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Curriculum 

Honors students who complete the James Millikin Scholars program will have completed all requirements for the university studies component of their academic program.  James Millikin Scholars are responsible for completing all required courses for the major, the college and the degree.  For example, JMS must meet the foreign language requirement for the B.A. degree.

Students who leave the Honors Program and honors students who do not go on to become JMS scholars must fulfill all regular MPSL sequential and non-sequential requirements.

First Year: Honors Scholars
Theme:  Discovering Scholarship (12 credits)

First Semester:  6 credits
IN 183 Honors Seminar I (including First Week)-cohorted with
IN 150 Honors Critical Writing, Reading and Research I

Second Semester: 6 credits
IN 200-207 Honors Seminar - Students will complete an Honors Seminar in one of the following areas:  Business (IN-200), Education (IN-201), Fine Arts (IN-202), Humanities (IN-203), Natural Sciences(IN-204), Nursing (IN-205), Social Sciences (IN-206) or Mathematics (IN-207). 
IN 151 Honors Critical Writing, Reading and Research II

Culminating Event:  Freshman Focus, Honors Scholars Conference

Freshman Honors Scholars and Freshman Presidential Scholars will present their research in a conference open to the University Community. 

Honors Scholars must maintain a 3.4 GPA to stay in the program.

Second Year: Honors Scholars

Theme: Exploring Scholarship (6 credits)

First Semester: 3 credits
IN 200-207 Honors Seminar - Students will complete an Honors Seminar in one of the following areas:  Business (IN-200), Education (IN-201), Fine Arts (IN-202), Humanities (IN-203), Natural Sciences(IN-204), Nursing (IN-205), Social Sciences (IN-206) or Mathematics (IN-207).   Courses may not be repeated.

Second Semester: 3 credits
IN 200-207 Honors Seminar - Students will complete an Honors Inquiry Seminar in one of the following areas:  Business (IN-200), Education (IN-201), Fine Arts (IN-202), Humanities (IN-203), Natural Sciences (IN-204), Nursing (IN-205), Social Sciences (IN-206), Mathematics (IN-207).   Courses may not be repeated.

Culminating Event:  Celebration of selection into JMS or Competion of Honors Curriculum 

Honors Scholars must maintain a 3.4 GPA to stay in the program.

Third Year: James Millikin Scholars - Proposal Phase

Theme:  Engaging Scholarship (5-11 credits)

IN350 Global Studies
IN 491 Honors Independant Study Hours (total six credits over two years)
IN 492 Honors Seminars (one credit each semester)

JMS must maintain a 3.5 GPA to stay in the program.

Fourth Year: James Millikin Scholars - Project Phase
Theme: Demonstrating Scholarship (6-10 credits)

IN 491 Honors Independant Study Hours (total six credits over two years)
IN 492 Honors Seminar (one credit each semester)

Culminating Event: Seniors will present their honors projects at Senior Recognition Day, which is open to the University Community.

JMS must maintain a 3.5 GPA to stay in the program.

Total Hours Required in Honors Program:  34

Service Component of The Honors Program
All Honors and James Millikin Scholars will have a service component in each year of the program

 

 
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
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