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Discipline-Specific Honors


As part of the Robert C. Nusbaum Honors College , the NSU Discipline-Specific Honors Programs provide exciting living and learning communities for students with strong commitments to their respective major fields.


The mission of each specific DSHP is to prepare students for careers in all types of organizations and/or for continued academic study. The Robert C. Nusbaum Honors College offers enhanced academic classes, social experiences, and special programs for high-ability students in all majors. It is a community of scholars where critical thinking, curiosity, imagination and creativity are encouraged. About Us


Challenging courses, spirited debate, international study and research projects are all part of the Robert C. Nusbaum Honors College experience. The preparation you receive will set you apart and improve your global marketability in the career of your choice. The Honors College offers a range of scholarship packages. Read more

Online Resource Center

The Liaisons within the Discipline-Specific Honors Programs have developed programs and services to support Norfolk State students in exploring their intellectual potential and achieving academic success. Our Online Resource Center offers excellent resources for students, faculty, parents of students, and others interested in discovering new ways to study effectively, learn efficiently, and achieve academically. Login

National Conferences on Undergraduate Research

The National Conferences on Undergraduate Research supports and enhances the community of educational institutions, professionals, and students who participate in collegiate honors education around the world. NCHC Honors

Council for Undergraduate Research

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) and its affiliated colleges, universities, and individuals share a focus on providing undergraduate research opportunities for faculty and students at all institutions serving undergraduate students.