Scheduling & Courses

Approved Courses for the Honors Designation

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The following courses have been approved by appropriate faculty committees and administrative offices for the honors designation. Students should consult the current course offerings each semester to determine which will be available in a particular semester. Students may petition through an honors counselor to have honors courses that have not received previous approval for the general education requirements to fulfill in part an appropriate general education category.


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African American and African Studies

3342H: Music, Religion, and Ritual in Africa

4584H: Literature and Modern Experience in Africa

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Anthropology

2200H: Introduction to Physical Anthropology

2201H: World Prehistory: An Anthropological Perspective

2202H: Peoples and Cultures: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

4570H: Introduction to Quantitative Genetics in Anthropology

4597.03H: The Prehistory of Environment and Climate

4597.05H: The Global Food Crisis

4650H: Research Design and Ethnographic Methods

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Arabic

2241H: Culture of the Contemporary Arab World

2702H: Modern Arabic Literature in Translation

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Art

2100E: Visual Studies: Beginning Drawing

2300E: Visual Studies: Two Dimensional

2502E: Intro to Ceramics - High Fire Techniques

2516E: Introduction to Relief and Intaglio Printmaking

2526E: Introduction to Lithography and Silkscreen Printmaking

2555H: Photography I: Digital Camera

3036E: Printmaking - Intaglio

3201H: Holography I

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Art Education

2367.01H: Visual Culture: Investigating Diversity & Social Justice

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Arts and Sciences

1100.01H: Arts and Sciences Survey: General (Honors)

2194H: Interdisciplinary Group Studies

2400E: Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society

4194H: Interdisciplinary Group Studies

5194H: Group Studies

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Astronomy

2161H: Solar System Astronomy

2162H: Stellar, Galactic, and Extragalactic Astronomy

2163H: Relativity and Cosmology

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Biochemistry

2900H: Early Experience in Research in Biochemistry: Seminar

2998H: Early Experience in Research in Biochemistry: Laboratory

5621H: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory

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Biology

1101E: Introductory Biology

1113H: Biological Sciences: Energy Transfer and Development

1114H: Biological Sciences: Form, Function, Diversity, and Ecology

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Chemistry

1910H: Honors General Chemistry I

1920H: Honors General Chemistry II

2210H: Honors Analytical Chemistry I: Quantitative Analysis

2910H: Honors Organic Chemistry I

2920H: Honors Organic Chemistry II

2940H: Honors Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

2950H: Honors Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

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Classics

1101H: Introduction to Classical Literature

2194H: Group Studies

2201H: Classical Civilization: Greece

2202H: Classical Civilization: Rome

2220H: Classical Mythology

2401E: Introduction to the New Testament: History and Literature

2890H: Honors Seminar: Topics in Ancient Literature and Society

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Communication

1102H: History & Theories of Communication

2367H: Persuasive Communication

3160H: Communication Research Methods

3330H: Communication and Conflict Management

3404H: Media Law and Ethics

4240H: Science Communication

4406H: Development of Mass Media in America

4820H: Public Opinion and Communication

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Comparative Studies

1100H: Introduction to the Humanities: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

2101H: Literature and Society

2102.01H: Literature and Religion

2103H: Literature and the Self

2104H: Literature, Science, and Technology

2194H: Group Studies

2210H: The Jewish Mystical Tradition

2350H: Introduction to Folklore

2367.04H: Science and Technology in American Culture

2367.08H: American Identity in the World

2864H: Modernity and Postmodernity: Issues and Ideas

3302E: Translating Literatures and Cultures

3603H: Love in World Literature

3604H: Women in East Asian and Asian American Literatures

3607H: Film and Literature as Narrative Art

3645H: Cultures of Medicine

4903E: World Literature: Theory and Practice

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Computer Science and Engineering

2193H: Individual Studies in Computer Science and Engineering

2194H: Group Studies in Computer Science and Engineering

4193H: Individual  Studies in Computer Science and Engineering

4194H: Group Studies in Computer Science and Engineering

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Dance

2367H: Honors Writing about Dance

4193H: Independent Study: Honors

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Design

5600E: Design Matters

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Earth Sciences

1108H: Honors Gemstones

1110H: Honors History of Life on Earth-Global Change in the Biosphere

1121H: Honors The Dynamic Earth

1122H: Honors Earth Through Time

2220H: Contemporary Topics in the Earth Sciences

4194H: Honors Group Studies

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East Asian Language and Literatures

3299H: East Asian Thought in the Western Imagination

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Economics

2001.03H  Principles of Microeconomics

2002.03H: Principles of Macroeconomics

3710H: Law and Economics

4050H: Experimental Economics

4200H: Money and Banking

4560H: Cooperation and Conflict in the Global Economy

4700H: Government and Business

4960H: Honors Seminar in Economics

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English

1110.01H: Honors First-Year English Composition

1110.02H: Honors First-Year English Composition

1167H: First-Year Writing Seminar in the Humanities

2201H: Selected Works of British Literature: Medieval through 1800

2202H: Selected Works of British Literature: 1800 to Present

2220H: Introduction to Shakespeare

2260H: Introduction to Poetry

2261H: Introduction to Fiction

2262H: Introduction to Drama

2270H: Introduction to Folklore

2280H: The English Bible

2296H: Honors Seminar: Literature and Intellectual Movements

2367.01H: Language, Identity, and Culture in the U.S. Experience

2367.02H: Literature in the U.S. Experience

2367.03H: Documentary in the U.S. Experience

2367.04H: Technology and Science in the U.S. Experience

2367.05H: The U.S. Folk Experience

3398H: Honors Writing for English Majors

4551E: Special Topics in 19th-Century U.S. Literature

4566E: Writing of Poetry II

4573.01E: Rhetorical Theory and Criticism

4575E: Special Topics in Literary Forms and Themes

4578H: Special Topics in FIlm

4590.01H: The Middle Ages

4590.02H: The Renaissance

4590.03H: The Long Eighteenth Century

4590.04H: Romanticism

4590.05H: The Later 19th Century

4590.06H: The Modern Period

4590.07H: Literature in English after 1945

4590.08H: U.S. and Colonial Literature

4590.09H: Honors Seminar: Selected Topics in Literature and Literary Interpretation

4591.01H: Special Topics in the Study of Creative Writing

4591.02H: Special Topics in the Study of Rhetoric

4597.04H: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Narrative in the Contemporary World

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Entomology

4440H: Honors Social Insects

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Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology

3310H: Honors Evolution

3410H: Honors Ecology

4420H: Tropical Field Studies

4520H: Honors Comparative Physiology

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Film Studies

4670H: Cinema and the Historical Avant Garde

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French

1103.01H: Honors Beginning French III

2101.01H: Honors Introduction to French and Francophone Studies

3201H: French Literary and Visual Texts

3202H: Literary and Visual Texts of the Francophone World

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Geography

1900H: Extreme Weather and Climate

2194H: Group Studies in Geography

2400H: Economic and Social Geography

2750H: World Regional Geography

2960H: Introduction to Physical Geography

3600H: Space, Power and Political Geography

3901H: Global Climate and Environmental Change

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German

2252H: The Faust Theme

3254H: Representations and Memory of the Holocaust in Film

3451H: Religion in Modern German Literature and Philosophy

4670H: Cinema and the Historical Avant Garde

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Hebrew

2210H: The Jewish Mystical Tradition

2241H: Culture of Contemporary Israel

2700H: Biblical and Post-Biblical Hebrew Literature in Translation

2702H: Modern Hebrew Literature in Translation

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History

2201H: Ancient Greece and Rome

2610H: Introduction to Women and Gender in the U.S.

2750H: Natives and Newcomers: Immigration and Migration in U.S. History

2800H: Introduction to the Discipline of History

3800H: Introduction to Historical Research

4000H: Readings in Early American History

4005H: Research Seminar in Early American History

4010H: Readings in Modern U.S. History

4015H: Research Seminar in Modern U.S. History

4080H: Readings in African American History

4085H: Research Seminar in African American History

4090H: Readings in Atlantic World History

4095H: Research Seminar in Atlantic World History

4100H: Readings in Latin American History

4125H: Research Seminar in Latin American History

4210H: Readings in Greek History

4211H: Readings in Roman History

4212H: Readings in Late Antiquity

4213H: Readings in Byzantine History

4215H: Research Seminar in Greek History

4216H: Research Seminar in Roman History

4217H: Research Seminar in Late Antiquity

4218H: Research Seminar in Byzantine History

4230H: Readings in Medieval History

4235H: Research Seminar in Medieval History

4240H: Readings in Early Modern European History

4245H: Research Seminar in Early Modern European History

4250H: Readings in Modern European History

4255H: Research Seminar in Modern European History

4280H: Readings in Russian, E European and Eurasian History

4285H: Research Seminar in Russian, East European and Eurasian History

4300H: Readings in African History

4325H: Research Seminar in African History Honors

4350H: Readings in Islamic History

4375H: Research Seminar in Islamic History

4390H: Readings in South Asian History

4395H: Research Seminar in South Asian History

4400H: Readings in Chinese History

4410H: Research Seminar in Chinese History

4425H: Readings in Japanese History

4430H: Research Seminar in Japanese History

4450H: Readings in Jewish History

4475H: Research Seminar in Jewish History

4500H: Readings in International History

4525H: Research Seminar in International History

4550H: Readings in Military History

4575H: Research Seminar in Military History

4600H: Readings in Women's/Gender History

4625H: Research Seminar in Women's/Gender History

4650H: Readings in World/Global/Transnational History Honors

4675H: Research Seminar in World/Global/Transnational History

4700H: Readings in the History of Environment, Technology, and Science

4705H: Research Seminar in the History of Environment, Technology, and Science

4725H: Readings in the History and Theory of the State

4730H: Research Seminar in the History and Theory of the State

4790H: Readings in History

4795H: Research Seminar in History

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History of Art

2001H: Western Art I: The Ancient and Medieval Worlds

2002H: Western Art II: The Renaissance to the Present

2003H: History of East Asian Art

4625H: Abstract Art

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International Studies

2100H: Introduction to Latin America

2250H: The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union

2500H: Introduction to Development Studies

2800H: Introduction to Peace Studies

3700H: Introduction to Intelligence

4195H: Selected Problems in International Studies

4320E: Energy, the Environment, and the Economy

4560H: Cooperation and Conflict in the Global Economy

4597.01H: Food, Population, and the Environment

4597.02H: Antarctic Marine Ecology and Policy

4700H: Terror and Terrorism

5701E: Intelligence and National Security in a Changing World

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Jewish Studies

2210H: The Jewish Mystical Tradition

2242H: Culture of Contemporary Israel

2700H: Biblical and Post-Biblical Hebrew Literature

2702H: Modern Hebrew Literature in Translation

4475H: Research Seminar in Jewish History

 

Linguistics

2000H: Introduction to Language in the Humanities

2051H: Analyzing the Sounds of Language

2367.01H: Language, Sex, and Gender in American Culture

3602H: Language and Social Identity in the U.S.

3701H: Language and the Mind

3802H: Language and Compuers

4200E: Syntax

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Mathematics

1181H: Honors Calculus I

1187H: Honors Problem Solving

1194H: Honors Group Studies in Mathematics

2182H: Honor Calculus II

4181H: Honors Analysis I

4182H: Honors Analysis II

5194H: Honors Group Studies in Mathematics

5520H: Honors Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

5522H: Honors Complex Analysis

5529H: Honors Combinatorics

5530H: Honors Probability

5540H: Honors Differential Geometry

5576H: Honors Number Theory

5590H: Honors Abstract Algebra I

5591H: Honors Abstract Algebra II

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Microbiology

5161H: Bioinformatics and Molecular Microbiology

5169H: Microbial Evolution

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Modern Greek

2240H: Travels to Greece: The Search for a Cultural Ideal

2410H: Culture of Contemporary Greece

2500H: Greek Identities: Ancient and Modern

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Molecular Genetics

2220H: Introduction to Molecular Life Sciences: Research Opportunities and Career Options

4500E: General Genetics

5607E: Cell Biology

5608E: Genes and Development

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Music

2251H: The World of Classical Music

2470E: Introduction to Music Education

3341H: American Popular Music

3345H: Topics in Music Theory

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Philosophy

1100H: Introduction to Philosophy

1101H: Mind and Its Place in Nature: Western Conceptions of the Self from Antiquity to the Present, Part I

1102H: Mind and Its Place in Nature: Western Conceptions of the Self from Antiquity to the Present, Part II

1300H: Introduction to Ethics

2450H: Philosophical Problems in the Arts

2470H: Honors Philosophy of Film

2900H: Freshman-Sophomore Proseminar

3341H: Ethical Conflicts in Health Care Research, Policy, and Practice

4900H: Junior-Senior Proseminar

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Physics

1250H: Honors Physics: Mechanics and Conservation Laws; Special Relativity

1251H: Honors Physics: Electricity and Magnetism; Thermal Physics, Waves, and Quantum Physics

3201H: Honors Holography

5400H: Honors Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism 1

5401H: Honors Advanced Electricity and Magnetism 2

5500H: Honors Quantum Mechanics I

5501H: Honors Quantum Mechanics II

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Political Science

1100H: Introduction to American Politics

1165H: Introduction to Politics

1200H: Introduction to Comparative Politics

1300H: Global Politics

2150H: Voters and Elections

2300H: American Foreign Policy

2367H: Contemporary Issues in American Politics

2400H: Introduction to Political Theory

3200H: Honors Nationalism and Ethnicity

4127H: City Politics

4132H: Supreme Court Decision Making

4225H: Democracy in Muslim Majority Countries

4250H: African Politics

4380H: Political Analysis of International Economic Relations

4420H: Debating Democracy

4450H: Politics and Ethics

4597.01H: International Cooperation and Conflict

4597.02H: Political Problems of the Contemporary World

4781H: Techniques of Political Analysis

4891H: Honors Seminar in American Politics

4892H: Honors Seminar in Comparative Politics

4893H: Honors Seminar in International Politics

4894H: Honors Seminar in Political Theory

4895H: Honors Seminar in Public Policy

4910H: Business-Government Relations

4920H  Politics in Film and Television

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Psychology

1100H: Introduction to Psychology

2220H: Data Analysis in Psychology

3310H: Sensation and Perception

3313H: Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience

3321H: Quantitative and Statistical Methods in Psychology

3325H: Introduction to Social Psychology

3331H: Abnormal Psychology

3340H: Introduction to Life Span Developmental Psychology

3371H: Language and the Mind

3415H: Psychobiology of Agression

3550H: Psychology of Childhood

3551H: Psychology of Adolescence

4508H: Psychology of Judgment and Decision-Making

4543E: Psychology of Gender

5613H: Biological Psychiatry

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Religious Studies

2370H: Introduction to Comparative Religion

4872H: Varieties of Christianity

 

Russian

2250H: Honors Masterpieces of Russian Literature

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Slavic Languages and Literatures

4260H: Dead Man Writing: Literary Representations of Capital Punishment

4520H: Slavic and East European Cities

4560H: Cinderella's Fantasy: Gender and Women in Western and Eastern Europe

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Sociology

1101H: Introductory Sociology (Honors)

2345H: The Social Structure of American Society (Honors)

2367.01H: The Political Elite and Interest Groups (Honors)

2367.03H: Work and Family in the United States (Honors)

3410H: Criminology (Honors)

3463H: Social Stratification: Race, Class, and Gender (Honors)

3487H: Research Methods in Sociology (Honors)

3549H: Statistics in Sociology (Honors)

4000H: Social Science Business Collaborative: A Service Learning Approach

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Spanish

2200H: Honors Intermediate Spanish Language

3401H: Advanced Grammar

3403H: Intermediate Spanish Composition

3450H: Introduction to the Study of Literature and Culture in Spanish: Reading Texts

4430H: Honors Introduction to Spanish Linguistics

4534H: Spanish Phonology

4551E: Spanish Golden Age Literature

5552H: Modern Spanish Literature

4555E: Indigenous, Colonial & National Literatures and Cultures of Spanish America

4560H: Introduction to Spanish American Culture

4561H: Introduction to the Culture of Spain

4565H: Latin American Indigenous Literatures and Cultures

4567H: Spanish Mosaic: Catalonia, Basque Country, Galicia and Andalusia

4590H: Interdisciplinary Protocols: Identity and National Formation in Latin America: Perspectives from literature, Culture and History

5680.01H: Honors Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics

5680.02H: Honors Seminar in Iberian Literatures and Cultures

5680.03H: Honors Seminar in Latin American Literatures and Cultures

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Speech and Hearing Science

3330H: Language Acquisition

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Statistics

1430H: Statistics for the Business Sciences

2460H: Introduction to Statistical Analysis II

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Theatre

2100H: Introduction to Theatre

2101H: Introduction to Theatre: Making History

2341H: Moving Image Art

2367.01H: Self-Images: America on State, 1830 to the Present

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Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

1110H: Gender, Sex and Power

2296H: Topics in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

2702H: Modern Arabic Literature in Translation

2750H: Natives and Newcomers: U.S. Immigration and Migration

4510H: American Women's Movements

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4998H and 4999H Departmental Honors Research

Independent research numbers are available in all departments for Honors Thesis projects and non-honors independent research. The number available for honors research involving candidacy for graduation with honors research distinction is 4999H (4998H will designate general honors undergraduate research―not thesis). All require written permission of the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the research.

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