Honors Program

The Honors Program at Peru State College is a college-wide academic program promoting advanced study and scholarship for students with strong records of academic achievement. The program provides its students with opportunities for in- depth study not generally available in other courses through small class sizes, frequent interaction within the program, a unique curriculum, and mentored scholarly and research opportunities. The goal of the program is to enhance the intellectual capabilities and broaden the experience of the College's intellectual leaders.

Students who graduate from the Honors Program are recognized as such at graduation ceremonies and on their academic transcripts. Students who graduate with Distinction from the Honors Program are also recognized as such.

Honors Program Goals

  • Goal 1: Be challenged academically through advanced study and rigorous, intellectually stimulating curriculum and experiences;
  • Goal 2: Aspire to embrace an expanded worldview through exploration, reflection and analysis of topics of regional, national and global significance;
  • Goal 3: Envision, design, complete and showcase a culminating experience with the resources, infrastructure, and support provided by the honors program;
  • Goal 4: Acquire interdisciplinary knowledge through honors program experiences and coursework in all academic units.

For more information about the Honors Program, please contact:

Cassandra Tangen headshotCassandra Tangen

Director - Honors Program