Programs Descriptions

Programs Descriptions

Xavier challenges students to reach their fullest potential. Our honors programs help students refine their academic focus, expand their interests and unlock new possibilities.

Data Science (B.S.)

Xavier’s interdisciplinary Data Science Honors Program develops technical skills, ethics, and a series of projects that challenge students to apply their knowledge to serve the community and address issues in society.

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Philosophy, Politics & The Public (H.A.B.)

The Philosophy, Politics & The Public honors program nurtures students’ passion for politics, government, and community through rigorous interdisciplinary study in philosophy, history, economics, political science, and beyond. Ask big questions in your classes, intern with a political campaign, in government, or with a non-profit, advance public policy through personal engagement with decision-makers, and learn first-hand about the world through study abroad.

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Smith Scholars

Smith Scholars is a Williams College of Business undergraduate, cohort program. Students integrate the study of liberal arts with the WCB core curriculum and earn a minor in Political Economy. Smith Scholars study a range of courses in both liberal arts and business.

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University Scholars

Students in our traditional honors program study any major and the core courses in small, specialized classes that promote deeper exploration and close faculty support.

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