Course of Study

Year One 

Fall Semester 

ASC 100 – Freshman Seminar                1 

COMM 111 – Honors Public Speaking  3 

ENGL 111H – Honors Composition       3 

Special Learning Opportunities 

Freshman Seminar may include a number of the following:  

  • Leadership Videoconference 
  • Predictive Index Workshop-Leadership Profiles
  • Lunch with the President – TR Scholars will meet for lunch with the University
    President and a guest. Guests will include business leaders, government officials, authors and international scholars.  Guest presenters will address the group and answer questions related to leadership, the future, and the guest’s area of expertise.

Spring Semester

LEAD 100H – 21st Century Leadership*            3          *21st Century Leadership counts for both the General Education, IV-C, and Multicultural requirement.          

ENGL 121H – Honors Composition II                3

LEAD 296H – Study Tour                                  1    

Mandatory Activity
Personal Enhancement Retreat (based on 7 Habits of Highly Effective People)
Personal enhancement training, both introductory and advanced, is a special learning opportunity made available to all TR Scholars.  Introductory level training is mandatory in order to graduate with TR distinction.  Advanced level training is offered for those who wish to take it after having completed the introductory workshop. 

Special Learning Opportunities 

  • Freshman Orientation – includes basic personal enhancement training (based on 7 Habits of Highly Effective People)
  • Study Tour, if not taken for credit
  • There will be enrichment opportunities involving prominent guest presenters from business, government, and education.  Some are mandatory, others are student’s choice.
  • Midwest Region National Collegiate Honors Council conference
  • National Collegiate Honors Council Conference
  • Lunch with the President

Year Two

Fall Semester 

PSYC 298H - Group Dynamics                          3     
LEAD 200H - Semina in Leadership & Change   1
Student take additional courses in their discipline major.

Special Learning Opportunities    

  • Serve as a Freshman Seminar Mentor
  • Participate in videoconference 
  • There will be enrichment opportunities involving prominent guest presenters from business, government, and education. Some are mandatory, others are student's choice
  • Participation and membership in at least one campus organization

Spring Semester

COM216 – Intercultural Communication (For World Leadership)*            3          *Intercultural Communication also satisfies the General Education Multicultural Requirement.          ENTR 267H - Entrepreneurship/Leadership Seminar                                 2
Students take additional courses in their discipline major.  

Special Learning Opportunities 

  • Serve as Freshman Seminar Mentor
  • Upper Midwest Region National Collegiate Honors Council conference 
  • Attend a student research conference or poster session
  • Nobel Conference

 Year Three 

Fall Semester 

Lead 495H - Service Learning Project                                                                               3
Take one of the following TR Program approved electives outside your major                     3
PSYC 250 - Developmental Psychology                                                           3
PSYC 375 - Theories of Personality                                                                 3
HPER 240 - Principles of Human Nutrition                                                       3         
ENTR 300 - Creativity and Innovation                                                              3
H&CE 241 - Leadership & Presentation Techniques                                          3   
HIST 440 The World Since 1945                                                                    3
MATH 326 - Abract Algebra                                                                          3
BIOL 300 - Environmental Biology                                                                   3
Span 425 - Hispanic Literature                                                                         3
RELS 203 - World Religions                                                                           3
COMM 308 - Argumentation                                                                          3
COMM 316 - Meeting Management                                                               3
Approved Special topics courses will be offered occasionally that meet the TR elective requirement. Those opportunities will communicated through the TR Program Office. Students take additional courses in their discipline major.

Special Learning Opportunities 

  • Serve as a Freshman Seminar mentor for the Theodore Roosevelt Freshman Scholars
  • Participate in videoconferences 
  • Serve as campus organization leader
  • Lunch with the President
  • Participation and membership in at least one campus organization.

Spring Semester
LEAD 300H - Global Leadership                                             1
LEAD 494H - Independent Study: Conference Proposal           1
Students take additional courses in their discipline major and explore internship possibilities

Special Learning Opportunities 

  • Participate in campus leadership
  • Collaborative research
  • Participate in video conferences
  • Study Tour 
     

 


Year Four
Fall Semester 

LEAD 491H– Honors Seminar                                                    3  
Students take additional courses in their discipline major.
Graduating seniors must apply for graduation indicating they expect to graduate with a Leadership Studies Minor, then conduct a graduation audit with the TR Program Director as soon as possible THE SEMESTER PRIOR TO GRADUATION.
 

Special Learning Opportunities 

  • Serve as a Freshman Seminar mentor 
  • Midwest Regional National Collegiate Honors Council conference
Spring Semester

LEAD 497 - Internship

Students take additional courses in their discipline major.

Special Learning Opportunitites

  • Serve as a Freshman Seminar mentor
  • Participate in videoconferences
  • Serve on Students Publication Board
  • Undergraduate Research Conference
  • Midwest Regional National Collegiate Honors Council conference

 

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS FOR GRADUATION WITH TR DISTINCTION          36 

15 credits of the 36 total, count toward meeting the General Education requirement as substitute courses for baccalaureate degree-seeking students who must complete all 39 hours within the DSU General Education component.

10 credits of independent study, collaborative research, service learning, and study tour credits may be substituted for similar major/discipline requirements.

24 credits of the 36 total are taken in core Honors Leadership courses by all TR Scholars together as a learning community.

The Leadership Studies Minor is earned by completing the 23 credits detailed below.

Leadership Studies Minor  

 
PSYC 289H – Group Dynamics                                         3

COMM 216 – Intercultural Communication                       3

ENTR 267H– Entrepreneurship/Leadership Seminar          2

LEAD 100H – 21st Century Leadership                           3

LEAD 200H – Leadership & Change                              1

LEAD 296H – Study Tour                                              1

LEAD 300H – Global Leadership                                   1

LEAD 491H – Honors Semina                                        3

LEAD 494H – Independent Study: Conference Proposal 1

LEAD 495H – Service Learning Project                          3

LEAD 497H– Internship                                                 2

Total Semester Hours                                                      23