MissionThe Honors College is a co-enrollment program at Harding University encouraging students to develop high intellectual standards, independent thought, logical analysis, and insight into the nature of knowledge while building their faith in God. The college supports this mission by offering courses and opportunities that stimulate and challenge promising students to develop their scholarship, leadership, and critical thinking skills as fully as possible. The college balances academic preparation with opportunities for service to fellow students and to local communities. Finally, social and cultural activities are provided to foster well-rounded experiences. Therefore, the Honors College is designed to attract, inspire, and retain talented students. Honors College participants set an example of leadership, academic excellence, and social and spiritual involvement while stimulating the learning climate at the university.
Honors College Motto
"Humility before Honor"
Our motto is taken from Proverbs 15:33