Our honors program enables students to participate in novel seminars that are not available in the general curriculum and to pursue rigorous research opportunities that are similar to those offered in graduate or professional schools. Student gain a greater skill set and depth of understanding of the discipline while working in close contact with committed faculty.
In the mid's, East Carolina University began offering honors seminars for selected students by request. Ina two-year Honors Program was created on a university-wide basis.
Inthe Honors Program became a four-year program. Inthe Faculty Senate authorized, and the Chancellor approved, the establishment of a residential Honors College.
Despite the name, the program never developed College status and later was re-named the University Honors Program. Inupon retirement of the previous director, Dr. Michael Bassman was selected as the new Director in a three-quarter-time position.
The position of Director became full-time in The office of the Honors Program was housed in the Bate Building until when it moved into expanded offices in Brewster BD where it currently resides.
Ina program providing undergraduate research assistantships to Honors Students was initiated. Honors students were eligible to apply for an assistantship that paid a small stipend and matched them with a professor who would serve as their mentor. Students who received positive evaluations at the end of the year could re-apply the following academic year.
The Honors Program sponsored a campus-wide research symposium in with a wide range of disciplines represented. Inthe Provost initiated an undergraduate research program and placed it in the Honors Program. This refereed journal published student submissions from colleges, universities, and two-year schools throughout the state.
An external review conducted in April, noted that the Director of the Honors Program was overextended and recommended staffing and organizational adjustments.
Initially, criteria for selection included a 3. Students already enrolled at East Carolina University could be recommended for the Honors Program by individual instructors.
These criteria were raised in so that applicants had to have a 3. Current criteria are described later in this report. In the early 's, the Director of the Honors Program invited faculty members to teach Honors seminars.
In an attempt to reach beyond the College of Arts and Sciences, the University Honors Program recruited professional schools at East Carolina University to offer Honors seminars and Honors sections of existing courses.
The Director continues to invite faculty to submit proposals for Honors Seminars to the University Honors Program Advisory Committee who recommend four or five Honors seminars per semester. The program has expanded to include a range of courses in units throughout Arts and Sciences and the professional schools.
The number of Honors courses offered by various units across campus and a list of majors pursued by Honors Students is provided later in this report. The history of the Honors Program includes a number of noteworthy accomplishments.
In collaboration with CIS, electronic record-keeping has enabled all Honors Students to be entered into a database where they can now be contacted via e-mail.To qualify to graduate with honors in psychology, students must have an overall and psychology GPA of They must complete PSYC and with a grade of at least B and must do a public presentation of their thesis research.
Honors students pursue a wide range of thesis projects with intellectual tools from a variety of academic disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. They often engage directly with communities of practice, working alongside educators and reformers on and off campus.
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(Winner, Terry Sanford Award for the best honors thesis in political science, ) Betsy is working in the field of clinical psychology and expects to pursue a PhD in that field. Wallace Gram, on the extremely high concentration of executions in a small number of counties across the US.
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DATE UPDATED October 24, University of North Carolina Psychology 12// Lady Day Visiting Professor Hebrew University, Israel Elizabeth Misiti Undergraduate Honors Thesis in Psychology, UNC Carolyn Klystra Summer Intern. During the awards program, UNC Charlotte alumna Casey Rimland, the University’s first Goldwater Scholar and a graduate of both the University Honors Program in the Honors College and the Department of Psychology Honors Program, was recognized for her recent efforts to mentor honors students as part of the scholarship process.