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Fall 2016 EC Scholars Courses

HNRS 2011.001: EC Scholars Freshmen Seminar
Dr. Katherine Ford, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

Seminar Description: What are the humanities and why do we have to study them? This course is meant as an exploration of the humanities and their value to us as human beings. As such, we will explore various definitions of the humanities and approach different themes from the perspectives of the humanities. The humanities undoubtedly prepare us to think, write, speak and learn—all qualities that we will need throughout our lives and careers no matter what we choose to do.

Spring 2017 EC Scholars Courses

HNRS 3100.001: EC Scholars Research Internship
Dr. Alleah Crawford, Honors College

Seminar Description: The EC Scholars Research Internship course is a supervised community-based research internship that requires at least thirty hours of research responsibilities.  EC Scholars join a faculty member who is working on an approved community-based research and community-engaged scholarship project.  Some of the community-based research partnerships may be established through the Faculty Engagement and Outreach Scholars Academy. EC Scholars participate in tasks that include, but are not limited to, traveling to community research sites to conduct interviews, collecting data, synthesizing findings, making conclusions, designing recommendations and creating an oral presentation for a student and faculty group.

HNRS 3100 Course Documents

HNRS 4100.001: EC Scholars Leadership Internship
Dr. Linda Kean, Honors College

Seminar Description: The EC Scholars Leadership Internship course is a supervised internship that requires at least sixty hours of leadership responsibilities.  EC Scholars evaluate the needs of a specific organization in consultation with key administrators and other members of the organization. EC Scholars participate in a leadership internship project that helps them to demonstrate an understanding of relational leadership and they work to create positive change for the organization.

View the EC Scholars leadership internship video from spring 2014 for a summary of outcomes associated with the class.

HNRS 4100 Course Documents