Curriculum Guidelines

Create your Honors experience

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An Honors education is more than a checklist of courses and activities. Our goal is to help you prepare yourself for new experiences and for life after graduation.

Components for developing your curriculum

Honors Courses

Join in lively discussions; learn how research is conducted and how to make a difference.

Experiential Learning

Apply what you've learned to improving your community.

Undergraduate Research

Find answers to questions that matter.

Capstone Requirement

This might include a colloquium, thesis or departmental capstone course.

Campus Events

Honors students must attend one campus event per semester.


Document and reflect on your Honors experience at ODU.
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Advising & Support

As an Honors student, you'll work with dedicated advisors and the Dean to co-design your curriculum. We'll explore your interests and areas of accomplishment and focus on opportunities for growth. Call us at 757-683-4865 to schedule an appointment.