Rose Hill Honors Mission
A Community of Scholars for Justice
- Small, seminar-style classes that are writing-intensive and discussion-driven.
- Common “core” syllabi in first-year classes.
- Interdisciplinary dinner seminars once a semester for the first two years of the curriculum.
- Frequent co- and extra-curricular activities and events attended by both students and faculty.
- A robust program of student-created and student-led activities organized through our Student Activities Council (SAC).
- Alpha House, an Honors-only building on campus for classes, study sessions, and lounging.
- An academic research methods class in the first semester of sophomore year.
- Required research or scholarly engagement in every class after the first year.
- A senior thesis in your major.
Diversity and Justice
- A course that engages students in the diverse history and culture of the Bronx during the first semester of the curriculum.
- A diversity or justice component in every course across the curriculum.
- Two courses specifically devoted to the academic study of justice in the sophomore year.
- A richly diverse student body.
- Partnerships with Bronx organizations that provide opportunities for holistic mentorship, public health research, and social media development.
- Honors-exclusive funding opportunities for summer internships at non-profit organizations.