ERIC Number: ED259765
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
John C. Calhoun State Community College Honors Program.
John C. Calhoun State Community Coll., Decatur, AL.
An overview is provided of the objectives, courses, students, and faculty of Calhoun State Community College's (CSCC's) Honors Program. Introductory remarks describe the Honors Program as a way of providing gifted students with an opportunity for educational challenge and stimulation through sections of core curriculum courses specifically designed and designated as honors sections and honors courses offered within major fields of study. Information on the special criteria used to select honors program faculty and to identify potential honors program students is followed by a brief description of the requirements for graduation with departmental honors. The next sections provide information on the honors courses, looking at: (1) course goals; (2) patterns for designing courses; (3) educational modes used in the courses; (4) procedures for the design and approval of courses; and (5) the honors course numbering system. The next sections focus on the Honors Program faculty, considering preferred qualifications; recommendation/application procedures of faculty interested in positions within the Honors Program; and evaluation methods. The final section focuses on the honors students, offering guidelines for evaluating student applications to the program along with information on regulations for the retention of students, recognition of Honors Program participation, and the system for the advising of honors students. (EJV)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: John C. Calhoun State Community Coll., Decatur, AL.