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Honors

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 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 presentation. Project may be combined with capstone experience in degree program. Prerequisite: HONS 3113.