Overview of Courses 

Honors Program

Alpha Chi Honor Society

The Meaning of Life

Scotland/Ireland Studies-at-Large 2012

London/Paris Studies-at-Large 2011

London Studies-at-Large 2010 Slides

CFA Assessment

Current Courses

Old Courses


Senior Honors Seminar

Comparative Religion

Freshman Honors Seminar (2011)

Humanities Seminar

Honors Cinema

Senior Honors Seminar

Comparative Religion

Philosophy of Law (09)

Freshman Honors Seminar (2009)

Honors Comparative Religion

Philosophy of Law

Humanities II (Honors)

Freshman Honors Seminar (2006)

Values and Ethics

Introduction to Philosophy (2005)

Intersession Humanities I (2004)

Humanities Seminar (2004)

Humanities Seminar Online (2004)

Humanities Seminar(2003)

Philosophy of Law (2004)

Introduction to Logic

Summer Humanities I

Humanities I

Intersession Humanities II

Introduction to Philosophy (2000-4)

Values and Ethics (2002)

Humanities Seminar(2002)

Dr. James Ford

Director of the Honors Program

School of Liberal Arts
Department of English and Humanities
Baird Hall, Room 101A
Office Phone: 918-343-7749

Email: jford@rsu.edu


Dr. Ford teaches a number of courses in the Humanities, Philosophy, and Religious Studies at RSU. This fall he is teaching the Freshman Honors Seminar, Honors Comparative Religion, and Honors Introduction to Philosophy. Click on the "Overview of Courses" link on your left for more information on all of Dr. Ford's courses. Click on the link for a particular course to go directly to the page for that course.

Dr. Ford is Director of the Honors Program at Rogers State University. He is the faculty advisor for the Oklahoma Iota chapter of the Alpha Chi academic honor society at RSU. He also serves as the faculty advisor for the university's annual Maurice Meyer Lecture. He was advisor to SPQR (the RSU Paintball Club), and is Campus Coordinator for the Red Cross. He is the Campus Coordinator for the Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program (OSLEP). Finally, he is the Coordinator for the Studies-at-Large Center.

A Little Bit of Background: Dr. Ford received doctoral and master’s degrees in religious studies from Princeton University, and a bachelor’s degree in religion and philosophy from the University of Tulsa. He participated in an intensive German program at the Goethe Institut in Dresden, Germany, and studied at the London School of Economics. His academic specialties include ethics, philosophy, and religion. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the most prestigious academic honor society. The title of his dissertation is “Nietzsche, Nihilism, and Christian Theodicy.”

Dr. Ford has led six studies-at-large courses in the past six years, to Italy, London, London and Paris, Scotland and Ireland, New York City, and Italy again. 

In his spare time, he hosts "The Meaning of Life" on KRSC 91.3 F.M.--every Sunday from 3-5 p.m. and again from 10 p.m. to midnight. Click the link on the left for more information on this radio program.

Capstone Presentation

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