Honors Projects

Honors students can earn honors credit in courses in any academic discipline by completing an honors project in addition to regularly assigned coursework.

  • Students design and implement the honors project in consultation with the course instructor
  • Honors projects can be artistic, research, or service-oriented

Recent honors projects 

Spring 2017

  • Rumination and Room Invasion: Characteristics of an OCD Sufferer's Mental and Social Health Habits, Dustin Anderson, supervised by Dr. Adriana Falco
  • Effects of n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids on MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells, Catherine Cavender, supervised by Dr. Kim Chambers
  • Extended Requirements in Health Careers, Catherine Cavender, supervised by Dr. Kim Chambers
  • Case View and Brief, Tyler Gordon, supervised by Mr.Joshua Lawson
  • Chemistry Class Advantage Lessons, Cole Hollifield, supervised by Dr. Hong Yin
  • Perceptual Anomalies in Individuals with Schizophrenia, Hannah Johnson, supervised by Dr. Adriana Falco
  • Social Psychology Research Paper, Erin McGrady, supervised by Ms. Lori Pace
  • Gender and the Media, Hannah Seckman, supervised by Dr. Tracy Luff
  • Photography Presentation, Keirston Sutherland, supervised by Mr. Sterling Snyder
  • Graphic Design Elements and their Perception by Concord University Students, Anastasiia Vorobeva, supervised by Mr. Kevin Bennington
  • Culture and National Identity in Art of the 20th Century, Anastasiia Vorobeva, supervised by Mr. Jack Sheffler
  • Evaluation of the Concordian Readership's Preferences and Habits, Anastasiia Vorobeva, supervised by Ms. Heather Williams
  • Writing About Art -- General Principles and Rules, Anastasiia Vorobeva, supervised by Ms. Heather Williams
  • Myth and American Gods, Jeremy Wood, supervised by Dr. Michelle Gompf
  • "The Crib", Jeremy Wood, supervised by Dr. Michelle Gompf
  • Edmonia Lewis Presenation, Jeremy Wood, supervised by Dr. Amberyl Malkovich

Fall 2016

  • Breast Cancer Cell Line (MC F7) Apoptosis and the Affect of Estrogen and Fatty Acids on Cell Proliferation, Catherine Cavendar, supervised by Dr. Kim Chambers
  • Popular Elements of Graphic Design and How they are Received by Concord University Students, Anastasiia Vorobeva, supervised by Mr. Kevin Bennington
  • The Other Side of Interview Rules and Journalism Ethics: Created for Journalists' Protection, Anastasiia Vorobeva, supervised by Ms. Heather Williams
  • Explicating the Themes of "Sing Song," Caitlyn Wendt, supervised by Dr. Amberyl Malkovich
  • Tyger, Monkey and Bear, Oh My!, Jeremy Wood, supervised by Dr. Michelle Gompf

Spring 2016

  • Research on Breast Cancer Cell Lines and Effects of Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Catherine Cavender, supervised by Dr. Kim Chambers
  • Environmental Policy and Resource Scarcity in the Mena Region, Carolyn Chonoles, supervised by Dr. Sally Howard
  • A Lawyer's Guide to the Navigation of Social Media, Tyler Gordon, supervised by Mr. Anthony Bisaha
  • Management of the Attorney-Client Privilege in Prison, Tyler Gordon, supervised by Mr. Adam Wolfe
  • The Components of Reading, Allyssa Painter, supervised by Dr. Kathy Hawks
  • Independent Case Analysis, Brittany Strother, supervised by Ms. Lindsey Akers
  • An Examination of Cajun Culture, Brittany Strother, supervised by Dr. Cory Williams
  • A Quasi-Length Autobiographical Poem in the Style of Eliabeth Barrett Browning, Caitlyn Wendt, supervised by Dr. Elizabeth Roth
  • Humans of CU: A blog, Miranda Woody, supervised by Ms. Lori Pace
  • Literature in Portraits, Miranda Woody, supervised by Dr. Michelle Gompf

Fall 2015

  • Anti-Cancer Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Catherine Cavender, supervised by Dr. Kim Chambers
  • Measuring the Flow of Atmospheric Muons, Tori Miller, supervised by Dr. Alice Hawthorne-Allen
  • Weighted Theory Research, Allyssa Painter, supervised by Dr. Kathy Tucker
  • 31 Fundraiser: A Service Project, Allyssa Painter, supervised by Dr. Kathy Tucker
  • Zero to Hero: How the Ideal Cultures of Time Impact Culture, Miranda Woody, supervised by Mr. Scott McClanahan