Members of the ECU faculty from all colleges and schools are invited to submit proposals for innovative interdisciplinary honors seminars to be offered as a part of the Honors College curriculum during spring semester 2016. All honors students are required to complete two honors seminars prior to graduation. These seminars can be delivered by individuals or by teams of two faculty members. Seminars should be designed for talented first through fourth-year students with diverse academic interests. Each seminar will enroll a maximum of 18 students. Preference will be given to fully developed, academically rigorous course proposals that incorporate innovative approaches to teaching and evaluating students. The deadline for submission is March 11, 2015.
Call for Honors College Seminar Proposals
- Honors College Seminar Proposal Form
- Honors College Seminars FAQ
- Sample of Accepted Proposals from Past Cycle
Complete Submissions will include emailing the components below to Liz Fogarty (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 11, 2015:
- Seminar Proposal Form
- Written Support from Immediate Supervisor(s) for all Faculty involved in Teaching
Timeline for the Spring 2016 Honors College Seminar Process
October 1, 2014: The Call for Spring 2016 Honors Seminar Proposals is released.
October 30, 2014: Spring 2016 Honors Seminar Proposal Information Session from 4pm-5pm in 2409 Joyner.
February 20, 2015: Spring 2016 Honors Seminar Proposal Feedback Sessions (Sign-up for a time slot through the Office of Faculty Excellence. Feedback/coaching sessions will be held from 2pm-4pm.)
March 11, 2015: Spring 2016 Honors Seminar Proposal Deadline (due via email to email@example.com at 5pm)
Early April 2015: FAC Seminar Subcommittee holds Spring 2016 Honors Seminar Proposal Deliberation Meeting
Mid April 2015: Notification/Decision letters sent to faculty members.