Honors (HONR)

HONR 1101. Foundations for Leadership-Honors. 3 Hours.

For Honors students only, this course is designed to help first year college students create greater success in college and in life. Students will learn strategies for creating greater academic and personal success through the use of group discussions, lectures, a community service project, guided journal writing, and other assignments and activities. Students will learn about campus resources, university policies, and who they are; they will begin to institute practices and strategies for student success. Taken for Honors credit, this course will also instruct students about Honors resources and policies. The community service project will be to set up the Honors Colloquium Series for the following spring and fall above and beyond the Community Service Project in other LEAD 1101 courses. The course also introduces texts about the history of universities and students. This course satisfies the University Core Curriculum requirement of LEAD 1101.

HONR 345. Advanced Academic Argument Seminar/Continental Philosophy. 3 Hours.

This is an examination of critical theory (a contemporary philosophical approach to ethical, aesthetic, political, epistemological, and ontological problems) that may include an individual author, group of authors, the study of a single school or movement, or another concentration. This course is writing intensive and emphasizes writing across the disciplines. Prerequisite: Student must be admitted to the Honors Program.

HONR 489. Independent Study. 1-4 Hours.

This course is individualized instruction/research at an advanced level in a specialized content area under the direction of a faculty member. It may be repeated when topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of faculty, coordinator, or department chair.

HONR 490. Internship. 3-6 Hours.

This course is an opportunity for Honors students to participate in hands-on learning. Prerequisite: Director or instructor approval.

HONR 497. Special Topics. 3 Hours.

Instructors will provide an organized class designed to cover areas of specific interest. Students may repeat the course when topics vary. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.