Honors Courses

HON 128 and 129: Modes of Discourse (fall)

Taken freshman year

An interdisciplinary course which aims to integrate the student's production of both written and spoken discourse. This course is an alternative method of teaching communication, and draws upon the skills of instructors from English and Speech Communication. Taken by freshmen enrolled in the Honors Program, these courses replace both ENG 111 and SC 113.

HON 130: Humanities (Special Topics, spring):

Taken freshman year

An interdisciplinary course in the humanities. Focuses on human values, beliefs and accomplishments as expressed in art, music, literature, philosophy and religion.

HON 230: Special Topics: Science/Mathematics (Fall)

Taken sophomore year

An interdisciplinary course in the natural sciences and/or mathematics. Focuses on basic principles in the natural sciences and/or mathematics and their development within the context of human civilization.

HON 240: Special Topics: Social Sciences (Spring)

Taken junior year

An interdisciplinary course in the social sciences, this course focuses on human civilization from the perspective of the social scientist.

HON 350: Junior Seminar (spring)

Taken junior year

An interdisciplinary seminar foundational to the development of the Senior Project and career planning.  It it crucial in bridging the Honors sequence with the final project as it develops presentation and portfolio skills while requiring students to develop a prospectus for their senior project and linking with a faculty mentor.

HON 450: Senior Presentation (Fall or spring)

Taken senior year

A scholarly project of an interdisciplinary nature including the student's major area of study. A public presentation of the outcome of the project is required.

Last Updated 12/15/15