Honor’s College

Does the Honors College offer scholarships?

THE HONORS COLLEGE DOES NOT OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS. SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AWARDED THROUGH THE OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS AND THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT. 

What are the Honors College graduation requirements?

IN ORDER TO GRADUATE WITH THE DISTINCTION OF HONORS COLLEGE GRADUATE, MEMBERS MUST COMPLETE AT LEAST 30 HONORS COLLEGE COURSE CREDITS (INCLUDING 1 COLLOQUIUM), MAINTAIN A MINIMUM 3.0 GPA AND MEET ALL OTHER SPECIFIED PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS. 

What are the benefits of being a member of the Honors College?

HONORS COLLEGE PROVIDES INDIVIDUALIZED SERVICE AND ADVOCACY FOR MEMEBERS IN AN EFFORT TO PREPARE FOR THE DAY AFTER GRADUATION.  MEMBERS ARE PROVIDED WITH SELECTED RESERVED COURSE SECTIONS, INDIVIDUALIZED ORIENTATION & REGISTRATION, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WITH GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL PREPARATION, INTERNSHIP REFERRALS, AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WITH APPLICATIONS,  HONORS COLLEGE COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES, HONORS COLLEGE TUTORIALS AND MENTORS, HONORS COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS, ACCESS TO HONORS COLLEGE ALUMNI NETWORK, ENRICHMENT SESSIONS AND MEETINGS TAILORED TO STUDENT ISSUES, CONCERNS, AND CAREERS, SELECTED RESEARCH EXPERIENCES, SMALLER COURSE SIZE, GROUPED IN COURSES WITH OTHER HIGH ACHIEVERS,  RESERVED LIBRARY STUDY AREA AND STUDENT LOUNGE – JUST TO NAME A FEW OF THE TREMENDOUS MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS!

Where are Honors College students housed?

HONORS COLLGE MEMBERS LIVE IN SELECTED AREAS OF THE ASSIGNED RESIDENCE HALLS. 

How are students notified by the Honors College?

ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ARE IDENTIFIED AND ARE EMAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THEIR ELIGIBILITY STATUS AND THE RSVP FORM.  ADDITIONALLY, APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN CHARLES F. MOORE ROOM 105 FOR ANYONE WHO WOULD LIKE TO APPLY.  ONLY STUDENTS WHO RSVP OR CONFIRM ACCEPTANCE ARE CODED AS MEMBERS. 

What are the Honors College membership requirements?

INCOMING FRESHMEN – 23 OR HIGHER COMPOSITE ACT SCORE (OR SAT EQUIVALENT) AND A MINIMUM 3.0 HS GPA.
TRANSFER STUDENTS – MUST HOLD AN ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE AND BE A MEMBER OF PHI THETA KAPPA ORGANIZATION.
CURRENT JSU STUDENTS – MUST HAVE EARNED 30-39 CREDIT HOURS AT JSU (NON-DEVELOPMENTAL) AND A MINIMUM GPA OF 3.5. 

Who are the staff members in the Honors College?

DR. LORIA BROWN GORDON, ASSOCIATE DEAN
DR. PAMALA HEARD, DIRECTOR OF HONORS STUDENT SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES
MS. VENETIA MILLER, ACADEMIC ADVISOR

What is the contact information for the Honors College?

You can reach the  Du Bois- Harvey Honors College by phone at 601-979-2107 or by email at HONORSCOLLEGE@JSUMS.EDU .

 

Where is the Honors College located?

Charles F. Moore Room 115