Faculty Forum I-IV: Honors Colloquium.
An introduction to the scholar’s life utilizing presentations of research and publications by faculty representing various disciplines. May be repeated for up to four hours credit. Prerequisite: Eligibility for honors credit.
Honors University Foundations.
Introduces university life and academic programs. Includes a brief introduction to goal setting, career exploration, personal finance, time management, and use of research facilities. Discussion of competency requirements (math, computer, writing, speaking, and reading) is included. This course, ACA 100, or ACA 150 is required of all first-time students who transfer with fewer than 15 credit hours. Prerequisite: Approval by the dean of the Honors College. Co-requisite: HON 195. Same as ACA 150.
A course designed to acquaint the student with research techniques, critical thinking and writing, group discussion, use of library resources, and oral presentation. This course will prepare the student for independent study or for independent work within other courses. Students who pass Honors Composition with a grade of H or A are exempt from ENG 101 English Composition I, and ENG 102 English Composition II, and will have met the general education requirement for six hours of writing (though they may have to take extra elective hours to complete their program of study). Students in teacher education programs must meet English Composition requirements in a manner satisfactory to the Teacher Education Committee. Prerequisite: Approval by the dean of the Honors College; Co-requisite: HON 150.
Introduction to Honors.
An introduction to honors course work: requirements, expectations, and skills. Required as prerequisite or co-requisite for honors credit for all students without HON 195. Prerequisite: ENG 102 and approval by the dean of the Honors College.
HON 210 A,B,C,D,E,F.
Great Books I-VI: Honors Colloquium.
Titles of book selections change each semester. Faculty members present critical reviews of influential books from varying disciplines. May be repeated for up to six hours credit. Prerequisite: Eligibility for honors credit.
HON 350 A,B,C,D.
Honors Practicum I-IV: Leadership, Service, and Philanthropy.
Reflection on the relationship between service, philanthropy, and leadership will be combined with practical opportunities for service developed under the supervision of instructor. May be repeated for up to four hours credit. Prerequisite: Eligibility for honors credit.
Students are introduced to requirements of thesis research projects and, under the supervision of instructor and a faculty mentor, develop a viable honors thesis proposal. Prerequisite: 18 hours of earned honors credit and eligibility for honors credit.
Students work with faculty mentor and faculty/student committee to research, write, present, and defend a thesis developed during undergraduate studies. An “N” grade is assigned if student does not complete the thesis in the semester of enrollment. Two-year time limit from end of thesis enrollment semester. Prerequisite: HON 359 Honors Seminar.