2019-2020 Catalog

Honors Program (Hon)

Courses

HON 101. Research Scholars Cornerstone. 3 Credits.

Reading and discussion of selected works that reflect the methodology of the humanities, with emphasis on US Diversity, as a means to establish fundamental skills for responsible research in any field, including: critical and creative thinking, deep reading, scholarly inquiry, and diversity of perspective through an intercultural approach. Taken by first-year students in the Honors Program who identify in the new Research Scholars track. Prerequisite: Admittance to the Honors Progam. F,S.

HON 102. Leaders in Action Cornerstone. 3 Credits.

This course will feature readings and discussion of selected works that reflect the methodology of the social sciences, with emphasis on intercultural understanding, as a means to learn about diverse models of leadership and its connection to the Honors experience, and to cultivate skills for becoming thoughtful leaders within a pluralistic, democratic society. First-year students in the Honors Program who identify in the new Leaders in Action track will take this course and critically examine themes like power, effective action, communication, human differences and behavior, public service, and the common good through methods, sources, and paradigms central to the social sciences. Prerequisite: Admittance to the Honors Progam. F,S.

HON 260. Honors Experiences. 1-4 Credits.

This flexible course allows Honors students to pursue specially arranged high-impact individual reflective experiences, like service-learning projects, community engagements and volunteering, internships, shadowing opportunities, peer mentoring, or tutoring for Honors credit. May be initiated by students with approval of Honors Director, provided appropriate supervisors are willing and structure for oversight is in place. Generally, credits will be determined by the number of hours devoted to the experience and reflection on it; for example, 1 credit = 15 contact hours, 2 credits = 30 contact hours, etc. Prerequisites: Admittance to Honors Program, and HON 101 or HON 102. Repeatable to 9 credits. F,S,SS.

HON 301. Honors Mode. 1 Credit.

A method of using a 1 credit study load to increase the level of any standard course to an Honors quality course. It provides an intellectual enhancement to a standard course. Prerequisite: Standard course which Honors Mode complements; see department for approval. F,S,SS.

HON 372. Advanced Social Science Colloquium on US Diversity. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to provide an Essential Studies Social Sciences-based, US Diversity overlay course. F,S.

HON 381. Exploring Global Diversity through Humanities. 3-4 Credits.

This course is designed to give students a study abroad experience without having to spend an entire semester abroad. During the semester the students will study the history, art, literature, culture and language of a chosen country. While it is possible that other aspects of the country will be studied the emphasis will be on Humanities subject areas. At the end of spring semester the instructor, students and other chaperones (as needed) will travel to the studied country for 10 to 14 days. The travel will be a requirement. Repeatable. S, odd years.

HON 382. Exploring Global Diversity through Social Science. 3-4 Credits.

This course is designed to give students a study abroad experience without having to spend an entire semester abroad. During the semester the students will study the history, geography, government, politics and culture of a chosen country. While it is possible that other aspects of the country will be studied the emphasis will be on Social Science subject areas. At the end of spring semester the instructor, students and other chaperones (as needed) will travel to the studied country for 10 to 14 days. The travel will be a requirement. Repeatable. S, even years.

HON 391. Advanced Colloquium in the Humanities. 1-4 Credits.

Advanced interdisciplinary courses on varying topics in the humanities. Repeatable. Repeatable. F,S.

HON 392. Advanced Colloquium in the Social Sciences. 1-4 Credits.

Advanced interdisciplinary courses on varying topics in the social sciences. Repeatable. Prerequisite: Admittance to the Honors Program. Repeatable. F,S.

HON 393. Advanced Colloquium in the Sciences. 1-4 Credits.

Advanced interdisciplinary courses on varying topics in the sciences. Repeatable. Prerequisite: Admittance to the Honors Progam. Repeatable. F,S.

HON 399. Independent Study. 1-4 Credits.

Individual instruction on specified topics arranged by mutual agreement among teacher, student, and the Program. Repeatable to 12 credits. Repeatable to 12 credits. F,S,SS.

HON 489. Senior Project: Honors Research. 1-8 Credits.

Supervised independent study culminating in a thesis, white paper, literary work, art exhibition, musical or theatrical performance, portfolio, translation, or other focused demonstration of four years' worth of research or creative work and learning. Prerequisites: Consent of the Department and ENGL 130. Repeatable to 9 credits. F,S,SS.

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