• Home
  • Archive: "honor code" Tag

Archive: "honor code" Tag

The Domestic Organization

The need to integrate the sacred and the secular in the fledgling Brigham Young Academy meant that discipline at the school was strict.  Karl G. Maeser had been educated in a German educational tradition that emphasized the need for order and obedience to established regulations.  Maeser saw rigid moral discipline as a way to help …

Read More →

The Honor Code at Brigham Young University

One of the things that makes Brigham Young University unique is its Honor Code.  Students and employees at Brigham Young University are expected to abide by the Honor Code.  The origins of the Honor Code lie in the establishment of the Domestic Organization by Karl G. Maeser in the late 1870s to aid students live …

Read More →

Recent Posts