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Scholarly Programs

Live the Life of a Scholar

The Honors College at the College of Charleston will provide you with the opportunities to live the life of a scholar.

As a freshman, you will enroll in Honors BGS, the Honors College's version of a first year experience course. This course will help you to transition smoothly into life as a college student. You will challenge yourself academically in all of your Honors College courses and, as a senior, you will conduct a major independent research project and write your Bachelor's Essay – the culmination of your undergraduate work.

From the time you arrive on campus until you walk through the Cistern at graduation, you will work closely with your Honors College Academic Advisor. Together, you will develop an academic path that is fulfilling inside and outside of the classroom. We encourage you to create a plan that includes time for academic enrichment opportunities like study abroad, research, and internships.

Let your interests and passion for learning guide you on a four-year academic journey from which you will emerge a scholar, committed to lifelong learning.