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Honors Program

The School of Education supports the Texas Wesleyan Departmental Honors Program. In the program, students will work individually with professors to develop research projects in their major field of study. Check out the education majors included in the program and the requirements for each.

How do I apply?

To be a part of the Departmental Honors Program, you'll have to submit an application and meet the admission requirements. Visit the Departmental Honors website to download your application today.

Completing the Program

To finish the program, you'll have to submit a reflective essay about your research project and your experience in the program. You'll also need to turn in a writing sample from one of your honors courses. Visit the Departmental Honors website for specific deadlines.

Education

To qualify for Honors in Undergraduate Education, you must complete two honors courses.

4326H. Philosophy for Children 3 hours

Prerequisite: undergraduate students in honors program only; Completion or concurrent enrollment in EDU 2300 and EDU 3431 or 3432; 3.5 GPA

This education honors course utilizes discussion of philosophical ideas drawn from various types of children’s literature. Dialogues following readings engage students in topics which improve critical thinking and learning across the curriculum.

4327H. Honors Professional Leadership in Education 

Prerequisite: undergraduate students in honors program only; Completion or concurrent enrollment in EDU 2300 and EDU 3431 or 3432; 3.5 GPA

This education honors course for undergraduate students provides opportunities to demonstrate leadership abilities, to reflect on those opportunities, and to assist students’ growth in the area of educational leadership. Students must be an officer of an educational student-led organization at Texas Wesleyan for the entire semester of enrollment in this course, as well as perform additional reflective activities assigned by the faculty advisor of the student organization.

Six hours of Departmental Honors courses may be submitted for graduate elective credit in the School of Education graduate education programs. Approval for such credit is contingent upon Graduate Education Admissions committee.

4328H. Reflective Education Seminar 

Prerequisite: undergraduate students in honors program only; Completion or concurrent enrollment in EDU 2300 and EDU 3431 or 3432; 3.5 GPA

This education honors course for undergraduate students in education provides intense and reflective emphasis upon school and cultural contexts for those who enroll in education study abroad programs. Assignments include journal readings, a synthesis paper, and a photo essay, web-based dialogue journal, portfolio rendition or similar project of important education questions answered during the study abroad program.

This course is designed for departmental honors in undergraduate education credit in EC-6, bilingual or secondary education. It may not be repeated for honors credit.

Six hours of Departmental Honors courses may be submitted for graduate elective credit in the School of Education graduate education programs. Approval for such credit is contingent upon Graduate Education Admissions committee.

4338H. Honors Technology for Educators 

Prerequisite: undergraduate students in honors program only; EDU 2300, EDU 3431 or 3432, EDU 3338 and 3.5 GPA

Honors students will engage in hands-on activities and projects that will extend their knowledge and use of technology in the classroom. Special emphasis will be placed on the use of technology as a tool to create projects that involve higher-order thinking, and engaging learning environments. Students will 

University Honors

Want to participate in the University Honors Program? Visit the University Honors' website to see the admission requirements, required courses and policies.

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