Honors Student Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing the Honors Program, students will be able to:

1. Apply the tools (methodologies/content/skills) of multiple disciplines to analyze and/or solve complex issues and problems.

2. Work collaboratively with persons from different fields of specialization in diverse, cross-disciplinary teams to analyze and/or solve applied, real-world issues and problems.

3. Demonstrate the ability to design, plan, and execute an original research or creative capstone project in the appropriate discipline or interdisciplinary field that would meet professional standards in the field (e.g., accepted/acceptable for publication in a juried journal; accepted/acceptable for presentation at a state, regional, national, or international conference).

4. Effectively communicate the methods, techniques, and findings of their original research or creative capstone project:

     a. in a written format that would be accepted/acceptable for publication in a local, regional, national, or international juried journal.

     b. in an oral or visual format that would be accepted/acceptable for presentation at a local, state, regional, national, or international conference.

5. Demonstrate leadership skills (organization and planning, communication, delegation) by having taken one or more leadership roles in Honors curricular or co-curricular activities.

6. Appreciate the importance of civic responsibility and demonstrate informed and engaged civic responsibility by having participated regularly in community service and/or service-learning projects.