University Honors Program

Honors Courses

Course Descriptions

HONS 1101 Honors Humanities I: 3 semester hours.

A writing-intensive interdisciplinary course examining relationships between the arts and letters from the Classical Age through the Enlightenment. Partially satisfies Objective 1 of the General Education Requirements. PREREQ: ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101P with C- or better, or equivalent. F

HONS 1102 Honors Humanities II: 3 semester hours.

A writing-intensive interdisciplinary course examining relationships between the arts and letters from the nineteenth century to the present. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements. S

HONS 1103 Honors Social Science I: 3 semester hours.

A writing-intensive interdisciplinary course examining the relationships in the social sciences from the Classical Age through the Enlightenment. F

HONS 1104 Honors Social Science II: 3 semester hours.

A writing-intensive interdisciplinary course examining the relationships in the social sciences from the nineteenth century to the present. S

HONS 2220 Information Research Techniques: 1 semester hour.

Students develop strategies for recognizing, locating, and evaluating pertinent information and using it effectively in current and future research papers and/or in their field of endeavor. D

HONS 3391 Honors Seminar: 1 semester hour.

Exposes students to a range of critical and theoretical approaches within various disciplines in multiple seminars. Students formulate research problems and incorporate the results of their research into a seminar paper and/or oral presentation. May be repeated for up to 4 credits with different content. F, S

HONS 3393 Introduction to Honors Thesis: 1 semester hour.

Prepares junior-level students enrolled in the University Honors Program to develop, plan, and begin their Honors Thesis or Honors Project. Select a thesis or project topic, identify a thesis director, begin scholarship review for the project or thesis, and develop a timeline for completing the project or thesis. F

HONS 4493 Honors Senior Thesis or Project: 1-3 semester hours.

Supervised by a committee of at least two faculty members and approved by the University Honors Program Director. DEPT 4493H will be used when possible. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. PREREQ: Permission of Instructor and Honors Program Director. F, S

 

Honors Contract Courses are used to meet upper division Honors credit requirements. An Honors Contract Course is a departmental course that is arranged between the student and instructor, on a case-by-case basis, to a set of requirements for the course. All Honors Contracts must be approved by the Honors Program Director. Lower division Contract Courses may only be general education objective courses that are not offered through the UHP.


Last Modified: 09/07/2017

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