Curriculum

Our Curriculum consists of an academic core of 6 courses; and completion of 4 co-curricular Cornerstones. A variety of Honors course sections or projects are available each semester.

Enrolled students can view available courses via Webadvisor, by typing “honors” in the keyword. field when searching for sections/ courses.

For the current list of honors projects, check with the Honors Program.

 

Curriculum

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2 MAJOR COURSES

  • Select two available honors courses or projects from your major over the course of your curriculum.

4 HALLMARKS COURSES 

  • Select 4 available honors courses or projects from the University Hallmarks Program (General Education) over the course of your curriculum. Projects may be substituted for Honors courses ONLY in cases of significant schedule conflicts.

1 QUESTION Cornerstone

  • Co-curricular: program expertise/research

1 ACT Cornerstone

  • Co-curricular: professional development

1 CONTRIBUTE Cornerstone

  • Co-curricular: community engagement

1 ADAPT Cornerstone

  • Co-curricular: global awareness

Honors Cornerstones reflect the core values of our program. Students must complete all four Cornerstones over the course of the degree program. Examples …


Cornerstone

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QUESTION

  • Conference Presentation
  • Industry or Major Project
  • Publication
  • Fulbright Application
  • Independent Research/Study
  • Course-related Research Project
  • Graduate Course
  • Faculty Guided Research

ACT

  • Professional Development Activity
  • Internship/Shadow
  • Toastmasters
  • Professional Certification
  • Club Officer
  • Professional Org Membership
  • Preceptorships
  • Conference Activity
  • Resident Assistant

ADAPT

  • Semester Study Abroad
  • Nexus/Short Course
  • Study Away
  • American Sign Language Club
  • Global Brigades
  • Hostelling
  • Cross-cultural Activity

CONTRIBUTE

  • OSE Activity
  • Honors Community
  • Honors Student Association Chair/Officer
  • Campus/Community Engagement
  • SGA/Class Officer
  • Organization Committee Chair
  • Great Hostel Give Back

Connecting involvements to Cornerstones help students articulate intentionality and require reflection related to how these undertakings complement personal growth, responsible 21st century citizenship and undergird development of professional identity.