The Honors College of Lamar University is attentive to the goals and aspirations of Lamar’s high ability students, engaging these students both within the University and the larger community to facilitate the achievement of their goals.
The Honors College offers enriched classes in most of the Core Curriculum of the University, upper-level interdisciplinary classes and seminars, enhanced classes in many majors, and opportunities for Independent Study, Honors Contracts and the Honors Thesis. In Honors, students enjoy smaller classes taught by some of the best professors Lamar has to offer. Lamar’s Honors students are encouraged and supported in the conduct of community service, internships, research, and study abroad. Students who complete one of two plans may become Honors College Graduates.
Lamar’s University Honors College boasts a substantial endowment and offers financial support to students both in the form of McMaster Honors Scholarships as well as grants to facilitate student participation in high impact educational experiences.The Lamar University Honors College is a member of the National Collegiate Honors Council and the Great Plains Honors Council.