All Honors students are eligible to enroll in graduate-level courses (graduate courses are those numbered 6000 or higher).

For the purposes of Honors graduation distinctions, a graduate course may count toward the Graduate Course Capstone or as upper-level Honors coursework, but not as both. You will find more details in the Honors graduation requirements.

If you receive a registration error when you attempt to add a graduate-level course through Athena, the academic department of instruction may have placed a restriction on the course. If this happens, you will need to request permission to register directly from the department or course instructor.

Split-level courses

If you register for the 4000-level section of a split-level course, you cannot receive graduate credit for the course even if you complete the graduate-level syllabus. You must be registered for the 6000-level course to receive graduate credit.

Double Dawgs

In most cases, you do not have to be a Double Dawgs candidate in order to enroll in courses at the graduate-level. If you are a Double Dawgs candidate, all graduate-level courses completed before your undergraduate degree is awarded will earn Honors credit, even if they are not applicable toward your undergraduate degree.

Graduate-level courses taken while you are enrolled as an undergraduate may apply toward a graduate degree program only through the Double Dawgs program.

View more information on the Double Dawgs program.

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Welcome to the Morehead Honors College! Whether you are a current Honors student, a high schooler or parent looking for more information, or an Honors alum, we have events scheduled just for you.

Our calendar includes upcoming information sessions, external scholarship application deadlines, lunchbox lectures, book discussions, important semester dates, and events for our alumni and friends, among other items.

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