Honors (HONR)

HONR 120 - Introduction to Honors. 1 Credit.

Offered autumn. Interdisciplinary offerings by various faculty. Orientation to practical and theoretical issues facing students entering college.

HONR 121L - Ways of Knowing. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. A critical assessment of contrasting epistemological stances expressed in various views of the divine, nature, society and the self.

Gen Ed Attributes: Lit & Artistic Studies (L), Writing Course-Intermediate

HONR 122E - Ways of Knowing II. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., HONR 121L or LSH 151L or LSH 152L. This course traces the major Western ethical traditions, examines the influence of those traditions in normative political theory, and provides dramatic illustrations of the moral life.

Gen Ed Attributes: Ethical & Human Values Course, Democracy and Citizenship (Y)

HONR 191 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one time offerings of current topics.

HONR 192 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Prereq., consent of instr. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

HONR 194 - Seminar. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) A review and discussion of current research. Topics vary.

HONR 198 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

Prereq., consent of instr. Practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

HONR 270 - Service Learning Seminar. 2 Credits.

Offered Wintersession. This service learning course provides students with an in-depth, week-long community service experience in the West. Students participate in a seminar class prior to service and learn through active reflection and discussion. Students will explore aspects of citizenship and civic responsibility for addressing and solving social problems. Students explore aspects of citizenship and civic responsibility to address and solve social problems.

HONR 272 - Leadership for Social Change. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. This service-learning course provides students with a broad overview of the social change model of leadership development through engagement with campus and community organizations. Students will examine a variety of leadership models, analyze their own capacity for ethical leadership, and develop a personal leadership philosophy and social change plan based on individual values.

HONR 274 - Advocate Leadership Seminar. 2 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., Consent of instr. Members of the university's Advocates are given responsibilities and opportunities generally reserved for paid professionals. This course teaches requisite leadership competencies, skills and articulation. Advocates develop situational decision-making and will be assessed through traditional letter grade and interactive skill evaluation.

HONR 291 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one time offerings of current topics.

HONR 298 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Prereq., consent of instr. Practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

HONR 320E - Research Portfolio Seminar. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. Designed to assist undergraduate students with their independent research projects, this seminar enables students conducting research in separate disciplines to apply the intellectual strategies and to explore the ethical concerns common to research in most disciplines.

Gen Ed Attributes: Ethical & Human Values Course

HONR 370 - Pre-Law Seminar. 1 Credit.

Offered spring or autumn. This course gives students specific information about the law school application process, the life of a law student, and various careers in the law. Students will have unique opportunities to interact with legal professionals and law school admission officers to explore their futures in law school and the legal profession.

HONR 372 - Global Health Issues. 2 Credits.

Offered spring. This course examines the social, cultural, and political aspects of global health issues. Stressing principles of intercultural communication, we will examine the key determinants of public health in developing nations. We will enhance our understanding of the global dimensions of health and disease, the relative effectiveness of various health care initiatives, and the short- and long-term outcomes of diseases and health care interventions.

HONR 391 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

HONR 392 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of instr. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

HONR 398 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

Prereq., consent of instr. Practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

HONR 491 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one time offerings of current topics.

HONR 492 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Prereq., consent of instr. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

HONR 494 - Senior Seminar. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) A review and discussion of current research. Topics vary.

HONR 495 - Practicum. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Prereq., consent of instr. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.

HONR 498 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Prereq., consent of instr. Practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

HONR 499 - Honors Thesis/Project. 1-9 Credits.

(R-9) Prereq., consent of thesis/project director and dean of Honors College. Preparation of a thesis or manuscript based on research for presentation and/or publication.