Recreation, Parks and Tourism 488

RCPT 488: Final Honors Project

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Honors Academy, completion of all other Honors Academy requirements, a minimum 3.5 GPA in all courses and in the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism.

Credit Hours: (3) Hours and credit to be arranged

Project and the topic to be explored will be determined by the student and the faculty member with whom student works. Honors project may be a written or a written- and performance-based project. In order to receive honors credit, a student must earn a grade of “A” or “B” for the final project.

Note(s): Course may not be repeated.


Detailed Description of Content of the Course

These projects will provide Highlander Scholars an opportunity to synthesize their undergraduate experience through a capstone project.

For the most part, the content is determined by the number of credits being assigned, the faculty member who is directing the study and the student's outlined proposal. The topics considered in the course (seminar) are determined by the student's outline and consultation with the faculty advisor directing the course.


Detailed Description of Conduct of the Course

The current University catalog provides general guidelines and procedures in the conduct of the course (seminar). This course promotes interdisciplinary exchanges, not only by their subject matter but also by the variety of academic disciplines represented by the students.


Goals and Objectives of the Course

These seminars may not be used to fulfill general education major or minor requirements. In order to receive honors credit, a student must earn a grade of "A" or "B" for the final project. Course may not be repeated.


Assessment Measures

Assessment of the student’s success in the seminar is determined by the quality of the study. A letter grade or pass/fail grade is determined at the time the proposal is submitted.


Other Course Information



Review and Approval

May 2004 Reviewed by Susan R. Van Patten Acting Chair