Make the most of your time.

Take advantage of small seminars customized to challenge students. Learn from UTC’s finest professors. 

Access scholarships, research funding, stipends to spend on cultural events and opportunities for low-cost travel and study abroad.

Forge lifelong friendships. Ask questions. Seek answers. Don’t just learn, grow.

Whether you’re coming to UTC as a first-time freshman or transferring in from another institution, our programs offer opportunities for you to connect and make the most of your time at UTC.

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UReCA  is sponsored by the National Collegiate Honors Council, and is currently managed, edited and produced by a team of twenty nine undergraduate students from each of the NCHC regions and a variety of backgrounds and disciplines.

Though diverse, we share a common goal: the production of a prestigious national journal, for students, by students. UReCA is committed to the publication of unique and intriguing research and creative endeavor by undergraduate students both here in the United States and abroad.

The UTC Honors College is proud to support the work of UReCA’s production team, a group composed entirely of UTC Honors College students.



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Brock Scholars

This four-year program delivers a unique general education curriculum for high-achieving students.

Students apply to the program during the fall of their senior year in high school and enter as first-semester freshmen.

There is no minimum ACT or GPA required, though admission is very selective.

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High-Achieving Mocs

In this freshman-year-only experience HAM students live together, take select courses together their first year and benefit from special programming and advisement.

Many HAMers continue their Honors College experience by entering the Innovation in Honors program their sophomore year.

Incoming freshmen with at least a 3.5 GPA and a minimum 26 composite ACT are encouraged to apply, though other applicants will be considered.

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Innovations in Honors

A problem-based, community-embedded learning experience for students to enter as sophomores and juniors.

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative college GPA of 3.2 and at least 24 college credits to be admitted.

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Departmental Honors

A year-long senior thesis designed by the student with a faculty director from the student’s major department.

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 and a minimum GPA in their major of 3.5 to be considered.

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