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Honors Program

A close-knit community, honors students enjoy thought-provoking seminars, small classes, leadership opportunities, and community service experiences that are valuable for career direction or graduate school.

How the Program Works: 

In the first two years, honors students participate in discussion-based, one credit seminars. Each interdisciplinary seminar is team-taught by faculty providing students with unique perspectives from academic areas as diverse as biology, history, legal studies, or psychology.

In junior and senior years, students pursue their academic interests through special projects or a thesis. Working one-on-one with their advisor/faculty mentor, students research, write and present on a topic of their choice.

Honors Students are Able to Take Advantage of:

  • Guaranteed merit awards up to $68,000 over four years in addition to a $1,500 annual honors scholarship
  • Honors Program courses that have an average class size of 15
  • Opportunities to attend honors social events, the Bay Path sponsored Women's Leadership Conference, special lectures, and other unique activities
  • Successful honors students will have their participation documented in their transcripts

Honors Program Mission Statement:

The Bay Path Honors Program provides the academically talented and exceptionally motivated student with uniquely challenging and intellectually stimulating educational opportunities beyond the traditional curriculum. Under the guidance of faculty known for their excellence in teaching and scholarship, students investigate special topics in interdisciplinary honors seminars. The Honors Program culminates in a major independent creative or research project, or other departmental requirement.