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Honors Program at The University of Arizona South

The Honors Program is attainable through UA South providing the same robust Honors experience while offering you more flexibility in creating your own unique Honors curriculum through the use of Honors contracts. We encourage you to explore the Honors requirements and consider the opportunities the Honors College provides to prepare you for your future. Sample Honors contracts are available for guidance as is a database of former student theses. Click here to download the Fall 2017 Honors contract.

If you have any questions about your Honors experience, please feel free to contact any of the following Honors Contacts for UA South:

Associate Dean – Dr. Barbara Citera 520-626-2422 x.2130
Assistant Dean – Sarah Wieland 520-626-2422 x.2218
UA South Honors Advisor – Josette Lopez 520-626-2422 x.2125
Honors College Success Counselor – Thomas Sullivan 520-621-4262

Fall 2017 SmartTalk SERIES

Join the Honors College for an opportunity to hear from prestigious UA faculty as they discuss their work. Honors students, faculty, and friends of the College are encouraged to attend in person or watch the SmartTalks online. Live streams can be found here:

Wednesday 13 September
"We're Starving for What You Have To Bring": Teaching in the Prison System
Marcia Klotz (Department of English)
12:00 - 1:00pm - SUMC Sabino Room

Tuesday 3 October
InJustice: Anthony Ray Hinton's Exoneration Is the Tip of the Iceberg
Jason Kreag (College of Law)
12:30 - 1:30pm - SUMC Sabino Room

Thursday 26 October
Kevin Henry (College of Education)
12:30 - 1:30pm - SUMC Sabino Room

University of Arizona Honors College Common Reading 2017-18
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

A group of Honors students enrolled in a one unit seminar course, HNRS 295R, read and reviewed numerous selections before choosing this book. They were excited about picking this book especially for you and hope that you will find the book as interesting as they did! For more information on the reading, please visit the Honors College website.

UA South Honors students can obtain a FREE copy of the common reading book at no charge by emailing Josette Lopez at