Honors Program


The mission of the Concordia College Honors Program is to assist in the creation and maintenance of services and curricular activities that encourage, promote, and support achieving excellence in academic, personal, cultural, professional and spiritual endeavors among students having a demonstrated record of scholarly work.
               
The Honors Program is a vital academic entity dedicated to the realization of the College’s missions and objectives. Our specific objectives are:
  • To identify, assist to recruit, enroll, retain, and graduate high ability students.
  • To support an intellectually challenging and stimulating education.
  • To promote and encourage academic endeavors, scholarly pursuits and service opportunities aimed at endowing students with critical thinking, analytical reasoning skills and spiritual growth.

国产偷拍视频Concordia College Ambassadors are selected Honor students who promote a positive perspective of college life to prospective Honor students and their families. Members represent student leadership and opinion in an articulate manner, promote the positive image of the college at all times, and respond to the college’s needs.

国产偷拍视频Members strive to support each other and the community by acting with professionalism and showing high integrity during activities and interactions. While hosting events, it is our goal to provide a fun, comfortable, and enthusiastic atmosphere for all. Concordia College Ambassadors is an organization that continually seeks to grow as a group, while encouraging personal growth within each member.

  • Eradicate Ebola Through Liberian College Connect
  • The Concordia College Alabama Garden Project
  • Hornets Go Green: Recycling Projects (i.e. Telephone book recycling)

IDS-H 103国产偷拍视频 – Honors Seminar: 1.5 credit hours. This course interdisciplinary course is an introduction to Honors Critical Thinking required for academic success at the college level. Students will explore various topics such as leadership, self awareness, global awareness, positive self concepts, project designing/work, educational goals, social issues in the twenty first century, social issues, service learning and contribution to community and society. This is a two-part course that will span two semesters.

Prerequisites: Must be a pledged member of the Honors Program/Society
This course interdisciplinary course is an introduction to Honors Critical Thinking required for academic success at the college level. Students will explore various topics such as leadership, self awareness, global awareness, positive self concepts, project designing/work, educational goals, social issues in the twenty first century, social issues, service learning and contribution to community and society.

IDS-H 104 – Honors Seminar: 1.5 credit hours
This course interdisciplinary course is the second half of the two-part introduction to Honors Critical Thinking required for academic success at the college level. Students will explore various topics such as leadership, self awareness, global awareness, positive self concepts, project designing/work, educational goals, social issues in the twenty first century, social issues, service learning and contribution to community and society. Prerequisites: IDS-H 103

IDS-H 105 – Service Learning Seminar: 1.5 credit Hours
The course focuses on the service aspect of this college’s mission. Guided by their instructor, students will design and implement a service project that will demonstrate the students’ and college’s commitment to contributing to positive social change in the community. Students will learn how to design/create an electronic Portfolio to store all the work they have done in this class. Prerequsites: IDS-H 103, 104

IDS-H 106 – Service Learning Seminar 1.5 credit Hours
The course focuses on the service aspect of this college’s mission. Guided by their instructor, students will design and implement a service project that will demonstrate the students’ and college’s commitment to contributing to positive social change in the community. Students will learn how to design/create an electronic Portfolio to store all the work they have done in this class. Prerequisites: IDS-H 103, 104, 105

IDS-H 107 –Junior Year Special Topics Seminar 1.5 credit Hours
This course will focus on various topics and issues in today’ society. Topics will include but not limited to the following: poverty, equity and social justice issues, gender issues, cross-cultural interactions, influential personalities of the twentieth century, religion, politics, human rights, ethics, the arts and so forth. The format of this seminar will include lectures, guest speakers, student let presentations, field trips, research work, volunteer work, and writing of term papers and mini poster sessions. Students are required to add the work they have done in this class in their electronic portfolios.
Prerequsites: IDS-H 103, 104, 105, 106

IDS-H 108 – Special Topics Seminar 1.5 credit Hours
This course will focus on various topics and issues in today’ society. Topics will include but not limited to the following: poverty, equity and social justice issues, gender issues, cross-cultural interactions, influential personalities of the twentieth century, religion, politics, human rights, ethics, the arts and so forth. The format of this seminar will include lectures, guest speakers, student let presentations, field trips, research work, volunteer work, and writing of term papers and mini poster sessions. Students are required to add the work they have done in this class in their electronic portfolios.
Prerequisites: IDS-H 103, 104, 105, 106, 107

RSC 475 Research Methods 3 credit Hours
This is a beginning research course. Students will survey the three main research traditions: qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods. Students will implement their knowledge of research through designing and carrying out a research study in an area of their interest using any of the methods they have learned. Throughout their program students will design an electronic Portfolio documenting their learning to be presented by the student in their senior year. The culmination of the course will be a poster session presentation and celebration of scholarly work on campus. There poster sessions will be judges and the first, second and third place winners will be entered into the National Undergraduate Research Conference.
Prerequsites: IDS-H 103, 105 and 107; Seniors, (qualifying Juniors must be approved by instructor).

CONTACT US

Dr. Chinwe  Okeke
Honors Program Director,
Email:cokeke@gavarniparishotel.com
(334) 874-5700 ext. 19718