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Calls for Honors Program Course Proposals
Application deadline is Feb. 3, 2014 for academic year 2015-2016 proposals.
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office Announcement, 12-12-2013
Call For Honors Program Course Proposals: Academic Year 2015-2016
Application Deadline: 3 February 2014
The mission of the Honors Program at Minnesota State University, Mankato is to create future leaders, researchers and global citizens by providing high ability and motivated students with exceptional learning opportunities, mentoring relationships, and a community of scholars that foster their development as future leaders in a global society.
The Honors Program seeks both general education and advanced seminar courses that develop leadership, research, and global citizenship competencies. In 2015-2016, the program expects to offer several sections of general education courses and advanced seminars for the honors students. Honors faculty offer their course in-load; the Honors Program provides funds to departments to supplement courses at the contractual rate.
Applicants are encouraged to contact the Honors Program office (Ext. 5191) for guidance on course proposals, sample syllabi, and a table of honors competencies and rubrics. In addition, program staff will hold informational sessions on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in CSU 202 and on Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in CSU 202.
Please visit www.mnsu.edu/honors for more information about the Honors Program. The Program’s most recent issue of our student newsletter, "The Honors Beacon," was published last week and can be found at http://www.mnsu.edu/honors/officialfallbeacon2013.pdf.