HONS 1113 Freshman Honors Seminar
Orientation to the Rogers State University Honors Program. Emphasizes the fundamentals of critical thinking and research skills, and encourages students to explore Western cultural traditions of liberal arts education. Includes reading and research in the student’s particular academic field. Prerequisite: Enrollment in Honors Program.

HONS 1213 Honors Literature and Rhetoric I
Combines an introduction to the critical study of literature with practice in writing in various literary genres. Includes study of rhetoric, argumentative writing, and expository writing. Successful completion of this course fulfills the Composition I General Education requirement. Prerequisite: instructor’s permission.

HONS 1313 Honors Literature and Rhetoric II
Continuation of the writing experiences and literary studies begun in Honors Literature and Rhetoric I. Writing experiences are congruent with thematic material. Incorporation of research techniques leading to production of Honors research papers. Successful completion of this course fulfills the Composition II General Education requirement. Prerequisites: HONS 1213 or instructor’s permission.

HONS 2113 Sophomore Honors Seminar
Integration of sophomore honors and degree curriculum with independent reading and research. Presentation of research results. Service learning component possible. Prerequisite: HONS 1113.

HONS 3113 Junior Honors Seminar
Integration of junior honors and degree curriculum with independent reading and research. Students will present their progress in oral and written form, preparing for their capstone project. Prerequisites: HONS 2113 and junior status.

HONS 3123 Special Topics in Honors
An interdisciplinary study of a selected topic or theme. May be repeated for credit up to nine hours. Emphasis on the presentation of seminar papers. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Honors Program.

HONS 3133 Honors Study-At-Large
Designed to foster honors study external to the region. May be repeated for credit up to six hours.

HONS 4113 Senior Honors Capstone
Integration of senior honors and degree curriculum with independent reading and research. Inception and actualization of original, specialized project, designed to investigate, analyze, and synthesize information in field of study, using skills developed in the program(s). Written and oral presentations. Project may be combined with capstone experience in degree program. Prerequisite: HONS 3113.