Honors Program - Required Courses

Overview of Curriculum

Honors Common Room

All Honors students are required to enroll in at least one Honors course each semester.  Honors courses are specially designed IDST courses, but in some cases the student will need to contract an Honors course with the instructor of one of their regular core/major courses.


Faulkner Residence Hall
Incoming freshmen who qualify for the honors program will become part of the Honors Living and Learning Community (a mandatory first-year residential component to the Honors Program for incoming freshmen).  Freshmen Honors students will reside together on a designated "Honors Wing" in Faulkner Residence Hall complete with specialized amenities such as a collaborative study room. 


Honors Courses      

 2013 Freshmen Honors as Ancient Greeks

-Freshmen will enroll in IDST1101 in the fall and IDST1105 in the spring semester and take part in the Honors Living and Learning Community (a residential component for first year students only).

-Sophomores will enroll in IDST 2305 during the fall semester, and in the spring term they will contract a course, or contract a Schreiner University study away or internship program.  

-Juniors will take IDST 3360 in the fall semester, and in spring semester, they may opt either to contract a course, or take IDST 3205 Colloquium, or contract a Schreiner University study away or internship program.

-Seniors will take IDST 4340 Global Issues in the fall and take IDST 3205 Colloquium in the spring, or contract a Schreiner University study away or internship program. 

All Honors students must enroll in one semester of the Honors Colloquium (IDST 3205) during their junior or senior year as a requirement for graduating as a "Schreiner Honors Scholar." Since course topics for IDST 3205 rotate, students may enroll in more than one colloquium. The Colloquium is offered in the spring semester only.  Honors students that are graduating early may take more than one Honors IDST course per semester.

Honors Contract Forms
View/Print Honors Course Designation Form (pdf)
View/Print Honors Course Contract Form (pdf)

Sample Syllabi
IDST 1105 HONORS SEMINAR
IDST 2270 HONORS TOPIC SEMINAR
IDST 3205 HONORS COLLOQUIUM: YOUTH
IDST 3260 THE AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE, HON.
IDST 4240 GLOBAL ISSUES IN A CULTURAL CONTEXT


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