The Honors College Community
Presidential Honors Community Service Scholars enjoy all the benefits of being an honors student at ETSU.
- A small community of high-achieving students in a variety
of honors programs - The Honors College regularly hosts co-curricular and social events for members of the honors community.
- Priority registration - Honors students are permitted to register for courses early,
which insures an opportunity to register for courses that they most want to take and
best fit with their schedule.
- Honors advising - In addition to major and professional
advisers, honors students receive additional advising
through the Honors College, helping to make sure students are on track to meet goals and graduate on time.
- Honors-only computer labs and study areas -
Honors students have 24/7 access to computer labs and study areas in Yoakley Hall.
- 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
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
over the first two years.
- In the first year, service scholars will explore opportunities for community service
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 structure and perspective on service.
- In the junior and senior 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.