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The two Honors Sequences listed below replace the University Studies requirement for all students receiving the Honors Diploma. Prerequisites and courses specified by the major course of study must still be completed, and students who do not finish the requirements for the Honors Diploma must complete a University Studies sequence as required by their major. Honors Program students must successfully complete at least one Honors seminar each semester until the sequence is finished. Exceptions must be approved by the Honors Director. Students also have to maintain a 3.2/4.0 GPA to receive the Honors Diploma.

 

 

Honors Sequence (B.A. Track) 2013-14 Bulletin

B.A., B.A.B., B.F.A., or B.M. Degrees

50-51 Credit Hours

 

HON 099 Freshman Orientation for Honors Students (1 Hour)Only for undeclared incoming honors students.

 

ENG 150 Honors Composition and Research (4 Hours) 

 

Two of the following fine arts / communication electives:

            HON 100 Interdisciplinary Humanities and Fine Arts (3 Hours)

HON 161 Honors Seminar in Visual Arts (3 Hours)

HON 162 Honors Seminar in Music (3 Hours)

HON 163 Honors Seminar in Theatre (3 Hours)

HON 164 Honors Seminar in Fine Arts and Culture Abroad (3 Hours)

            HON 165 Honors Seminar in Communication (3 Hours)

            (HON 165 is required for all Business, Nursing, and Education majors)

 

One of the following:

HON 201 Honors Seminar in World History I (3 Hours)

HON 202 Honors Seminar in World History II (3 Hours)

 

HON 251 Honors Seminar in Lit. and Philosophy I (3 Hours)

 

One of the following electives:

HON 261 Honors Seminar in Science (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: Four hours of lab sciences from the University Studies electives. 

HON 262 Honors Seminar in Mathematics (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: One mathematics course from the University Studies electives.

 

Three of the following electives: (*cannot take both 270 and 272 or both 212 and 252)

HON 133 Honors Seminar in Sociology (3 Hours)

HON 150 Honors Seminar in Archaeology (3 Hours)

HON 180 Honors Seminar in Psychology (3 Hours)

HON 201 or HON 202 (whichever was not taken above) (3 Hours)

            HON 212 Honors Seminar in Ethics (3 Hours)

HON 232 Honors Seminar in Economics (3 Hours)

            HON 252 Honors Seminar in Lit. and Philosophy II (3 Hours)

HON 270 Honors Seminar in International Relations (3 Hours)

HON 272 Honors Seminar in Comparative Politics (3 Hours)

 

HON 437 Senior Honors Thesis (3 Hours)

 

Additional Requirements for the Honors Diploma

 

Competency in Mathematics – The student must complete three hours of mathematics chosen from the University Studies mathematics category (not including HON 262).  This course can serve as the prerequisite for HON 262.

           

Competency in Science – The student must complete one lab science chosen from the University Studies science category.  This course can serve as the prerequisite for HON 261.

 

Competency in Foreign Language – 12 hour sequence (excluding 105) in a foreign language culminating in at least a 202 level course – Example: SPA 101, SPA 102, SPA 201, SPA 202

 

Study Abroad: Students must participate in a year, semester, or summer study abroad program (9 day minimum). Courses taken abroad may be used towards the Honors Sequence, foreign language competency, major, or minor.

 

 

 

 

Honors Sequence (B.S. Track) 2013-14 Bulletin

B.S., B.S.A., B.S.B., B.S.N., B.I.S., or B.S.W. Degrees

50-51 Credit Hours

 

HON 099 Freshman Orientation for Honors Students (1 Hour)Only for undeclared incoming honors students.

 

ENG 150 Honors Composition and Research (4 Hours) 

 

Two of the following fine arts / communication electives:

            HON 100 Interdisciplinary Humanities and Fine Arts (3 Hours)

HON 161 Honors Seminar in Visual Arts (3 Hours)

HON 162 Honors Seminar in Music (3 Hours)

HON 163 Honors Seminar in Theatre (3 Hours)

HON 164 Honors Seminar in Fine Arts and Culture Abroad (3 Hours)

            HON 165 Honors Seminar in Communication (3 Hours)

            (HON 165 is required for all Business, Nursing, and Education majors)

 

One of the following:

HON 201 Honors Seminar in World History I (3 Hours)

HON 202 Honors Seminar in World History II (3 Hours)

 

HON 251 Honors Seminar in Lit. and Philosophy I (3 Hours)

 

One of the following:

HON 252 Honors Seminar in Lit. and Philosophy II (3 Hours)

HON 212 Honors Seminar in Ethics (3 Hours)

 

Two of the following electives (*cannot take both 270 and 272)

HON 133 Honors Seminar in Sociology (3 Hours)

HON 150 Honors Seminar in Archaeology (3 Hours)

HON 180 Honors Seminar in Psychology (3 Hours)

HON 201 or HON 202 (whichever was not taken above) (3 Hours)

HON 232 Honors Seminar in Economics (3 Hours)

HON 270 Honors Seminar in International Relations (3 Hours)

HON 272 Honors Seminar in Comparative Politics (3 Hours)

 

HON 437 Senior Honors Thesis (3 Hours)

 

Additional Requirements for the Honors Diploma

 

Competency in Mathematics – The student must complete three hours of mathematics chosen from the University Studies mathematics category (not including HON 262). 

Competency in Science – The student must complete one lab science chosen from the University Studies science category. 

 

Competency in Foreign Language – 6 hour sequence (excluding 105) in a foreign language culminating in at least a 102 level course – Example: SPA 101, SPA 102

 

9 Additional Hours of University Studies Science, Math, or Language – These must be in addition to the competency courses mentioned above; students should consult their major advisors in deciding which courses to take, as specific courses are often needed to fulfill general education stipulated requirements for specific majors.  Either HON 261 or  HON 262 may be taken for three of these hours.

 

Study Abroad: Students must participate in a year, semester, or summer study abroad program (9 day minimum). Courses taken abroad may be used towards the Honors Sequence, foreign language competency, major, or minor.

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