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Honors Program

Shani Clark, M.A.
Honors Program Coordinator
Asst. Professor of Communications
Building F, Room 121 B
(229) 317-6926

Edward (Ted) Butler, M.A.
Honors Program Recruiter
Asst. Professor Of History
Building I, Room 122
(229) 317-6807


Honors Video Presentation

 

Honors Program = Critical Thinking + Leadership Skills

Why join the Honors Program at Darton College?

Honors Program

The Honors Program provides transferable core-curriculum courses for highly motivated students who value participatory learning, scholarly exchange, and innovative instruction. Students are educated about western cultural heritage and current world affairs, and they gain exposure to controversial issues encountered in modern society.

Honors StudentsThe Honors Program provides students with opportunities for professional and personal development that will assist with their career goals and enhance their personal life. The Honors Program also requires students to become active in the community and participate in cultural enrichment activities.

Program Requirements and Structure

Honors Program participants must have a 3.0 High School GPA and a 1000 or higher SAT score on their combined verbal and writing sections, OR 3.4 Darton GPA (minimum Honors Program requirement). In lieu of an SAT score, a higher GPA is required. A completed application and unofficial transcript must be submitted to the Honors Coordinator.

The program offers two levels of achievement - Scholar and Sage.

Participation Hours

Honor studentsHow To Apply

Incoming freshmen are invited to apply through written correspondence as early as possible. Applications for admission are also available from the Honors Program Coordinator or through the Admissions Office.

For more information, contact:

Downloads: Honors Application | Program Information Sheet

Stipend

In addition to the academic and cultural benefits of being enrolled in the Honors Program, participants receive a $150 stipend per semester for full participation in the program.

Honor Classes for Summer & Fall 2015*

SUMMER 2015:
  • CISM 2201 ONLINE 50543 Sweet
  • POLS 1101 ONLINE 50430 Kuck
  • COMM 1110** M-R 12:50-2:00 50716 Clark
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 5 spaces for honors student
  • ENGL 1101** M-R 11:05-12:15 50720 Eberhardt
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 5 spaces for honors students
  • ENGL 2122** ONLINE 50719 Smith
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 5 spaces for honors students
FALL 2015:
  • HIST 2112 TR 11-12:15 80600 Staff
  • HLTH 1163 ONLINE 80294 Staff
  • LEAD 1101** ONLINE 80653 Kennedy
  • COMM 1110** MWF 9:00-9:50 81176 Butler
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 5 spaces for honors students
  • ENGL 2122** TR 11:00-12:15 81179 Perkins
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 7 spaces for honors students
  • ENGL 1101** MWF 12:00-12:50 81177 Barker
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 7 spaces for honors students
  • JAPN 1001** MWF 12:00-12:50 81180 Tanaka
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 3 spaces for honors students
  • SPAN 1001** MWF 10:00-10:50 81181 Saavedra
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 5 spaces for honors students
  • SPAN 1002** MWF 12:00-12:50 81182 Saavedra
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 5 spaces for honors students
  • ENGL 2111** ONLINE 81178 Garner
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 5 spaces for honors students
  • MATH 2252 MTWRF 11:00-11:50 81370 Warren
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN - 5 spaces for honors students
  • BIOL 1107K MWF 12:00-12:50
    R 2:00-4:50
    81175 Mueller
    • This is a split course with a separate CRN 5 spaces for honors students

*A variety of other courses are available as determined each semester, please contact the Honors Program Coordinator or Recruiter for details.
**Please note: Some of the honors classes are split courses with a specific number of spots reserved for honors students. All students who applied and were accepted into the Honors Program are required to take the Honors Leadership Development course (LEAD 1101-Honors) in order to graduate from the program.