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HOPR 1190 Introduction to Honors (1 credits)

Designed to support students' transition into the Honors Program at BSU, this course establishes the core academic skills, social competencies, and values that enable students to excel within the university and Honors community. The seminar's goal is to enhance and enrich the student experience so that students may develop a sense of citizenry and derive the maximum benefit from the intellectual and social opportunities of college life. Students will learn to: create an annotated bibliography; find good resources; and identify bias and/or recognize subjectivity. Honors academic advising is highlighted. Required of first-semester Honors Program students.
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HOPR 3700 Honors Seminar (3 credits)

Exploration of a single topic from a wide-variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives in a seminar environment. Repeatable (with different topics) for 12 credits for Honor's Program students. Prerequisite(s): HOPR 1190 or permission of Honors Director.
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HOPR 3899 Capstone Preparation (1 credits)

Each student plans an Honor's Capstone project, arranges to work with a faculty advisor, develops an annotated bibliography, generates a proposal, and engages in the work of creating and executing the Capstone Project. Proposals are reviewed for approval by the Honor's Council. While the timeline may vary depending on the needs of the student and the kind of Capstone Project, the suggested timeline is to enroll in HOPR 3899 within a year of expected graduation date. Prerequisite: Honors Program student, 6-credit hours of HOPR 3700 or permission of Director.
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HOPR 4899 Capstone Presentation (1 credits)

Upon completion of the Honors Capstone Project, graduating students meet as a class to prepare and deliver formal presentations to the Honors and campus communities. Prerequisite: Honors Program student, HOPR 3899. Students generally enroll in HOPR 4899 in spring of the senior year.
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