The UW School of Nursing BSN Honors Program offers undergraduate students working toward a BSN degree the opportunity to obtain departmental honors. Graduating with honors in a specific field of study is a nationally recognized achievement that signifies additional effort and accomplishment. Honors in nursing offers students the opportunity for a scholarly learning community and a mentored research experience in nursing science.
Honors in the School of Nursing is a nationally-recognized scholarly achievement. Students at the UW can apply for admission to interdisciplinary honors at the time of application as freshman. Students who complete both interdisciplinary and departmental (nursing) honors, graduate with college honors in nursing. See http://depts.washington.edu/uwhonors/reqs/ for more information on UW honors opportunities and requirements.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the nursing honors program?
Undergraduate nursing students interested in the BSN Honors Program apply for admission during spring quarter of the first year in the nursing program (junior year). Accepted students are notified prior to the end of spring quarter and complete all requirements for graduating with honors in nursing during the second year in the nursing program (senior year).
How do I apply to the School of Nursing BSN Honors Program?
All applications must be received no later than
5:00 pm on Sunday, June 2, 2013.
What are the requirements for the BSN Honors Program?
- Minimum of a 3.3 cumulative UW GPA
- Minimum of a 3.5 cumulative School of Nursing GPA
- Participation in 1-credit honors seminar Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters of senior year
- Register for honors credit in NMETH403: Introduction to Nursing Research
- Complete 4-credits of mentored research experience during senior year (NMETH499)
Who can I talk with to learn more about the BSN Honors Program?
If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact the program coordinator, Dr. Sarah Shannon, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr. Pam Mitchell at email@example.com.