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Honors in Nursing

The Lloyd International Honors College offers Nursing students three possible Honors programs: General-Education Honors (freshmen and sophomores), Disciplinary Honors in Nursing (juniors and seniors), and Full University Honors in Nursing. For information about these options, see Honors Programs.

Disciplinary Honors in Nursing


  • UNCG GPA of 3.30 of higher at graduation
  • At least 12 s.h. of Honors course work with grades of at least B (3.0) as follows:
    • 6–9 hours of Honors course work in the major (contract courses* in Nursing, NUR 493, or any 500-level NUR courses), and/or
    • 1–3 s.h. of other Honors course work, and
    • 3 s.h. in the form of HSS 490: Senior Honors Project

*Contract courses in Nursing include the following:

Pre-licensure program: NUR 310, 320, 330, 340, 345, 360, 405, 410, 415, 420, 430

RN to B.S.N. program: NUR 330, 370, 371, 405, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474


Students who complete Disciplinary Honors receive a Certificate of Disciplinary Honors in Nursing and have that honor, along with the title of their Senior Honors Project, noted on their official transcripts. Students who complete both General-Education Honors and Disciplinary Honors are distinguished for special recognition and receive a Certificate of Full University Honors in Nursing.

Honors Advisor

See Debra Stanford, Moore Nursing Building, for advisement regarding Honors in Nursing.