The College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Biological Sciences both offer Honors Programs for students with exemplary academic performance. The College of Arts and Sciences’ program uses an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses studies in the sciences, humanities and social sciences, and engages students in a weekly Honors Colloquium and honors-designated courses.

The School of Biological Sciences' program combines a requirement for high levels of academic achievement with an undergraduate experimental research project and enrichment activities like study trips and seminar attendance.