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HN 302 Honors Scholarship
Vlahos, Clare


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

HN 302 Honors Scholarship

Semester

FA 2007 HOD

Faculty

Vlahos, Clare

Title

Senior Adjunct Professor

Degrees/Certificates

Ph.D University of Kansas
M.Ph University of Kansas
M.A. University of Iowa

Daytime Phone

816-478-9019

E-Mail

clare.vlahos@park.edu

Semester Dates

August 20, 2007-December 14, 2007

Class Days

TBA

Class Time

TBA

Prerequisites

Department Approval; HN 300

Credit Hours

2


Textbook:
Works of Ayn Rand and Flannery O'Connor

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Course Description:
This course must be taken a minimum of two (2) semesters and can be taken for an additional semester. The continued participation in the Program requires approval of the advisor(s) and the Honors Committee. The advisor(s) will directly oversee and guide the student and the student must continue to progress in their plan of study. PREREQUISITE: HN 300. 2:0:2

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. To analyze Ayn Rand and Flannery O
  2. To compare both writers in reference to religion and ethical values
Class Assessment:
1. Weekly discussions over written drafts
2. Final prospectus of bibliography, methodology, argument, and thesis
3. Final detailed outline to be used for actual writing guide in next semester's Honors project
4. Weekly written segments of Honors project
5. Rough draft of Chapter 1-3 of Honors project

Grading:
1. Attendance at regular meetings with Honors advisor or professor - 10%

2. Written drafts of project at intervals agreed upon by the advisor and student - 20%
3. Attendance at Honors meetings as called for by the Honors Committee - 10%
4. Presentation of research progress - 20%
5. Rough draft of Chapters 1-3 of Honors project - 40%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
The semester grade will be reduced if the project components are significantly late.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
8/31  Rough draft of prospectus and detailed outline

9/28  Final draft of prospectus and detailed outline
10/26  Rough draft of Chapter 1
11/30  Rough draft of Chapter 2
12/14  Rough draft of Chapter 3 

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  3. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  4. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  5. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  6. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  7. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

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Last Updated:7/25/2007 7:33:16 PM