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Curriculum

Patriot Scholars complete 27 credits of honors curriculum over four years:

Honors Courses
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RMU Core
Communication
Skills Courses
(12 credits)
Patriot Scholars take all their core communication skills courses together in honors sections.
  1. CSHR 1020, Honors Argument and Research
  2. CSHR 1030, Honors Public Speaking and Persuasion
  3. CSHR 2050, Honors Intercultural Communication
  4. CSHR 2040, Honors Professional Communication in the Workplace
General
Education
Credits
(6 credits)
Students will choose at least two honors sections of core courses: 
teaching
  1. HIST 1105 Honors US History I
  2. HUMA 1015 Honors Humanities: Arts and Music
  3. GEOL 1095 Honors Stars, Planets and the Cosmos
  4. ELIT 2065 Honors World Literature
  5. POLS 1025 Honors American National Government
  6. PSYC 1015 Honors General Psychology
  7. SOCI 1025 Honors Contemporary American Social Problems
  8. INFS1025 Honors Intro Decision Support Systems
  9. ECON1035 Honors Principles of Microeconomics
  10. ECON1035 Honors Microeconomics
  11. ACCT2035 Honors Intro to Financial Accounting
Honors
Seminar
(3 credits)
Students will complete an honors seminar course with a "B" or better.  Alternatively, selected study abroad experiences may fulfill this requirement.  Topics of past honors seminar have included:
  1. Math, Music and Art
  2. Presidential Leadership
  3. Physics and Sport
  4. Topics in Sustainability
  5. Identities & Inequalities: Race, Class, Gender, Sex
  6. Creating the Magic: Walt Disney World
Honors
Thesis
(6 credits)
  1. HNRS 4900 (3 credit class) Honors Research Methodology
  2. HNRS 4911 (1 credit independent study) Honors Thesis Research supervised by a faculty thesis advisor.
  3. HNRS 4912 (2 credit independent study) Honors Thesis Completion and Presentation supervised by a faculty thesis advisor. All Honors Theses will be presented at the Undergraduate Research Conference.


To see the honors sections that are offered for a semester, click here to reach the Course Schedule, type in "honors"  or "hnrs" for communication skills courses in the course search bar, pick the applicable term and click search.