The Honors Program Curriculum and Degrees

A special Honors curriculum is available for the B.A., B.S., and    B.B.A degrees.  Information can be located in the Honors Program section of the catalog. Students who elect the Honors curriculum must complete nine hours in Honors seminars as part of the degree specific general education core.  Any major field of study coupled with the Honors program will be considered a composite major.  Honors courses in the research/tutorial and thesis areas will be added to the major to complete the composite classification. Completion of the Honors Program is noted on the transcript and Honors students are given special recognition during the commencement ceremony.  Requirements for the Honors Program degree specific general education core include:

 

Bachelor of Arts - Honors Degree Specific General Education Core Course Requirements

In addition to the University Core Curriculum, students must complete the following degree specific general education core requirements for the B.A. Honors degree:

COSC 23111, MUSI 33021 or EDIT 23101   3

Science (life or physical science - whichever not fulfilled in the University Core)2

  3-4
Foreign Language 23013 and 2302   6

Fine Art4

(ART 1301, 2301 or studio course; MUSI 1301, 1303, 3304, 3305, 3306, or  performing ensembles; or THEA 1301) or ENGL 2301, 2302, or 2303

  3
Honors Seminars   9

                                                                                            Total  24-25

 

NOTATIONS:

  1. Students may opt to test out of COST 2311.  See course description. Students pursuing music majors should take MUSI 3302.  Students pursuing fields in education should take EDIT 2310.
  2. Science can be lab or non-lab for the degree specific core.  Students pursuing middle school education are required to take the course with a lab.  ENVS 3301 can be used to fulfill the life science degree specific core requirement. GEOG 1301 may be used to fulfill the physical science degree specific core requirement.
  3. Adequate prerequisite must be met before enrolling in a foreign language 2301 course.  Prerequisite courses taken will be used as electives for the degree.
  4. Fine Arts area must be different from area used in the university core curriculum requirement.
 

Bachelor of Business Administration - Honors Degree Specific General Education Core Course Requirements

In addition to the University Core Curriculum, students must complete the following degree specific general education core requirements for the B.B.A. Honors degree:

 

BUAD 2335   3
COSC 23111   3
EXSS2   1

Science (life or physical science - whichever not fulfilled in the University Core)

  4
Honors Seminars   9

                                                                                                Total   20

 

NOTATIONS:

1 .         Student may opt to test out of COSC 2311; see course description.

2 .              Must be EXSS 1112 if course not taken to meet University Core

                  Curriculum requirement.  Courses marked with an * in the course description maybe

                  used to fulfill this requirement.  Students who have served two or more years in the

                  Armed Forces are exempt from EXSS requirement with DD-214 from basic training.

 

Bachelor of Science Degree - Honors Degree Specific General Education Core Curriculum

In addition to the University Core Curriculum, students must complete the following degree specific general education core requirements for the B.S. Honors degree:

MATH 1306   3

Science  (life or physical science - whichever not fulfilled in the University Core) and an additional lab science or POLS/PSYC/SOCI 3411

  8
COSC 23111, EDIT 23101, or MSCI 23111   3
Honors Seminars   9

                                                                                                Total  23

 

NOTATION:

 

1 .          Student may opt to test out of COSC 2311; see course description.

                   EDIT 2310 is required for teacher certification programs. MSCI 2311 is required

                   for math and science majors.