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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Education and Communications Honors Program


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The Honors Track enables students to participate in advanced study in the areas of learning and instructional theory, motivation to learn, assessment of student learning, classroom management, and the psychology of adolescent education. The Honors Track is encouraged for exceptional students in all fields of education. Honors course work is recorded on university transcripts, and students completing the Education Honors Track will be recognized at departmental commencement ceremonies.

Eligibility and Requirements: This track is open by permission to all education students enrolled in initial certification programs, including BSEd and certificate tracks. To apply, an application should be filed with the Educational and School Psychology Department chairperson. Students may apply upon acceptance to IUP, or current students may make application following completion of one semester of course work. Applicants must have a minimum 3.25 GPA in total university or high school course work to apply. Students accepted before taking EDSP 102  complete EDSP 102 /H/; EDSP 477 /H/; EDSP 373 /H/, EDSP 378 /H/; and EDSP 493 /H/. Students accepted following completion of a nonhonors section of EDSP 102  will be required to take all three of the courses offered (EDSP 373 /H/ and EDSP 378  /H/) in addition to EDSP 477 /H/ and the Honors Internship. Students must earn at least a B in each course completed for the track to proceed and must maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA. To determine how Honors Track courses will be integrated into existing requirements for their major, students should consult their advisors.

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