New: Honors Scholar & University Honors Laureate Final Plan of Study
Distribution Requirements: At least three Honors credits in
courses approved by the Honors Program in each type or category.
Check off approved course category, where applicable.
Honors Credit Information
(For students who entered UConn in Fall 2018 or Later and are graduating December 2021 or later.)
Student Admin #: _______________________________
Honors Major: __________________________________
School or College: _______________________________
Month & Year of Graduation: ________________________
Subject Catalog # Credits
Honors Core
Arts &
Social Sciences
Example SOCI 3823 3
r r r
1000-level or above
1000-level or above
1000-level or above
2000-level or above
2000-level or above
1000-level or above
2000-level or above
2000-level or above
2000-level or above
2000-level or above
2000-level or above
Project Course
(2000-level or above)
r r r r r
Honors Thesis/
in any subject
in major or related
Honors Scholar + University Honors Laureate (HS + UHL)
Honors Scholar
Honors Credits Beyond
Those Used for
Honors Scholar
Honors Scholar
(must be at least 15 Honors credits in the major
or related)
To Honors Advisor: After it has been uploaded to the Quest portal, please review and approve this student’s Honors plan of study on behalf of your
department. By approving this plan of study, you are indicating that with completion of the Honors credits and the Engagement in the Major Field
plan listed on this form, this student will have fulfilled all Honors credit and engagement requirements for your major. In addition to overseeing this
student's completion of the "Engagement in the Major Field", you also agreeing to oversee the Honors thesis/project requirements. (The Honors
Program will audit this student’s record for compliance with all University-wide Honors requirements, including the submission of an approved Honors
thesis, prior to awarding Honors Scholar graduation.)
Completion of Leadership requirement.
Completion of Academics in Action requirement.
Documented in
Total Honors Credits for HS + UHL
(including those used toward Honors Scholar)
(must be at least 30)
Demonstrated engagement in the major field as agreed upon by the
student and their Honors academic advisor.
(see next page of this PDF form)
Submission of approved Honors thesis/project.
Cumulative GPA of at least a 3.4.
Completion of Events requirement.
additional graduation
Rev. 11/20
New Honors Scholar - Engagement in the Major Field
Student: You and your Honors advisor should agree on a plan that will help you develop your skills related to your major in addition to your Honors
coursework. It is your responsibility to fulfill this Engagement in the Major Field plan on the agreed-upon timetable. Completion of the Engagement
in the Major Field is a requirement for the Honors Scholar designation.
After consulting with your Honors advisor, please complete the following information regarding how you will fulfill the Engagement in the Major
requirement. Your Honors advisor will be asked to confirm your completion of this requirement prior to your graduation as an Honors Scholar.
Description of Engagement
Provide a brief description of the proposed engagement experience(s):
Rationale for Engagement
How does this engagement enrich your experience in this field or subject? Ideally this will be phrased in terms of what you expect to learn.
Criteria for Engagement
Specify the quantity and quality of engagement required.
Timeline for Engagement
Describe the expected timeline for the engagement experience(s). Clearly specify any mandatory deadlines.
Communication Plan
Describe how you and your advisor will communicate regarding your progress toward and completion of your Engagement in the Major Field
Honors Advisor: You will be asked for approval of this plan for Engagement of the Major Field in the online Final Plan of Study system. Prior to this
student’s graduation, you will be asked to confirm the completion of this Honors Scholar requirement.
Student: Submit via the Honors Final Plan of study form in the UConn Quest portal:
Rev. 11/20