Honors In Major
Honors Designation in Outdoor Education
Adding a mark of distinction to their transcript, qualified students can pursue an "Honors" designation. Students are required to maintain an overall 3.40 grade-point average and a 3.40 grade-point average in major course work.
12 Credits: Each student must successfully complete the following three courses:
KIN 550H Philosophy and Methods of Outdoor Education (4 cr.)
KIN 681H Theory of Adventure Education (4 cr.)
KIN 786H Organization and Administration of Outdoor Education (4 cr.)
Students are also encouraged to complete KIN 693H Teaching Assistantship (2 cr.)
4 Credits: Each student must successfully complete KIN 699H: Honors Project (honors thesis equivalent). During this course, students will complete their thesis. A thesis is a significant research project that enables the student to demonstrate, synthesize or elaborate on their developing expertise in their field of study. Students should meet with their Outdoor Education faculty advisor to discuss the research project by the sixth week of their fall semester, senior year. Development of the research question(s), with subsequent review of relevant literature and exploration of appropriate methods will generally be completed by December, and the study will be completed by the end of the spring semester. A final written presentation as well as an oral defense of the research project is expected for successful completion of the course.
Each student then will have completed the Honors in Major requirements for Kinesiology: Outdoor Education.
Faculty liaison for Outdoor Education:
New Hampshire Hall Rm 211