New Student Orientation for Students Admitted to Honors
CHECK OUT HONORS COURSES
As an incoming freshman in the Honors College, you have access to seminar-style Honors classes designed by professors to make you think deeply, possibly change your life, and provide credit toward your degree plan. For example, Writing to Change the World is an Honors course you can choose to take this fall, and in doing so, receive course credit for either ENG 1310 or 1320.
Honors Sections of University Seminar (US100), Fall 2013
University Seminar (US1100) is a one-hour course required for all incoming freshmen. We will offer 8 Honors sections of US1100 this fall and each will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Honors students in the Honors Learning Community in Laurel Hall are required to enroll in an Honors section of US1100. Terry Scholars must enroll in Honors sections 208 or 209 of US1100. Other Honors students may choose from the available Honors sections of US1100, while space remains.
Schedule at New Student Orientation, Summer 2013:
The Honors College will host an open house in Lampasas 407, the Honors Coffee Forum, during NSO. Check your schedule for the times for the "Honors Presentation" times and please stop by to meet the Honors College staff who will welcome you and answer questions.
As an incoming freshman in the Honors College, you will register for classes after meeting with a PACE advisor who will help plan your schedule with the inclusion of an Honors course, if available.
You may wonder how many Honors courses you should take this fall. If space is available, idealy Honors student take one Honors course in addition to an Honors section of University Seminar (US1100), a course required for all incoming freshmen. Honors students who join after 5/1/13 will not have permission to register for an Honors section of US 1100 until late registration. You are not required to take an Honors course unless you choose to do so.
While you are not required to take Honors courses every semester, you will need a minimum of 15 hours of Honors classes (4 Honors courses plus the Honors Thesis) to graduate in the Honors College. For more information on graduating in the Honors College, click here
Please note that all Honors courses are filled on a first come, first served basis, and availability of open Honors classes will change during the summer as classes fill. Contact email@example.com or (512) 245.2266 for more information.
Freshman Retreat 2012- Students preparing to cook an interntional dish suitable to cook in a res hall.
The Fall Freshman Honors Retreat
The annual Freshman Honors Retreat is a way to build the honors community by providing an opportunity for freshman honors students to get to know each other and envision their future. Distinguished guests and Texas State faculty guide students through workshops on creativity and leadership, in addition to a variety of recreational activities. The day concludes with a dinner with invited faculty and honors alumni.
Watch for information on the Fall 2013 Honors Freshman Retreat.
For more information and highlights from the 2012, click here. For more information and highlights from the 2011, click here.