University of South Dakota
414 East Clark Street
The University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD 57069
P | 605-658-3341Melissa.Berninger@usd.eduupdated | 05/21
enrollment is required.
About the Program
The Honors Program at USD is not about courses that move faster and cover more material. It is about developing each student into a person who is passionate about contributing to society and prepared for a rapidly changing world. It is about offering enriched educational opportunities for academically talented and highly motivated students. It is more than 40 years of experience delivering the best education a University has to offer: engaging, stimulating and rewarding!
USD honors students often engage in many additional university programs, including SERVE, AWOL, study away, and undergraduate research.
Available Honors Courses
NSE students may enroll in any Honors course on a space availabiltiy basis.
UHON 110: Honors English
SPCM 101: Honors Speech Communication
UHON 111 Ideas in History
UHON 210, 211: Honors Interdisciplinary Civilization
UHON 390: Honors Seminars
Samples of recent Honors seminar topics:
Space and Time: an Introduction to Relativity
Literature and Philosophy
Ethical Issues in Molecular Biology Today
Republican Ideology and the American Political Experience
Women in Antiquity