Honors Program

The CSU Honors Program nurtures and challenges its Honors Scholars to achieve academic excellence through a rigorous and diverse curriculum and co-curriculum leading to superior preparation for post-baccalaureate success and a prestigious CSU Honors B.A. or B.S. diploma. A 3.5 GPA and at least 32 credit hours are required for admission into the program. Six honors courses, a portfolio including a senior project within the major field, along with a 3.5 cumulative GPA are considered for award of the CSU Honors Diploma at graduation. First year/freshmen students with a 3.3 GPA may take 1000 level honors courses as a pre-Honors step.

National Collegiate Honors Council member.

Honors Societies at CSU:
Alpha Kappa Mu National Honors Society, Kappa Tau Chapter (established 1948)
Beta Beta Beta National Honor Society, Lambda Iota, Chapter (established 1970)
Psi Chi International Honor Society, Psi Chi at Central State, Chapter (established 1982)
Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society, Alpha Epsilon, Chapter (established 2000)

Honors Program Advisory Council:
Dr. Abayomi Ajayi-Majebi
Dr. Carol Bargeron

Dr. Monique Cherry-McDaniel
Dr. Lovette Chinwah
Dr. Ronald Claxton
Dr. Sterling Coleman Jr.
Dr. Jennifer Cruz
Dr. Rebecca Ertel
Dr. Ibrahim Katampe
Dr. Anne-Marie Schuler
Ms. Edwige Sery



Dr. G. Jahwara Giddings, Interim Director & Professor of History




NEW - Honors Scholars online applications !