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Course Category: Honors

This course will ask students to engage in their academic experience, and thus is focused on critical thinking, identity, and critical and cultural literacy. The purpose of the Honors Freshman Seminar is to encourage students to become considered, thoughtful, and purposeful members of a community of learners, while challenging them to consider how they receive, process, and analyze the information they are confronted with every day. This class asks students to examine their own critical thinking process, and nurture an awareness of their individual learning process as well as their place in the world.
This course examines selected topics and traditions within the Arts and Humanities. The specific content of the course will depend on which of the General Education tasks the course meets. The selected subjects will vary from year to year depending on the themes of respective honors cohort.
This course examines selected topics within the Behavioral Sciences. The course will meet the Behavioral Science General Education Task, but the specific content of the course will vary from year to year depending upon the faculty teaching the course.
This course examines selected topics within the Natural Sciences. The course will meet the Natural Sciences General Education Task, but the specific content of the course will vary from year to year depending upon the faculty teaching the course.
This course requires students to recognize and evaluate issues from a variety of cultural contexts and propose creative and culturally relevant solutions to those issues. The course will meet the Cultures general education task, but the specific content of the course will vary from year to year depending upon the faculty teaching the course.
This course prepares students to carry out interdisciplinary research. Topics include information literacy and an introduction to research methods in multiple disciplines. The course culminates in the creation of a proposal for research.
Prerequisites
Sophomore status and Honors standing
This semester-long course is for junior and senior honors students to work on the individual interdisciplinary projects each will present as part of the Honors Senior Symposium (HON 499). This course is taken on a pass/fail basis only and may be repeated for up to three total credits.
Prerequisites
HON 220
This semester-long course is the capstone course for the Honors Program, culminating in a public presentation of a student’s Senior Honors Project. This course is taken on a pass/fail basis only
Prerequisites
HON 399