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The Scholars Program offers a variety of unique courses, including:

SCHL127 - Thinking Like Leonardo DaVinci is a two credit-hour course , offered only to incoming Binghamton University Scholars.  This course helps Scholars get off to a great start at Binghamton University while simultaneously learning how to think like one of the best minds ever to grace the planet. Students will proceed on a journey that couples navigating college with unlocking the mysteries of DaVinci and his work in science, engineering, art, medicine, and more.

SCHL227Community Engagement: Where It Starts, How It Works, and Where You Fit In is a two credit-hour course that introduces students to the principles of civic engagement, exploring a variety of strategies to create positive community change. Students critically examine diverse approaches to contributing to civic life, including volunteering, philanthropy and political engagement, and challenge assumptions of what it means to "do good" in the community.  All Scholars take this course in the spring semester of their sophomore year.

SCHL280/281/380 - These are four credit-hour subject courses that change every semester and are taught by the best faculty from across the University. Titles vary each semester and will often fulfill some general education requirements. Scholars students are recommended to complete the first SCHL280281/380 course in the Spring semester of their freshman year and the second SCHL280/281/380 course in the spring semester of their sophomore year. Each semester, a detailed list of the upcoming semester's courses will be sent through the Scholars listserv before priority registration.

SCHL327 - Scholars III - Worlds of Experience - Scholars III is intended to expand student's perspective on their education and help define and direct the progression from the classroom to the world of work.  Scholars III is an opportunity to explore and reflect critically on one's major field of study from a practical point of view, or to try something new and exciting.  Scholars typically complete the requirements of Scholars III in their junior year. A review of the Scholars III requirements is available here and in the Student Handbook.

SCHL427 - Scholars IV - Capstone - During the final undergraduate year at Binghamton University, Scholars complete a capstone learning activity related to their major. Scholars IV is intended to bring together all of the learning accomplished while in college and leverage that learning into a final capstone activity. A review of the Scholars IV requirements is available here and in the Student Handbook.



SCHL 298: Intermediate Undergraduate Project

SCHL 299: Intermediate Undergraduate Research

SCHL 391: Scholars Teaching Practicum

SCHL 395 Scholars Internship

SCHL 396 Guthrie Scholars Premedical Internship

SCHL 397 Scholars Independent Study

SCHL 498 Advanced Undergraduate Project

SCHL 499 Advanced Undergraduate Research



For descriptions of Scholars course offerings for the current and previous semesters, click the appropriate link below:

Spring 2021 revised 12-14-2020

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Last Updated: 12/14/20