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2012-2013 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Honors Program

Program Requirements

Students in the University Honors Program replace the University Core with the following courses:

Lower Division Honors Core

Upper Division Honors Core


Either HNRS 497  or a thesis/capstone project course in the student’s major

Foreign Language Requirement

Demonstrated proficiency, by coursework or by examination, to the 203 (intermediate) level of any foreign language

AP and IB Equivalencies

The University Honors Program offers HNRS credit for AP scores of 5 in the following areas: AP Social Sciences (HNRS 105 ), AP Laboratory Sciences or AP Calculus (HNRS 140 ), AP European or World History (HNRS 220  or HNRS 230 ), AP Foreign Languages (Language Requirement).

Please contact the Honors Director concerning IB equivalencies.

Science and Engineering Students

Students in the Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering are exempt from HNRS 140  and choose only one of HNRS 220  or HNRS 230 .

Business Students

Students in the College of Business Administration are exempt from HNRS 105 .

Liberal Studies Students

Students who are working toward elementary education credentials need to meet with the Honors Director to determine the best coursework path. Decisions about courses will be made in consultation with the Center for Undergraduate Teacher Preparation.