Students with a Baruch GPA of 3.5 or higher can apply to join the Honors Program through one of two programs: Provost Scholars, for students interested in a holistic honors education, or Inquiry Scholars, an upper-level program launched in 2014 for students interested in research.
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Virtual Information Session:
|Inquiry Scholars||Provost Scholars|
|Overview||Research & creative inquiry program within the major (or possibly minor), allowing student to craft a unique co-curriculum supporting learning. Study abroad and leadership on campus highly encouraged.||Well-rounded general education requiring civic engagement and cultural enrichment. Study abroad and leadership on campus highly encouraged.|
|Coursework||Research & creative inquiry preparatory courses (background, methodologies of the discipline, capstone such as thesis, independent study, etc.)||Generally 8-10 Honors courses, including required Honors thesis or capstones dependent on major|
|Admission requirement||Attend Inquiry Scholar information session, application and education plan approved by faculty member in the department; 3.5 GPA||Take 1-2 Honors courses; online application; faculty recommendation; essays, 3.3 GPA up to 59 crs, 3.5 overall GPA required thereafter|
|Co-curricular requirements||Four research & creative inquiry activities per academic year, including participation in Creative Inquiry Day. Scholars’ reflections are used to create digital portfolio||10 hours of community service per year; 1 cultural event each fall & spring semester (2 per year); Scholars write written reflection & submit verification form on service learning|