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About the Honors Program

The College of New Jersey Honors Program provides challenging and stimulating opportunities to highly talented students who seek to enhance their educational experience at TCNJ. TCNJ College Honors is not a departmental program. It is a smaller community of like-minded scholars that serves students in all majors in all schools of the college.

Students complete the requirements of the Honors Program by creating an individualized curriculum that includes a wide range of courses options. Because these courses satisfy liberal learning, major, or minor requirements, completion of the Honors Program does not require students to take additional courses, only different ones. Classes are even smaller than typical TCNJ courses, and many of the courses are only available to Honors students.

Featured Events


  • April 9, 2018

    Information sessions for this Honors Study Abroad Opportunity are on April 11 (11:30 am-noon) and 17 (12:30-1 pm), in Bliss Hall Room 153.

  • April 1, 2018

    Date and Time: Tuesday, April 10 8:00 to 11:00 PM Location: Traditions at the Brower Student Center Join CUB Alt for another Student Soloist Night in Traditions on Tuesday, April 10th, from 8-11 pm! Featuring: Ethan Crasto Chris Moncada TBD (FYI Ethan and Chris are members of the TCNJ Honors program...) This event starts at 8 pm and is free for TCNJ...

  • March 30, 2018

    Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ) is the nation’s oldest academic honor society and has more than 500,000 members.  ΦΒΚ stands for Φιλοσοφία Βίου Κυβερνήτης (Philosophia Biou Kybernētēs), which means "Love of wisdom is the guide of life" or "Philosophy is the governor of one's life." Phi Beta Kappa celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and...

  • March 30, 2018

    Congratulations to Kristen Vogt (Honors Class of 2019) for receiving honorable mention for the this year's Goldwater Scholar awards. Goldwater Scholars are chosen as a result of a highly selective national competition which honors exceptional undergraduate students who plan to pursue graduate degrees in the STEM fields and careers in research. The Goldwater is a prestigious award, and the acknowledgment...

  • March 30, 2018

    When: April 5, 2018 Where: Arm and Hammer Stadium, Trenton Description: Honors students– come joins us for the first baseball game of the season between the Trenton Thunder and the Virginia Flying Squirrels. Tickets, transportation and food provided.  Those interested in attending should complete the following Baseball Outing Form.

  • March 29, 2018

    The initial Fall 2018 registration period for undergraduate and graduate students will begin on April 3, 2018 and run through April 13, 2018.

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