Intensive courses, out-of-class activities, honors seminars and independent projects provide opportunities for academically charged students to grow, stand out, and be challenged beyond the typical courseload.
The Peake Honors Program offers academically motivated students an opportunity to challenge and distinguish themselves by participating in intensive, interdisciplinary courses and enriching out-of-class activities. The program offers special Honors Seminars that emphasize intensive study and discussion, and culminates in a senior-year capstone project of interdisciplinary independent work.
Students completing the program not only gain the skills associated with advanced study, but also earn the distinction of graduating “With College Honors.” Among honors seminars offered in the past: Social and Political Thought, The Good Life, Man in Nature, and Seminar on American Culture. The Peake Honors Program is open to UVa-Wise freshmen with an academic GPA of 3.5 or above and combined SAT scores of 1200 or better. For more information please contact the Program Director.
John Mark Adrian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English Literature