Honors Program Advising Meeting - The Catholic University of

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Honors Program Advising
Meeting
WELCOME!
Agenda
 Policy Reminders
 Internships and Career Services
 Courses offered in Fall 2014
 Jerusalem course
 Study abroad
 Graduate opportunities at CUA
 Fellowship Information
 Advising for Fall 2014
 Honors Social Events
Policy Reminders
•A D M I S S I O N S P O L I C Y
•G R A D U A T I N G W I T H H O N O R S
•T H E O L O G Y T R A C K
•H O N O R S I N L I B E R A L S T U D I E S
Admission
 Not after Sophomore year
 Must have a 3.5 GPA at CUA
 Application for current CUA students, after first
semester completed
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Interview with Dr. Paxton
Graduating with Honors
 Maintain 3.5 GPA
 Complete at least one Honors track, with at least B-
in all classes
 Students on probation (3.2-3.49 GPA) at the time of
graduation will not receive Honors
For-Credit Honors Internships
MR. TONY CHIAPPETTA
OFFICE OF CAREER SERVICES
[email protected]
DR. JENNIFER PAXTON
UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAM
[email protected]
Requirements for Internships
 In good standing in the UHP (3.5 GPA or above)
 Junior status
 For elective credit only
 Fall or Spring semester
 Minimum 140 hours of work
 No on-line internships
Elements of the Internship
 Work in the internship organization
 Written assignments and supervision by the faculty
advisor
 Professional development meetings with Career
Services
Finding an Internship
 Consult with Career Services (OCS)
 https://www.interfase.com/cua/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=
%2fcua%2fstudent
 Consult faculty members in the desired field
 Conduct independent research
Applying for Internship Credit
 Apply for your chosen internship via “Cardinal Connection”
 Find a faculty advisor (by yourself or with Dr. Paxton)
 Complete an internship agreement form
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http://honors.cua.edu/curriculum/forcreditinternships.cfm
Courses Offered Spring 2014
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HSPH 203
HSHU 101 & 203
HSSS 101 & 203
HSEV 101 & 203
HSTR 203 & 204
MATH 230
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CHEM 103
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History of Music I (Pre-REC MUS 123 & MUS 124)
ECON 103
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Honors section
HSMU 325
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Mathematical Topics in Social Sciences I
Microeconomics
TRS 205
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Jerusalem in History and Tradition
Updates on Track Options
in the UHP
MINOR IN SUSTAINABILITY
LIBERAL STUDIES UPDATES
THEOLOGY UPDATES
Sustainability Minor (=Interdisciplinary Minor)
 HSEV 101: Environmental Science and Engineering
 HSEV 102: Religion, Ethics, and Ecology
 HSEV 203: The Economics of Energy and the
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Environment
HSEV 204: Environmental Politics and Policy
+ 1 sustainability elective
+ 1 for-credit internship or course in “sustainable
operations and practices
=Sustainability Minor
Honors in Liberal Studies
 Open to students in the professional schools
 Engineering, Architecture, Music, Nursing
 New: Business and Economics, Social Work, students earning
Bachelor of Science degrees in Arts and Sciences
 Work with Dr. Paxton to create a personalized track
 Combine four courses from at least three tracks
 Only one LC course may be used
 Sample Track
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Individual and Community: HSSS 101, HSPH 102, HSTR 203,
HSHU 203
Theology Track
 HSTR 101 is now only taught in the FYE
 Late admissions to the UHP can arrange to
substitute another TRS class for HSTR 101
 HSTR 203 (2 sections) and 204 (1 section)
TRS 205: Jerusalem in History and
Tradition
DR. BOB MILLER
CORRESPONDING SPRING BREAK TRIP TO
JERUSALEM, SPRING 2015
Mount of Olives
Separation Wall
Broadwall
 Questions?
 Dr. Miller-
[email protected]
 CUA Abroad at
[email protected]
CU Abroad
Grace Schneider
Acting Director of Education Abroad
Center for Global Education – The Catholic University of America
CUA in Rome Honors Track
 HSPH 203 & HSTR 203: Seminar
style courses with Rome as your
classroom.
 Activities, events, and academic
excursions in Italy exclusive to
Honors Track students.
 Less expensive than a semester in
DC.
Oxford Program
 Tutorials, not lectures
 Individualized courses of study
 Research and write at one of the
most highly respected
universities in the world.
Honors Spring Break!
Madrid 2014
Dr. Daniel Garcia-Donoso
Discovering Madrid
through the Arts
Next year, in Jerusalem!
Study Abroad!
 More than 1/3 of all CUA undergrads study abroad.
 Over 75 programs in more than 30 countries.
 Financial aid travels with you.
 Open to all majors!
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read
only one page.
-St. Augustine
MSLIS Four Plus One Program
DR. INGRID HSIEH-YEE
PROFESSOR
DEPT. OF LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE
[email protected]
Strong Need for Information Professionals
• A data and information intensive information
environment. Strong need for information
professionals in nonprofits (public, academic, school,
special libraries, archives, museums), government
agencies (DoJ, LC, NLM, NAL, Congress, CIA, FBI,
etc.), for-profit organizations
• Major wave of retirements in the library/information
science field is projected between 2015-2019
(American Libraries)
What Information Professionals Do
• Manage data, information, artifacts in the networked
environment
• Curate and organize digital collections, provide
information services, manage and preserve resources
for short-term and long-term access
• Assist users in creating, finding and using
information and data
Specializations in LIS
 Master’s degree in Library & Information Science
(MSLIS)
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Cultural Heritage Information Management
Digital Libraries
Health Sciences Librarianship
Information Architecture
Information Organization
School Library Media
Law Librarianship
User Services
MSLIS 4+1 Program
• Accelerated graduate study program
• Up to 12 credits of 500 level LIS courses will count
toward your bachelor’s degree and the MSLIS degree
• 24 credits (8 courses) to earn an MSLIS after 12 LIS
credits were earned during undergraduate years at
CUA
• Apply after completing two LIS 5XX courses
• Eligible for graduate scholarships
5XX LIS Courses
• 522: Digital Content Creation and Management
• 524: Information Analysis and Communication
• 525: User Interface Design and Evaluation
• 551: Organization of Information
• 553: Information Sources and Services
• 555: Information Systems in Libraries and
Information Centers
• 557: Libraries and Information in Society
LSC 524 Information Analysis & Communication
• Prepares students to research diverse information
sources, assess quality and authenticity of
information, and apply intelligence analysis
techniques to deliver actionable intelligence for
targeted user communities.
• Offered every fall
LSC 522 Digital Content Creation
& Management (every spring)
• Impact of the Internet on communication, social
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interaction, and research
Digital scholarship (EScience, digital humanities)
Personal information management
Tools and techniques for digital content creation and
management
Information ethics
Data analysis and management
Social media for learning, research, and community
building
Graduate Options in the School
of Business and Economics
MR. STEWART MCHIE
MS. HOLLY TRISKA
NMA in International Development
Prepare for a career that aims to end global poverty.
 What makes CUA unique?
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Focus on the human person as the basic
building block of an economy
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An international student body
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Career Development Support
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Hands-on experience
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Projects in Africa, Central America and the Middle East
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Current internships at Catholic Relief Services, U.S. Office of International Trade
and the American Red Cross
MA in International Development
 Curriculum:
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Includes many courses taught in business schools:
accounting, management and market research
economics, politics and development
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Project Managers
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Evaluation Managers
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Policy Analysts
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Graduates are employed at International Labor Organization (UN),
World Bank and various Nonprofit Orgs
MA in International Development
For more information, please contact me:
Holly Triska
Program Director
[email protected]
202-319-6183
Grants and Fellowships
UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAM
JULIE YARWOOD
FELLOWSHIPS COORDINATOR
114 MCMAHON
[email protected]
Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants
 Boren Scholarship
 Harry S. Truman Scholarship
 George J. Mitchell Scholarship
 Marshall Scholarship
 Fulbright Grants
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Includes both study/ research grants and English
Teaching Assistantships (ETAs)
Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants
 Pre-application Process
 Preliminary step designed to help students who are
interested in applying for these competitive programs
begin to make important decisions about their proposed
research/ study plans and academic programs early in
the application process and receive valuable feedback
from faculty members regarding their potential
applications.
 Spring pre-applications: Fulbright Grants,
Marshall Scholarships, Mitchell Scholarships
 Fall pre-applications: Truman and Boren
Scholarships
SPRING 2014 ADVISING
LISA CAMPBELL
Advisor
HONORS UNDERGRADUATE ADVISOR
CAMPBELLL@
C UCampbell
A . E D U (also
Freshmen
Lisa
Student
available Thurs. & Fri.)
Newly Admitted
to UHP &
Dr. Paxton
FRESHMEN MUST SCHEDULE AN
Business
A D V&I Econ.
S I N GMajors
A P P O&
INTMENT WITH LISA
B EStudies
F O R E Trackers
REGISTERING FOR CLASSES
Liberal
Juniors
preparing for
Dr. Shoemaker
NEWLY ADMITTED STUDENTS WILL
Capstone
MEET WITH DR. PAXTON
Other Upperclassmen
Jillian Moser &
Katie Purple
Upperclassmen Advising for Spring 2014
 Begins Monday, Mar. 17
 Browse through our course offerings before
appointment (online or grab a print copy tonight)
 If you’re planning to take an Honors class in Fall
2014, you MUST have an Honors appointment
 Appointments will be made Monday-Friday,
9:30am-4:00pm
 Call Jillian (202-319-5220) or come by McMahon
107 to schedule an appointment
Honors Recurring Events
AFTERNOON TEA
Alternating Fridays at 4 pm in McDonald with Dr. Rohlf
and family
HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO CULTURE MINI-LECTURES
Every other Friday at 4 pm, alternating in the Walton and
McDonald common areas
Thursday, April 20th, 7-8PM
This is
Honors Overnight (Apr. 10)
Student coordinators
Courtney Christ & Derek Kuebler
will contact you with more information
*honorable behavior expected*
Keep up with the UHP!
Mark your calendars!
 March 17th- Advising appointments begin
 March 24th- Honors Registration Begins
 Thursday, April 10th- Honors Evening
 Thursday, April 20th- 7PM- Jeopardy
 Wednesday, April 23rd- UHP Spring Dinner
 Sunday, April 27th, 2PM- Tour of National Building
Museum

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