Honors Program Courses
All course requirements must be completed by Honors Program Students. Without proper completion, students will not be recognizes for their accomplishments in the program at The Citadel.
Honors Personal and Professional Development (all classes)
HONR 211, 212, 311, 312, 411 and 412. Honors Personal and Professional Development I, II, and III
Taught entirely in tutorial, this sequence directs you in a three-year period of research, writing, and discussion on the subject of your professional goals, encouraging you to envision your leadership in your future profession and guiding you in exploring through research and writing the ideals as well as the facts of that profession. Three semesters, one credit hour each (Pass/Fail). The entire three-year series must be completed to fulfill the requirements of the Honors Program
Honors Core Curriculum courses
Honors Freshman Seminar (FSEM101)
This course will focus on important questions and problems while introducing students to the demands of academic work. Student assignments in the seminars are tied to the six essential General Education outcomes. These seminars include quantitative literacy, written communication, critical thinking, inquiry and analysis, intercultural knowledge, and ethical reasoning. Honors Program students will do signature work, synthesizing, analyzing, and applying cumulative knowledge and skills through problem- and/or inquiry-based assignments or projects.
Honors Freshman Writing Intensive (FSWI101)
This intensive writing class will complement the theme of the seminar and help students further develop their writing and research skills.
Honors Strand Courses : English, History, Social Science, and Elective (ENGS30x, HISS30x, SCSS30x, ELES30x)
These courses satisfy the General Education requirements at The Citadel. These courses emphasize an interdisciplinary perspective to develop our students’ skills and dispositions in six essential areas: quantitative literacy, written communication, critical thinking, inquiry and analysis, intercultural knowledge and competence, and ethical reasoning and action.
Honors Program Strand classes are distributed across all of the strand themes. Unlike other students, Honors Program students will not select a single strand theme. Students will generally begin taking these strand classes their sophomore year and will complete them in their senior year.
Honors Math courses: HONR 131 and 132. Honors Mathematics I and II: The Analytical Context
This sequence will teach you the calculus within the context of its development from the civilization which produced it and its impact on civilization since.
HONR 400/401. Honors Directed Research Project I and II
Students conduct research under the direction of Citadel faculty members. The research need not be original with the student but may be part of a project which the faculty member is currently conducting or has conducted in the past.
Honors Sections of Departmental Classes
First-Year Experience (LDRS 101)
A college success course designed to assist students in their transition to college and to the Corps of Cadets. Honors Program students take this high-impact class together in a single section taught by the Honors Program director.
Leadership in Organizations (LDRS 371)
This course considers various theories of leadership and their role in critical organizational issues, including leader effectiveness, ethics, power, influence, politics, teamwork, motivation, creativity, innovation, communication, conflict, strategy, diversity, and leadership development. The course uses case studies and experiential components to provide hands-on learning and practice opportunities in business, political, and social justice contexts.
Additional optional courses: Sections reserved for Honors Program and 1842 Scholars students
BANA 101: Principles of Business Analytics
LDRS 202: Principled Leadership in American Government