Students in the Pell Honors
Program will pursue the following course of study:
Students enroll in two honors
sections of established core courses each semester, with courses to be drawn
from English, religious and theological studies, philosophy, history, politics,
Students enroll in one
interdisciplinary seminar each semester. Seminars are linked thematically to
the overall vision of the Pell Honors Program.
Students enroll in a one-semester
research methods course to help prepare them to write the senior
thesis/synthesis paper at this level.
In addition, students are
required to elect one of the following options: An internship in the fall,
spring or summer semesters linked to the themes of responsible citizenship, or
a study abroad program during the fall, spring or summer semesters.
The culminating event is the
Pell Senior Synthesis Project, in which students present academic, creative and
rigorous responses to the themed foci of the Pell Honors Program, addressing
and incorporating course themes and emphases from throughout previous years of
Students in the Pell Honors Program are expected to maintain a 3.3
semester grade point average. Any student failing to maintain this average for
two consecutive semesters will not be allowed to continue in the program.