Paideia with Distinction
In addition to the integrated Paideia experiences, Southwestern encourages students to apply for a more intensive version of Paideia: Paideia with Distinction. Any student who is selected to participate will be recognized as having achieved Paideia with Distinction if they have successfully completed:
- a Paideia Minor or two High Impact Learning Experiences, and
- a Paideia Seminar, taken during the junior or senior year.
Applications for Paideia with Distinction must be received by November 15 for December graduation and April 15 for May/August graduation. Applications for the Paideia Seminar must be received by October 1 of the preceding academic year.
To apply for Paideia with Distinction, contact Director of Paideia Sergio Costola.
The Path to Paideia with Distinction:
Early Modern Studies
Latin American Border Studies
Race and Ethnicity Studies
King Creativity Grant
Advancing Language Proficiency
Taken during the Jr or Sr year
Must apply by Oct 1 for following academic year