Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    Jul 05, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Distinguished Scholars' Certificate

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The Distinguished Scholars' Certificate program provides high-achieving students with the opportunity to participate in and contribute to a stimulating academic experience with a supportive community of peers and professors.  The program encourages a campus climate of intellectual curiosity and academic achievement.

Distinguished Scholars' Certificate students are eligible for membership in the Honors Council and to apply for Honors housing and a competitive scholarship.

This certificate program is open to all students who achieve and maintain a 3.5 GPA. 

To earn the DSC, students must complete 12 credits of HON courses, selected from any combination of:

  • An Honors-designated FYS
  • HON 1010 Great Ideas in the Castleton Curriculum (every Fall)
  • ENG 2270 Honors Touchstones (every Spring)
  • HON 2020 Special Topics in Honors (two sections of HON 2020 are offered each semester; you may enroll in two sections of this course in the same semester. This course may be taken four times.)

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