Self-Audit Form Facebook Email Share Spring 2015 Self-Audit This form should be completed by ALL students in the Honors Program, INCLUDING graduating seniors. Please complete this form as fully as possible. This self-audit will assist both you and the Director of the Honors Program in tracking your progress toward fulfillment of program requirements. When you submit this form, a copy will be sent by email to you, the Director of the Honors Program, and the Honors Program Assistant. All Honors students must complete this form by May 7, 2015. (You are gently reminded that failure to complete this form is grounds for removal from the Honors Program.) Step 1 of 7 14% Personal InformationName* First Last Email* Cell Phone Number*Text messages signup: Sign me up for text message announcements from the HP! By checking this box, you authorize us to send you occasional information and important announcements via text message to your cell phone. You can opt out of this authorization at any time. Basic Academic InformationSemester of Entry to JCU*Please select:Fall 2010Spring 2011Fall 2011Spring 2012Fall 2012Spring 2013Fall 2013Spring 2014Fall 2014Semester of Entry into Honors Program*Please select:Fall 2010Spring 2011Summer 2011Fall 2011Spring 2012Summer 2012Fall 2012Spring 2013Summer 2013Fall 2013Spring 2014Summer 2014Fall 2014Spring 2015Expected Date of Graduation*Please select:May 2015August 2015January 2016May 2016August 2016January 2017May 2017August 2017January 2018May 2018August 2018January 2019May 2019August 2019January 2020May 2020August 2020Don't forget -- students in the graduating class of 2015 AND the rising seniors in the class of 2016 are invited to attend this year's Senior Honors Luncheon on Wednesday, May 6 at 12:00 noon. Don't miss this great signature event! It is a great opportunity to hear from our seniors about their Senior Honors Projects and post-graduation plans, and to honor the SHP advisors and second readers for all of their hard work. RSVP today! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place at the table. Primary Major*(declared or intended)Second Major(declared or intended)Minor and/or Concentration2nd Minor and/or ConcentrationAcademic Advisor(s)* (Use the "+" button to add extra rows if you wish to list more than one advisor.) Honors Program Requirements(You are encouraged to refer to your self-audit records from last year to help you complete this section!)Please indicate which of the Honors Program requirements you will have completed by the end of this semester: * 1) Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher 2) HP 101 3) 6 Honors courses worth 2 credits or more, distributed among at least 3 academic divisions* 4) 2 Honors courses at a 200 level or above 5) Additional Competency 6) Senior Honors Project completed *HP 101 does NOT count towards this 6-course minimum. See #4, below, for more information about academic distributions. 1) Please indicate your cumulative GPA.*Please note: Students are expected to maintain a 3.5 GPA in order to remain in the Honors Program. Please see the Academic Watch document for more details about 'next steps' if your GPA drops below the 3.5 minimum. 2) HP 101 completed: SemesterYearCourse TitleInstructors 2) HP 101 is a program requirement. If you have not yet taken it, please indicate your plans for fulfilling the requirement. 3) Honors courses completedSemesterYearDept.Course numberCourse name Include any courses which you will have completed by the end of this semester. Do NOT include HP 101 in this list. Use the "+" button to add courses. Are any of the courses listed above Honors-option courses?YesNoYou may substitute one H-option course for an Honors course to count towards the minimum of 6 courses. You must have completed at least 4 designated Honors courses before you may exercise this option. Please indicate which of the courses above is the H-option course. 3a) How many of the courses listed above are worth 2 credits or more?(Please enter a number.) Courses under 2 credits do not count towards the minimum of 6 courses. Only one of your 6 courses may be less than 3 credit hours. 3b) Please indicate how many Honors courses you have taken in each of the following academic divisions: Div I or II (Basic core and Humanities)Div III (Social Sciences and Boler School of Business)Div IV (Sciences and Mathematics)Div V (Religious Studies and Philosophy) Your Honors courses must be distributed among at least 3 of the 4 categories above. 4) How many of the courses listed above are at the 200 level or higher?You are required to take at least 2 upper-level Honors courses. You are strongly encouraged to take at least 1 Honors course at a 300 level or above. 5) Please indicate the manner in which you have completed OR intend to complete your additional competency requirement.* 1 year of advanced language coursework IF not already required by the major 1 year of calculus coursework IF not already required by the major A second major A minor or interdisciplinary concentration 1 semester of study abroad (With the exception of a study abroad semester, students may not count coursework required for their major toward the additional competency requirement.)5a) Advanced Language CourseworkSemesterYearCourse numberCourse title (These should represent one full year of study at the 300 level or above.) 5b) Calculus CourseworkSemesterYearCourse numberCourse title 5c) Second Major: 5d) Minor or Concentration:5e) Study Abroad (indicate where and which semester): Senior Honors ProjectPlease indicate the status of your Senior Honors Project (SHP).*My SHP is complete and has been submitted.I plan to submit my completed SHP this semester (Spring 2015).I plan to submit my completed SHP this summer (by August 2015). I plan to complete my SHP during the 2015-2016 school year.I plan to complete my SHP during the 2016-2017 school year. I plan to complete my SHP during the 2017-2018 school year.Have you submitted your SHP to Carroll Collected at Grasselli Library?YesNoPlease explain your plans for submitting your SHP to Carroll Collected: Please note that the Senior Honors Project MUST be approved by your advisor and second reader and submitted to the Honors Program Office by NO LATER THAN April 30, 2015 if you intend to graduate in the Honors Program this May. Please refer to the Senior Honors Project website to download the final submission form or find more information. Please indicate which of the following you have done to prepare for writing your SHP in 2015-2016. I am currently taking or have completed HP 349 this school year. I am enrolled in HP 349 for Fall 2015. I have enrolled in HP450 or another thesis-writing course for Fall 2015. I plan to enroll in HP450 or another thesis-writing course for Spring 2016. I have attended a proposal-writing workshop. I have chosen a topic. I have begun to write a proposal. I am working with a faculty advisor. Please note that students who plan to wait until spring to write their SHP due to extenuating circumstances MUST obtain permission from the Honors Program director before the fall semester begins. In what course will you enroll to write your SHP?SemesterDepartmentCourse number You are encouraged to use an established course (such as a capstone or independent study) in your major field, if possible, to fulfill this requirement, as the HP 450 course is pass/fail only.What is your SHP topic? (tentative topics are OK at this point)*Who is your faculty advisor for your SHP?* Fellowships and ScholarshipsDid you apply for a competitive fellowship or scholarship during the 2014-2015 school year?*YesNoThis could be a nationally competitive scholarship such as the Fulbright, a scholarship sponsored by JCU such as the Porter or Russert fellowships, or a nationally competitive fellowship such as those available through the National Science Foundation.Fellowship/Scholarship name: Use the "+" to add more fellowships/scholarships if you applied to more than one. If you worked with faculty mentor(s) to prepare your materials (i.e. identifying appropriate fellowships and scholarships, reviewing personal statements, engaging in mock interviews), please indicate with whom you worked. Use the "+" symbol to include additional names. You should not include the names of faculty members who provided letters of recommendation if they did not help you on other aspects of the application.Did you receive the fellowship or scholarship?YesNoI have not heard yet If you applied to more than one, which one did you receive?InternshipsDid you apply for an internship this year?*YesNoDid you get the internship you applied for? YesNoI have not heard yetWhere will you complete your internship?When will you complete your internship?I completed the internship this academic yearI will complete the internship this summerI will complete the internship during the 2015-2016 academic yearHow much will your internship help you with your Senior Honors Project?My internship is my primary source of research for my SHP. My internship will contribute somewhat to my SHP.My internship may or may not be any help with my SHP.My internship is in a different field or on a different topic from my SHP and will probably not be helpful. Community-BuildingAs you may be aware, we have invested many program resources this year in building a more robust and vibrant Honors Program community experience. The following questions will help us assess our progress towards this goal. How much would you agree with the statement "I feel a strong sense of community in the Honors Program"?*Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeWhere do you encounter the Honors Program? Please check all that apply:* I get HP announcements via Canvas, email or text I have received communications from the Community-Building intern I follow the HP on Twitter -- @JCUhonors I am a member of the Honors Program group on Facebook I live/used to live in Honors housing I am in HP101 or another class full of Honors students I have a lot of friends in my social network who are Honors students I have attended Honors Student Association meetings I have attended off-campus outings sponsored by the HP I have attended on-campus events sponsored by the HP I visit occasionally with the Honors Program Director and/or Assistant I have helped out at the annual Flower Sale fundraiser at Commencement I have volunteered to help out as a new student mentor or program recruiter How often do you attend Honors Program social events? *I always make a priority of coming to these eventsI usually attend these eventsI attend occasionally when I canI have only attended one or two social eventsI have never attended an HP social eventWhy have you attended so few (or no) Honors Program social events? Please choose all that apply. I didn't know about them ahead of time I don't think I would know anyone at these events The events are always scheduled at bad times for me I don't have the time to attend off-campus programs I am not interested in any of the topics or programs that have been offered I would rather focus on my studies than socialize I am not interested in socializing with other members of the Honors Program Other (explain below) If "other," please explain: Which of the following is your PRIMARY reason for attending HP social events?I have some friends I only see at these eventsThe topic or program was personally interesting to meI was invited by someone elseI thought I could gain some academic benefit from the experienceI was offered free food or free admission to an eventWhat other suggestions do you have for community-building efforts in the Honors Program? (What are we doing well? What could we do better? What was your favorite program this year, and why?) Would you like to help plan an Honors social event next year?YesNoMaybe In general - how do you feel about the Honors Program? Your honest responses to these questions will help us to build a stronger program. Your answers to the questions on this page will only be calculated in the aggregate. Please rank how strongly you agree with each of the following statements:I am proud to be a member of the JCU Honors Program.*Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeI would encourage others to join the Honors Program. *Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeThe Honors Program is stronger now than it was when I entered. *Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeThe Honors Program is fun. *Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeThe Honors Program is an important part of my identity.*Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeThe Honors Program is something that is going to help me achieve my goals in life. *Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeThe Honors Program is responsive to my needs.*Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeThe Honors Program offers a reasonable level of challenge and academic rigor.*Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeIt is clear to me how the Honors Program requirements are helping me to meet the program goals. *Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeThe benefits of being in the Honors Program are worth the work required.*Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeI feel personally and academically supported by the Honors Program.*Strongly agreeAgree somewhatNeither agree nor disagreeDisagree somewhatStrongly disagreeWhat do you like best about the Honors Program? If you could change one thing about the Honors Program, what would it be? Senior Exit SurveyThis section is to be completed by students planning to graduate in May 2015. While a student at JCU, did you: Complete an internship? Study abroad during fall/spring semester? Study abroad for a summer? Go on an immersion trip? Did you complete your research for your Senior Honors Project: Primarily in a lab on campus? Primarily in a lab off campus? In the library on campus? Using library/archival resources off campus? In the field? During an internship, student teaching, or while studying abroad? (choose all that apply)How many fellowships or scholarships did you apply for during your college career?01-23-56 or moreHow many of those fellowships or scholarships did you receive?0123 or moreWhat are your immediate post-graduation plans?Graduate school for a Master's DegreeGraduate school for a Doctoral DegreeLaw SchoolMedical SchoolYear of ServiceI have accepted a job offerUndecidedDid you receive a fellowship, assistantship or scholarship that will help you to complete this graduate work? yesnoI have not heard yet What school will you attend for this program?Where will you complete your year(s) of service? Where will you be working? Please describe how your Senior Honors Project process contributed to your decisions about, or success with, pursuing your post-graduate plans. May we share what you have written in the box above with others on the Honors Program "Class of 2015 First Destinations" web page? YesNoAdditional InformationIs there any other information you would like to add that is pertinent to your participation in the Honors Program, or anything that is not included on this form? Please add it here.