Love truth, kindle faith, and cultivate virtue in friendship, study, and service to Christ and neighbor.
The Honors College unites two majors and two programs committed to helping undergraduates pursue questions that often fall between the cracks of the specialized disciplines, by exploring the writings of scientists along with the writings of poets, historians, and philosophers.
Integrated learning that fulfills most university general ed requirements.
Wisdom through life-changing encounters with foundational works of literature, theology, and philosophy.
Enhanced learning for any major with independent and innovative research.
Freedom to pursue multiple disciplines and high-level research opportunities.
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Honors Program alumnus Benjamin Aguiñaga (BA, ’12) was recently appointed as Louisiana's solicitor general. With a proven track record of legal excellence, Aguiñaga is set to bring his expertise to bear on critical issues facing the state.
This January, 14 Honors College students embarked on a two-week journey through Italy, immersing themselves in the Great Texts in Italy program. Guided by the expertise of Associate Professor of Philosophy and Great Texts, Scott Moore, Ph.D., Rayzor Professor of Philosophy and Dean Emeritus, Thomas Hibbs, Ph.D., and Senior Lecturer in the Honors Program Stacey Hibbs, Ph.D., students explored the various locales depicted in Dante’s Divine Comedy and visited culturally significant sites from the Italian Renaissance.
Under Dr. Elizabeth Corey's guidance, Baylor's Honors Program has thrived with a 25% increase in program retention and an uptick in prestigious award winners. In this Q&A, Dr. Corey addresses the program's unique qualities, discusses mentorship, celebrates the rewarding experience of teaching, and shares how leading the program has influenced her scholarship.
Recently, I’ve benefitted from a reading group discussing Vincent Lloyd’s Religion of the Field Negro: On Black Secularism and Black Theology. My attendance is marred by conflicts with other meetings, but when able, I’ve learned much from exploring the book with Barry Harvey, Jenny Howell, Wemimo Jaiyesimi, Steve Reid, Christopher Richmann, and others.