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The Presidential Honors Community Service Scholars

Honors College

The Academic Experience

PHCSS Curriculumstudent service table

The program includes an integrated, four-year,
18-hour honors curriculum.

  • Students enter the program in a cohort and take 11 hours
    of honors courses with the cohort over the first two years. 
  • In the first year, service scholars will explore opportunities
    for community service through a one-hour honors colloquium course in the fall and spring semesters, and an additional service-learning course in the spring semester.
  • In the second year, service scholars will take honors courses
    in ethics and diversity that help provide theoretical structurered bus student service organization
    and perspective on service.
  • In the third and fourth years, service scholars will take
    honors-enriched courses in their major, including
    service-learning courses in the major.
  • In the final year, service scholars will engage in a capstone
    service project.

Community Service

A variety of community service opportunities are available on campus and in the wider community for service scholars each
semester, through both students building a houseservice-learning courses and
co-curricular activities

  • Service scholars are required to engage in a minimum of 40
    hours of community service each semester. 
  • The program will guide students through the process of
    exploring their own interests, finding appropriate organizations
    and opportunities, and devising a plan each semester for
    completing service hours.
  • Explore community partners here -
    Agency Partnership Directory

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