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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

 
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College

Course Descriptions

Division of Humanities
Arabic
Art
Classics
Composition/Rhetoric
French
Humanities
Interdisciplinary Studies
Literature
Music
Philosophy
Spanish

Division of Natural Science and Mathematics
Biology
Chemistry
Interdisciplinary Science and Mathematics
Mathematics
Physics


Division of Social Sciences
American Studies
Anthropology
Asian Studies
Economics
Environmental Studies
Geography
History
Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
International Studies
Latin American Studies
Law and Society
Political Science
Psychology
Women's Studies/Sociology


Link to Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Programs


Honors College courses are open to Honors College students as well as other Florida Atlantic University students with at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA who obtain permission of the instructor and the Honors College Dean's Office. Courses unique to the Honors College are found in the specific Department listings below and are accompanied by descriptions and pre/corequisites if applicable.

To read the descriptions and pre/corequisites of other courses offered by the Honors College but not unique to the College (non-honors versions of these courses are offered in other FAU colleges), look for the italic note under each course below for referral to the appropriate section in the catalog where the course's complete listing appears.


Division of Humanities
Components of this Division: Arabic, Art, Classics, Composition/Rhetoric, French, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Literature, Music, Philosophy, and Spanish.

Arabic


Honors Beginning Arabic Language and Culture 1 (ARA 1120) 4 credits

This course is an introduction to Modern Standard Arabic, also known as International Arabic or Classical Arabic. The student learns the Arabic alphabet (writing system and phonetics) as well as basic vocabulary and grammar (syntax and morphology) of Standard Arabic.

Honors Beginning Arabic Language and Culture 2 (ARA 1121) 4 credits
This course is a part two of an introduction to Modern Standard Arabic, also know at International Arabic or Classical Arabic. The students learns different tenses (the imperfect, the subjunctive, the jussive and the imperative) and some complex grammatical structures in Arabic.

Art


Honors Art Appreciation (ARH 2000) 3 credits
(See Visual Arts and Art History courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors History of Art 1 (ARH 2050) 3 credits
This illustrated class is a general introduction to the history of art across time and space: from Prehistoric to the Gothic; from Egypt, Greece, the Near East, Europe, Asia to Mesoamerica. By taking this class, students are expected to develop an understanding of art in various forms in its historical context.

Honors History of Art 2 (ARH 2051) 3 credits
This illustrated class is a general introduction to the history of art across time and space: from Renaissance to the contemporary world; from Europe to Africa, Asia, America, and the Pacific. By taking this class, students are expected to develop a critical understanding of art in various forms in its historical context.

Honors History of World Art (ARH 2053) 3 credits
This illustrated class is a general introduction to the history of art in its two-dimensional or three-dimensional form across time and space: from prehistoric to modern and contemporary; from Egypt, Greece, the Near East, and Asia to Mesoamerica.

Honors Still Image/Moving Image (ARH 2701) 3 credits
This course develops the student's understanding and appreciation of the visual arts through critical study of contemporary issues in the visual arts and rigorous examination of the ideas of "Painting" and the "Fine Arts" in our image-saturated era. The course will develop students' understanding of the connections between contemporary images and art history and help students become more sophisticated viewers and articulate critics of the visual arts and other visual media.

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Honors Beginning Study Abroad in Art History (ARH 2957) 1-4 credits
Credit for enrollment in approved beginning art history courses in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Intermediate Study Abroad in Art History (ARH 3957) 1-4 credits
Credit for enrollment in approved intermediate art history courses in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Ritual, Symbol, and Art (ARH 4075) 3 credits
This illustrated seminar investigates the interplay of art, ritual, religion, and symbols that shapes the development of cultures and civilizations around the world in their historical context. Issues of myth, sign, ritual behavior, and religious iconographical symbols are examined closely.

Honors Contemporary Art, Ideas, and Practice (ARH 4802C) 3 credits
This seminar/studio course explores and critiques contemporary artistic expressions practiced by visual artists in the 21st century. It provokes thought and discussion about art that examines the politics of identity, race, and gender, and also considers themes associated with place, spirituality, culture, and ecology.

Honors Methods and Approaches in Art History (ARH 4811) 3 credits
Prerequisites: ARH 2050 and ARH 2051
This seminar familiarizes students with the historiography of the art historical discipline. It is also intended to assess the impact on the discipline of various interpretive approaches ranging from psychoanalysis and Marxism to feminism, semiotics, and poststructuralism.

Honors Special Topics in Art History (ARH 4930) 3 credits
(See Visual Arts and Art History courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Advanced Study Abroad in Art History (ARH 4959) 1-4 credits
Credit for enrollment in approved advanced art history courses in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Elements of Visual Thinking (ART 1014) 3 credits
This course develops the student's understanding of the visual arts through critical study of the fundamentals of perception and visual composition, and through very active participation in the art-making process. Diverse materials and processes will be explored, including two-dimensional and three-dimensional forms. Ideas of content are also addressed.

Honors Design and Color Phenomena (ART 1202C) 4 credits
In this studio course, the fundamentals of color and design and their effects on 2D and 3D space are explored.

Honors Drawing 1 (ART 1300C) 3 credits
(See Visual Arts and Art History courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Digital Art Photography (ART 1661C) 3 credits
An introductory course designed to explore the multiple ways in which digital enhancement and other special effects can be used to create fine art photographic images. Students learn photographic basics such as depth of field, lighting and composition.

Honors Drawing 2: Figure Drawing (ART 2331C) 4 credits
Prerequisite: ART 1300C or permission of instructor
Investigates the concepts and principles of working from direct observation of the human figure. Slides, lectures, and research will provide students with an understanding of the evolution of the representation of the human figure.

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Honors Structural Drawing (ART 2376C) 4 credits
Prerequisite: ART 1300C or permission of instructor
Sophisticated compositional problems in drawing, especially those involving the observation and rendering of three-dimensional space, changing light, and passing time, will be emphasized. Issues of format, composition, subject matter, and content will also be addressed. The focus of the course will be to help students develop into articulate makers of drawings, articulate critics of those objects, and creative searchers capable of posing and answering their own questions within the world of drawing.

Honors Painting 1 (ART 2500C) 4 credits
Prerequisites: ART 1300C and ART 2540C
Students will develop their understanding of the visual arts through critical study of the fundamentals of perception and visual composition, and through active practice making paintings. The course is an introduction to the process of oil painting. Problems of format, composition, and content will also be addressed. Student will become articulate makers of paintings and articulate critics of those objects.

Honors Painting 2 (ART 2501C) 4 credits
Prerequisite: ART 2500C
Students will continue to develop their understanding of the visual arts through critical study of the fundamentals of perception and visual composition, and through active practice making paintings. The course is a continuation of the process of oil painting. Problems of format, composition, and content will also be addressed. Students will become articulate makers of paintings and articulate critics of those objects.

Honors Watercolor (ART 2540C) 4 credits
Course stresses material and conceptual concerns relative to watercolor and other water-based media, including wash, mark, transparency, luminosity, and issues in composition and content. Students will develop their perceptual skills by working in the studio and on site. Students will develop their critical skills during in-class critique and discussion, as well as through readings and research.

Honors Multimedia Narrative Expressions in the Arts (ART 2663C) 3 credits
Serves as an introductory course using technology and traditional art materials to create, animate, alter and then transform visual narratives. In the visual arts lab and computer arts lab students experiment with traditional and non-traditional art media and creative processes to produce stories that stand as witness to the lives of others.

Honors Beginning Study Abroad in Art (ART 2957C) 1-4 credits

Credit for enrollment in approved beginning studio art courses in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Scientific Illustration 1 (ART 3275C) 4 credits

Supports the accurate and detailed visual recording of plant life found in the environment. Emphasis is placed on realistically duplicating the subject rather than solely exploring artistic creativity.

Honors Anatomy for the Artist and Illustrator (ART 3338C) 4 credits
Places emphasis on observational study and rendering of the human form. Students render the skeletal system and human form, paying close attention to the ways in which bone structure, muscle tissue and clothing all work together in defining the human form.

Honors Advanced Experimental Drawing (ART 3382C) 4 credits
Prerequisites: ART 1300C and one of ART 2331C or ART 2376C, or permission of instructor
Course emphasizes active practice making drawings. Focus will be on the presentation of more sophisticated problems in drawing (format and composition), further exploring its material and conceptual possibilities, its history as an art form, and its future as an art medium. Students will choose subject matter. Instructor will set parameters of format and materials.

Honors Advanced Water-Based Media (ART 3542C) 4 credits
Students begin to investigate the various uses of water-based media pigments and paints. Students are expected to develop a consistent body of paintings.

Honors Digital E-magination (ART 3618C) 4 credits
Course is designed to transform digital images into fine art expressions. Working with a digital camera, computer software, and traditional art media, each student is encouraged to creatively explore methods used by photographers and fine artists to make exciting fine art images.

Honors Animating the Graphic Novel (ART 3646C) 4 credits
Focuses on the creative elements behind animating the visual novel. Using traditional media, digital video, photography and other technologies, students create images for their graphic novels that push the formal structure of how these visual stories are created.

Honors Environmental Art (ART 3840C) 4 credits
Provides an introduction to the expansive field of environmental art. This background is considered essential to the education of students who are concerned with art's practice in concert with the environment.

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Honors Artists and Community (ART 3841C) 4 credits
Students research and observe community outreach programs developed by artists and organizations. As a result of their observations, students then develop their own community art projects.

Honors Intermediate Study Abroad in Art (ART 3957C) 1-4 credits
Credit for enrollment in approved intermediate studio art courses in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Art and Digital Imagery (ART 4614C) 3 credits
This seminar/studio-based course examines the use of new media technology (digital media and computer graphics) to create works of art. Course content addresses not only the production of art, but also the impact of media on contemporary art.

Honors Contemporary Art, Gender, and Technology (ART 4641C) 4 credits
This seminar considers the ways artists interact with the new media digital technologies. It is a course that considers how artists, through the use of technology, investigate issues of privacy and surveillance related to new media.

Honors The Body in Art: The Figure in Context (ART 4854C) 4 credits
This seminar/studio-based course is designed to examine the representation of bodies in art.

Honors Artists and the Art World in Perspective (ART 4863C) 4 credits
A seminar/studio-based course designed to study artists’ lives, their studio practices and their relationships to the art world. This course not only considers the creation of art, but the art market, the audience, and art dealers.

Honors Directed Independent Study in Art (ART 4905C) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: ART 1300C, ART 2540C, or permission of instructor
This course exists specifically for the independently driven and curious student. The student will develop a semester-long course of study in collaboration with the instructor. Experimental approaches that address current discussion and practice in the visual arts will be emphasized. The student will work independently, meeting with the instructor on an arranged basis.

Honors Thesis Research in Art (ART 4912C) 3-4 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of advisor
In conjunction with the advisor, the student selects and evaluates materials related to his/her area of interest in art. This work prepares the student to undertake the completion of the Honors Thesis in Art. Students are required to submit a proposal, as well as a substantial annotated bibliography and sketchbook.

Honors Special Topics in Art (ART 4934C) 3-4 credits
Prerequisite: ART 1300C, ART 2540C, or permission of instructor
This course develops the student's understanding of the visual arts through focused critical study of topics in perception and visual composition. Diverse materials and processes are explored. Ideas of format, composition, subject matter, and content are also addressed. Experimental approaches that address current discussion and practice in the visual arts are emphasized.

Honors Internship in Art (ART 4947) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Students participate in projects in the visual arts on the international, national, regional, or local level to develop practical experience in the relevant disciplines, e.g., work in the National Endowment for the Arts, in local museums or galleries, with arts councils, or in schools.

Honors Advanced Study Abroad in Art (ART 4957C) 1-4 credits
Credit for enrollment in approved advanced studio art courses in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Thesis in Art (ART 4970C) 1-6 credits
Prerequisites: Permission of advisor and ART 4912C
In conjunction with the advisor, the student will complete an honors thesis in his/her area of interest in art. This work is intended to prepare the student to undertake a career in the visual arts or to pursue a master of fine art degree. Students are required to mount an exhibition of original work and to write a critical or creative complement to the works in exhibition.

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Classics

Honors Ancient Egypt (CLA 4160) 3 credits
An interdisciplinary study of ancient Egyptian culture, focusing on primary sources in literature, art, and history, mostly in translation. Begins with the pre-Dynastic Period and concludes with the end of Roman Egypt.

Honors Ancient Greece (CLA 4436) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

An interdisciplinary study of ancient Greek culture focusing on primary sources in literature, philosophy, and historiography (all in translation), as well as vase painting, sculpture, and architecture. Minoan, Mycenaean, Protogeometric, Geometric, Orientalizing, Archaic, Classical, and Late Classical periods will be covered.

Honors Classical Mythology (CLT 3370) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
An examination of classical Greek mythology from a cross-cultural perspective. Comparison and contrast of ancient myths (primarily Greek mythology, but with some attention to Near Eastern, Egyptian, Hindu, and Roman tales) and modern "urban legends" in terms of story patterns, cultural values, and reception theory.

Honors Latin 1 (LAT 1120) 4 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Intensive introductory study of Latin language with emphasis on reading, translation, grammatical analysis, and vocabulary; study of Latin literature, philosophy, and history in translation.

Honors Latin 2 (LAT 1121) 4 credits
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and LAT 1120 or equivalent
Intensive introductory study of Latin language with emphasis on reading, translation, grammatical analysis, and vocabulary; builds on knowledge and skills acquired in Latin 1 to complete the first-year language sequence; study of Latin literature, philosophy, and history in translation.

Honors Readings in Latin Literature (LNW 2560) 4 credits
Prerequisites: LAT 1120 and LAT 1121 or equivalent
A study of Roman culture through translation of Latin literature. Typically one author, e.g., Virgil, is the focus of study during the term. Review of Latin grammar and building of vocabulary is included. Latin literature is also considered in translation and in light of critical sources. The course may be repeated for credit with the study of different material.

Honors Readings in Latin Philosophy (LNW 3503) 4 credits
Prerequisites: LAT 1120 and LAT 1121 or equivalent
A study of Roman philosophy through translation of Latin texts. Typically one author, e.g., Marcus Tullius Cicero. Review of Latin grammar and building of vocabulary is included. Roman philosophy in Latin is also considered in translation and in light of critical sources. The course may be repeated for credit with the study of different material.

Composition/Rhetoric

Honors Creative Writing (CRW 3010) 3 credits
Prerequisite: ENC 1123 or equivalent
Honors Special Topics in Creative Writing (CRW 4930) 3 credits
(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Introduction to Academic Writing (ENC 1123) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

Accelerated introduction to the audiences, conventions, and purposes of academic writing. Course work includes critical reading and writing exercises with special emphasis on the analysis of argument structure and audience appeal. Research methods and documentation styles will be practiced in a final researched essay project.

Honors Research and the Writing Process (ENC 2135) 3 credits
Course enables students to develop independent research skills through access to FAU's library system as well as through access to a variety of Internet resources including daily use of an on-campus computer laboratory. Emphasis is on the student's development of the first draft of a research paper of at least 4000 words.

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Honors Professional and Technical Writing (ENC 2210) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
This class is designed to aid the beginning professional writer to master the forms, formats, and genres of business, professional, and technical communication.

Honors Advanced Exposition (ENC 3310) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Environmental Writing and Rhetoric (ENC 3362) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
This course examines significant environmental issues and texts and the ways in which these issues and texts are and have been addressed, discussed, and debated in public settings. Students will analyze diverse environmental conflicts to compare, contrast, and evaluate rhetorical tactics and strategies used by environmental organizations.

Honors Special Topics in Rhetoric and Composition (ENC 4931) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
This course addresses special topics and selected genres of rhetoric and composition. Since the content will vary, this course may be repeated for credit.

Honors Introduction to Linguistics (LIN 3010) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Honors Directed Independent Study in Linguistics (LIN 4905) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Honors Special Topics in Linguistics (LIN 4930) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: None
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)


Honors Speech and Debate (SPC 3597) 1 credit
Directed participation in forensics activities with emphasis on debate. May be repeated for credit. Grading: S/U

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French

Honors Beginning French
Language and Culture 1 (FRE 1120) 4 credits
Honors Beginning French
Language and Culture 2 (FRE 1121) 4 credits
Honors Intermediate French
Language and Culture 1 (FRE 2220) 4 credits

Prerequisite: FRE 1121 or equivalent
Grading: Regular

Honors Intermediate French Language and Culture 2 (FRE 2221) 4 credits
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors French Language and Culture Study Abroad (FRE 2957) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Credit for enrollment in approved French language and culture in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Advanced French Language and Culture 1 (FRE 3400) 4 credits
Prerequisite: FRE 2221, placement, or permission of instructor
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors French or Francophone Culture Study Abroad (FRE 3957) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Credit for enrollment in approved French or Francophone culture course in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Francophone Language and Culture (FRE 4502) 2-4 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Intensive study of aspects of French language.

Honors Special Topics in French Language Studies (FRE 4930) 2-4 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Francophone Cultures and Civilizations (FRT 2510) 3 credits
Examines the evolution of the French state and cultural identity, the creation and dissolution of the Francophone colonial empire, and the aspects of anti- and post-colonial thought and letters in French culture and Francophone cultures of Africa, the Caribbean, and Vietnam.

Honors Introduction to Francophone Literatures (FRW 3112) 3 credits
Prerequisite: FRE 3400 or permission of instructor
Introduction to the study of literatures in French from France and other Francophone countries. Detailed analysis of poetry, plays, and prose from a variety of approaches. Class conducted in French.

Honors French Literature from Epic to Montaigne (FRW 3584) 3 credits
Prerequisites: FRE 3400 and FRW 3112 or permission of instructor
Introduction to major works of the Middle Ages and Renaissance read in context of historical and social development of the period. Works may include Latin precursors, epic, troubadour and other lyric, verse and prose romances, plays, and Renaissance poetry and prose.

Honors Directed Independent Study in French (FRW 4905) 1-3 credits
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Thesis Research in French (FRW 4912) 3 credits
Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing and permission of instructor
In conjunction with the advisor, the student selects and evaluates materials related to an area of interest in French and/or Francophone literature and/or culture. This work prepares the student to write the honors thesis in French. Students are required to submit a proposal as well as a substantial annotated bibliography.

Honors French or Francophone Literature Study Abroad (FRW 4957) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of instructor
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs. Since the content will vary, this course may be repeated for credit.

Honors Thesis in French (FRW 4970) 1-6 credits
Prerequisites: Senior standing, permission of instructor, and FRW 4912
Intense reading and writing leading to an honors thesis on a topic related to a theoretical or critical aspect of French and/or Francophone literature and/or culture.

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Humanities

Honors Beginning Foreign Language and Culture 1 (FOL 1120) 4 credits
Honors Beginning Foreign Language and Culture 2 (FOL 1121) 4 credits

Grading: Regular
Prerequisites: None
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Directed Independent Study in Foreign Language (FOL 4905) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
This course offers students the option of learning any given aspect (linguistic, cultural, grammatical) of a foreign language not regularly taught at the Honors College. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Writing in the Humanities 1 (HUM 2932) 1 credit
This course studies essay formats, documentation styles, organization of material, point of view, consideration of audience, argumentative forms, diction, and grammar and mechanics, as well as the process of writing as learning in the humanities. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Humanities Study Abroad (HUM 2952) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Directed Independent Study in the Humanities (HUM 4905) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Directed independent research in interdisciplinary aspects of the humanities.
May be repeated for credit.

Honors Writing in the Humanities 2 (HUM 4932) 1 credit
Prerequisite: Junior/senior standing or permission of instructor
This course studies essay formats, documentation styles, organization of material, point of view, consideration of audience, argumentative and organizational forms necessary to advanced work in the humanities. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Internship in the Humanities (HUM 4947) 1-12 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Students will participate in projects in the humanities, international, national, or local, in order to develop practical experience in the relevant disciplines: e.g., work in National Endowment for the Humanities, local museums, art councils, schools. Grading: S/U

Honors Humanities Study Abroad (HUM 4957) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Honors College Forum (IDH 1022) 1 credit
Required for all Honors College students. Consists of lectures and presentations by noted University faculty and invited guests. The Honors Forum provides students with exposure to a wide range of disciplines and faculty scholarship. May be repeated for credit once. Grading: S/U

Honors Flagler Scholar Seminar 1 (IDH 2021) 1 credit
Prerequisite: Flagler Scholar standing
Interdisciplinary studies in education, designed to integrate the lower-level curricula of Flagler scholars into a meaningful synthesis; may be taken twice for credit, with different contents, as organizing seminar for students in the first two years of their program.

Honors Flagler Scholar Seminar 2 (IDH 4038) 1 credit
Prerequisite: Flagler Scholar standing
Interdisciplinary studies in education designed to integrate the upper-level curricula of Flagler scholars into a meaningful synthesis. May be taken twice for credit, with different contents, as organizing seminar for students in the second two years of their program.

Honors Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry Seminar
(IDS 1930, 2931, 3932,
3935, 4933) 1-3 credits
A team-taught course that engages in interdisciplinary critical inquiry connecting courses from different disciplines to explore problems from a variety of perspectives and establish connections among distinct disciplines. May be repeated for credit. IDS 3935 is a Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule) course.

Honors Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar (IDS 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Topics vary. Seminar for freshmen that takes an interdisciplinary approach to a given topic. The aim is to show how multiple disciplines and genres contribute to our understanding of the topic. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Special Topics (IDS 2930) 1-3 credits
Honors Special Topics course approaching a topic from multiple perspectives. As content may vary, course may be repeated.

Honors Interdisciplinary Study Abroad (IDS 2952) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Audubon's Nature: Scientific Illustration (IDS 3131C) 4 credits
Offers students the opportunity to observe, study, analyze, research and later visually illustrate species in their natural environment.

Honors Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 3930) 1-3 credits
An open enrollment course used to cover special subject matters not presently offered by other Honors College courses. Because content varies, course may be repeated for credit.

Honors Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry Lab Seminar (IDS 3932L) 1-3 credits
A team-taught course that engages in interdisciplinary critical inquiry and includes a lab connecting courses from different disciplines to explore problems from a variety of perspectives and establish relationships among distinct disciplines. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Latin American Religion in Transition (IDS 4114) 1 credit
A course on historical transformations in Latin American indigenous religion covering topics including colonialism, liberation theology, protestant conversion, and migration, and how religious changes affect national culture and politics.

Honors Directed Independent Study in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 4905) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Directed independent research in interdisciplinary studies of the arts and sciences.

Honors Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 4930) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Junior standing
An open enrollment course used to cover special subject matters not presently offered by other Honors College courses. Because content varies, course may be repeated for credit.

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Honors Internship in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 4947) 1-12 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
An internship experience in interdisciplinary fields such as Women's Studies, Environmental Studies, or Rhetoric/Communication. This course provides students with an opportunity to apply academic concepts beyond the university, for example, in a nonprofit, corporate, or government setting.
Grading: S/U

Honors Interdisciplinary Study Abroad (IDS 4957) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Interdisciplinary Thesis (IDS 4970) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and sufficient course work in the area of study
Honors thesis in an interdisciplinary study. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Introduction to Academic Life (SLS 1501) 1 credit
Required for first-year Honors College students. This course is designed to increase the students' success in college by assisting them in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary to reach their educational objectives. Topics include the nature of postsecondary education, time management, test-taking, communication skills, study techniques, question-asking skills, and library use.

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Literature

Honors American Literature to 1865 (AML 2010) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors American Literature: 1865-1945 (AML 2022) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
An overview of American literature from 1865 to 1945, including representative writers of the Colonial, Enlightenment, and Romantic periods. This course is writing intensive.

Honors American Literature: 1945 to Present (AML 2053) 3 credits
An overview of American literature since 1945. This course is writing intensive.

Honors American Novel to 1900 (AML 3111) 3 credits
Honors American Novel since 1900 (AML 3121) 3 credits

(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Major American Writers: 19th Century (AML 4310) 3 credits
Course examines the works of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction prose from 1800 to 1900 by major American writers. One of the course's goals is to prepare upper-level students to achieve a level of critical thinking and writing sufficient to author a senior thesis in English.

Honors African-American Literature (AML 4603) 3 credits
In this course, students explore the development of African-American literature from the 19th-century slave narratives to contemporary poetry and fiction, looking closely at themes of identity, family, and society as well as issues of language ad narrative style.

Honors Native-American Literature (AML 4640) 3 credits
Honors Special Topics in American Literature (AML 4930) 3 credits
Honors Literature and Film (ENG 4114) 3 credits

(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Directed Independent Study in English (ENG 4905) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Reading and research in advanced subjects in English. May be repeated for credit.

Honors British Literature to 1798 (ENL 2012) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Honors British Literature since 1798 (ENL 2022) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Honors Shakespeare (ENL 4333) 3 credits
Honors Special Topics in British Literature (ENL 4930) 3 credits
(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Comedy and the Devil (LIT 1051) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Course covers theological and cultural problems developed in the western literary tradition around comedy and laughter; and draws on social, economic, religious, and political discourses for its content.

Honors Freshman Seminar in Literature (LIT 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
A philosophical or historical approach to basic questions of enduring importance, emphasizing improvement of critical thinking and writing skills. May be repeated for credit.

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Honors Interpretation of Fiction (LIT 2010) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: None

Honors Interpretation of Poetry (LIT 2030) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: None

Honors Interpretation of Drama (LIT 2040) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: None
(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors World Literature 1 (LIT 2118) 3 credits
Course familiarizes students with ancient, European and non-European literary traditions. Course materials include novels, poems, plays, and oral traditions. Course investigates the nature and formation of literary canons and the relation of literature to culture, politics, economics, and history.

Honors World Literature 2 (LIT 2128) 3 credits
Course familiarizes the student with poetry, drama, narrative, and other forms of written work from a variety of world cultures, using the European period of Enlightenment as a beginning point.

Honors Medieval Cultures (LIT 3133) 3 credits
A survey of the literary and cultural history of the European Middle Ages, this course considers the social, economic, religious, and political worlds that produced the literature.

Honors Travel Literature (LIT 3306) 3 credits
Course considers travel writing and the relation of travel to literary production from the Middle Ages to the present. Course materials will include novels, poems, guide books, and newspaper travel supplements.

Honors Postmodern Literature (LIT 3361) 3 credits
An overview of postmodern literature, specifically addressing the genre's ambiguous nature through primary and secondary sources. The works may be in translation.

Honors Workshop in Dramatic Literature (LIT 3925) 1 credit
Analysis and reading aloud of literature. Emphasis on character development, articulation, rhyme and meter, and translation from written to spoken word. May be repeated for up to 4 credits.

Honors Milton and the English Revolution (LIT 4243) 3 credits
Major prose and poetry of John Milton, with special emphasis on the religious and political controversies of the middle and late 17th century.

Honors Special Topics in Comparative Literature (LIT 4930) 3 credits
(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Thesis in Literature (LIT 4970) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Students complete an honors thesis based upon original research.

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Music


Honors Chorus (MUN 1392) 1 credit
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Rehearsing and performing choral literature from the earliest notated music to the latest respected performers. Includes consideration of concurrent historical and societal events to give conversance in broad areas of music. Grading: Pass/Fail

Honors Freshman Seminar in Music (MUS 1933) 3 credits
Variable content course in music that may be repeated for credit. The course develops students' appreciation and understanding of music and enhances sensitivity to musical expression. It also develops an understanding of the social or historical contexts in which music is created.

Honors Music and Society (MUS 2670) 3 credits
Music and social change address the relation between music, society, and culture, with attention paid to social, historical, and psychological elements that affect the development of music and that are affected by its development. The course aims to provide an appreciation of music and its role in society.

Philosophy

Honors Multicultural Perspectives: Antiquity to Modernity (HUM 2210) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Provides an interdisciplinary, multicultural study of ancient civilizations and their cultural heritages.

Honors Multicultural Perspectives: Modernity to Postmodernity (HUM 2230) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Provides an interdisciplinary, multicultural study of modern civilizations and their cultural heritages.

Honors Contemporary Multicultural Studies (HUM 3320) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Studies the confluence of diverse world cultures in the Information Age, focusing on primary sources in philosophy, literature, visual arts and music. Writing intensive.

Honors Ancient Greek Philosophy (PHH 3100) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
A study of the Greek philosophers from the pre-Socratics through Plato and Aristotle. Special attention will be given to the cultural contexts in which philosophical speculation took place.

Honors Greek and Roman Philosophy (PHH 3150) 3 credits
An historic, thematic, and analytical study of primary sources in Greek and Roman philosophy from Aristotle through Boethius.

Honors Modern Philosophy 1: The Renaissance through Enlightenment
(PHH 3400) 3 credits

Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
A survey of philosophers from 1500 to 1800, with detailed study of selected primary sources.

Honors Modern Philosophy 2: The 19th Century (PHH 3442) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
A study of key developments in European philosophy in the 19th century, with detailed study of selected primary sources.

Honors Freshman Seminar in Philosophy (PHI 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Introductory consideration of selected problems in ethics, aesthetics, and theory of knowledge in light of the history and methods of philosophy, with emphasis on interdisciplinary applications of philosophical argumentation.

Honors Introduction to Logic (PHI 2101) 3 credits
An introduction to logic, methods of proof, and symbolic logic. Includes the use of language in logical arguments, deductive and inductive reasoning, and the predicate calculus.

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Honors Ways of Knowing (PHI 2361) 3 credits

Examines ways of knowing in the natural sciences, social sciences, and moral philosophy.

Honors Ethics of Social Diversity (PHI 2642) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Considers the ethical implications of differences in race, gender, religion, lifestyles, and ethnicity. Examines both philosophical discussions of liberty, equality, and community. Political debates on topics such as affirmative action, English-only initiatives, and hate speech codes.

Honors Media Philosophy (PHI 3224) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Provides an interdisciplinary analysis of new forms of communication, particularly the mass media that have emerged since the 16th century. Particular emphasis is given to the roles of print, film television, and digital media in shaping new forms of knowledge.

Honors Obligations (PHI 3644) 3 credits
Considers moral, legal, and political obligations.

Honors Ethical Theory (PHI 3670) 3 credits
Covers key concepts and arguments in moral deliberation based on an analysis of historical and contemporary readings in ethical theory. Focuses on the problems of defining the "good" and determining what "ought" to be done.

Honors Environmental Philosophy (PHI 3682) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

Examines philosophical issues raised by environmental studies. Discusses ideas of nature from the perspectives of multicultural intellectual history. Explores the ethical and practical as well as the ontological, epistemic, and cosmological dimensions of ecological thinking.

Honors Philosophy of Religion (PHI 3704) 3 credits
An historical, cross-cultural, thematic, and analytical study of primary sources in philosophy of religion.

Honors Philosophy of Literature (PHI 3882) 3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Examines the philosophical issues raised by literature and other arts. Provides historical study of literary and aesthetic theory as well as a detailed examination of selected literary texts. Critically examines the ideas of "theory" and "literature" in terms of culture and communication.

Honors Critical Theory (PHI 4804) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; PHI 3882 is recommended

Provides a challenging sequence of readings and problems in philosophical aesthetics and critical theory from the 18th century through the present.

Honors Directed Independent Study (PHI 4906) 1-4 credits
Directed independent research in philosophy.

Honors Special Topics in Philosophy (PHI 4930) 1-4 credits
(See Philosophy courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Study Abroad in Philosophy (PHI 4959) 3-6 credits
Study of philosophy either in approved study abroad programs or as research directed by an Honors College faculty member.

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Honors Thesis in Philosophy (PHI 4970) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: PHI 4912
Intensive research and writing leading to the completion of an honors thesis in philosophy in partial fulfillment of the Philosophy Concentration. May be repeated three times for credit.

Honors Human Nature (PHM 1002) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
A study of various perspectives on what it means to be human. The question is considered from traditional philosophical, religious, socio-cultural and scientific approaches. Emphasis is on the social, political and ethical implications of the views under consideration.

Honors Hegel's Political Philosophy (PHP 3502) 3 credits
A close study of Hegel's Philosophy of Right. Emphasis on bringing Hegel's political theory to bear on our own politics and practices.

Honors Seminar in Nietzsche (PHP 3522) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Includes study of Nietzsche's major works in translation as well as relevant critical texts. Learning will be pursued and evaluated in terms of critical reading, discussion, and writing based on primary and secondary sources.

Spanish

Honors Beginning Spanish Language and Culture 1 (SPN 1120) 4 credits
Honors Beginning Spanish Language and Culture 2 (SPN 1121) 4 credits
Honors Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture 1 (SPN 2220) 4 credits

Grading: Regular
Honors Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture 2 (SPN 2221) 4 credits
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Spanish Language and Culture Study Abroad (SPN 2957) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Credit for enrollment in approved Spanish language and culture in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Advanced Spanish Language and Culture 1 (SPN 3400) 4 credits
Honors Advanced Spanish Language and Culture 2 (SPN 3401) 4 credits

Prerequisite: SPN 3400 or equivalent
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Directed Independent Study in Spanish Language and Culture
(SPN 4905) 1-3 credits

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
May be repeated for credit.

Honors Special Topics in Spanish Language and Culture (SPN 4930) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: SPN 3400 or equivalent
Honors Advanced Spanish Language and Culture Study Abroad (SPN 4957) 1-4 credits

Prerequisite: Appropriate lower-division Spanish and/or permission of instructor
Honors Hispanic Culture and Civilization (SPT 2530) 3 credits
Honors Introduction to Hispanic Literature (SPW 3030) 3 credits

(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Spanish Literature: From the Jarchas to Calderón (SPW 3104) 3 credits
Prerequisites: SPN 3400 and SPW 3030, or permission of instructor
Spanish literature survey course from the Medieval period (Jarchas) to the Baroque period (Calderón).

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Honors Latin American Literature: Modernism to Post Boom (SPW 3134) 3 credits
Prerequisites: SPN 3400 and SPW 3030 or permission of instructor
Survey course offering an overview of Latin American literature from the "modernista" works to the present.

Honors Latin American Literature: Pre-Columbian and Colonial (SPW 3136) 3 credits
Prerequisites: SPN 3400 and SPW 3030 or permission of instructor
An overview of the pre-Columbian and Colonial literary production of Spanish-speaking Latin American countries.

Honors Spanish Literature: Enlightenment to the 20th Century (SPW 3584) 3 credits

Prerequisite: SPW 3030 or permission of instructor
This course familiarizes the student with the Spanish literature produced from the 18th century to the 20th century. The student will become familiar with the most significant authors of this period, its themes, its recurrent literary forms, and the critical problems associated with them.

Honors Spanish Golden Age Literature (SPW 4421) 3 credits
Prerequisite: SPW 3030 or permission of instructor
In-depth exploration of the literature of the Spanish Golden Age.

Honors New Literature of the Spanish Caribbean (SPW 4492) 3 credits
Prerequisite: SPW 3030 or permission of instructor
Course examines the most recent fiction of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean to explore issues of race, gender, and sexual orientation, classes, religions, ecology, and politics.

Honors Directed Independent Study in Spanish or Latin American Literature
(SPW 4905) 1-3 credits

Prerequisite: SPW 3030 or permission of instructor
Reading and research in advanced subjects in Spanish or Latin American literature. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Thesis Research in Spanish (SPW 4912) 3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of advisor
In conjunction with the advisor, the student selects and evaluates materials related to an area of interest within peninsular and/or Latin American literature and/or culture. This work prepares the student to write the honors thesis in Spanish. Students are required to submit a proposal, as well as a substantial annotated bibliography.

Honors Special Topics in Spanish or Latin American Literature (SPW 4930) 1-3 credits
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Spanish or Latin American Literature Study Abroad (SPW 4957) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of instructor
Credit for enrollment in Peninsular or Latin American literature courses in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Thesis in Spanish (SPW 4970) 1-6 credits
Prerequisites: SPW 4912 and permission of instructor
Intense reading and writing leading to completion of an honors thesis on a topic related to a theoretical or critical aspect of Peninsular or Latin American literature and/or culture.

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Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Components of this Division: Biology, Chemistry, Interdisciplinary Science and Mathematics, Mathematics, and Physics.

Biology

Honors Introduction to Plant Biology (BOT 3015) 3 credits
Prerequisite: 8 credits of biology or permission of instructor; Corequisite: BOT 3015L
The primary objective of this course is to introduce students to plant anatomy, physiology, diversity, ecology, and evolution.

Honors Introduction to Plant Biology Lab (BOT 3015L) 1 credit
Prerequisite: 8 credits of biology or permission of instructor; Corequisite: BOT 3015
Introduces students to the various ecosystems of South Florida and helps them make qualitative and quantitative assessments of these areas. Students examine the following ecosystems: tropical hardwood hammocks, coastal dunes, mangrove wetlands, and freshwater cypress swamps.

Honors Life Science (BSC 1005) 2 credits
Honors Life Science Lab (BSC 1005L) 1 credit
Honors Biological Principles (BSC 1010) 3 credits
Honors Biological Principles Lab (BSC 1010L) 1 credit
Honors Biodiversity (BSC 1011) 3 credits
Honors Biodiversity Lab (BSC 1011L) 1 credit

(See Biological Sciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Freshman Seminar in Biology (BSC 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Special topics course for freshmen in which the approach is generally philosophical and/or historical, focusing on basic questions and issues of enduring importance related to the topic. The course emphasizes improvement of students' critical thinking and writing skills.

Honors Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology (BSC 2084) 3 credits
Prerequisite: 8 credits of introductory biology; Corequisite: BSC 2084L
A one-semester course that presents, in a comprehensive manner, the structure and function of the human body. Topics include skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, and urinary systems. This course is designed for students interested in the health sciences.

Honors Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab (BSC 2084L) 1 credit
Prerequisite: 8 credits of introductory biology; Corequisite: BSC 2084
A one-semester lab that presents, in a comprehensive manner, the structure and function of the human body. Topics include skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, and urinary systems. This course is designed for students interested in the health sciences.

Honors Anatomy and Physiology 2 (BSC 2086) 3 credits
Prerequisites: BSC 1010, 1010L, 1011, and 1011L; Corequisite: BSC 2086L
Honors Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab (BSC 2086L) 1 credit
Corequisite: BSC 2086
(See Biological Sciences courses, College of Science section)

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Honors Fluorescence Microscopy Lab (BSC 4402L) 1 credit
Prerequisite: BSC 1010
An introduction to the major techniques of fluorescent staining and analysis using the fluorescence microscope. Students will learn to stain fixed and living cells and observe structures within the cell as well as to devise a research scheme to determine the identity of an unknown cell line.

Honors Biotechnology 1 Lab (BSC 4403L) 2 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Honors Directed Independent Study in Biology (BSC 4905) 1-3 credits
Grading: S/U
(See Biological Sciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Research in Biology (BSC 4915) 1-6 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Students conduct research in preparation for an honors thesis in biology.

Honors Special Topics in Biology (BSC 4930) 1-3 credits
(See Biological Sciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Thesis in Biology (BSC 4970) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: BSC 4915 and permission of instructor
Students complete an honors thesis based upon original research.

Honors General Microbiology (MCB 3020) 3 credits
Prerequisites: 8 credits of general biology; 4 credits of general chemistry
Corequisites: CHM 2046 and 2046L; MCB 3020L

This course surveys the fundamentals of microbiology, including classification of microbial types, microbe-host interactions, microbes in disease, and applied and environmental microbiology.

Honors General Microbiology Lab (MCB 3020L) 1 credit
Corequisite: MCB 3020
The application of fundamental techniques in the isolation, cultivation, and identification of microorganisms.

Honors Survey of Marine Biology (OCB 2000) 3 credits
A survey of life in the sea and the relationships between marine organisms and their environment.

Honors Marine Biology and Oceanography (OCB 3012) 3 credits
Prerequisites: BSC 1010 and 1011 or permission of instructor; Corequisite: OCB 3012L
Discussions of major concepts of modern marine biology with emphasis on life in subtropical and tropical seas.

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Honors Marine Biology and Oceanography Lab (OCB 3012L) 1 credit
Corequisite: OCB 3012
Laboratories, including field studies and field trips of the varied marine habitats of southern Florida.

Honors Introduction to Oceanography (OCE 2001) 3 credits
(See Ocean Engineering courses, College of Engineering and Computer Science section)

Honors Genetics (PCB 3063) 4 credits
(See Biological Sciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Tropical Rainforest (PCB 3351) 3 credits
Prerequisite: BSC 1101 or permission of instructor
An introduction to ecology, evolution, biodiversity, and environmental science in the tropical rainforest. This course will prepare students for field work in the tropics.

Honors Tropical Rainforest Field Lab (PCB 3351L) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PCB 3351 or permission of instructor
An immersion into the biology of a New World tropical rainforest and an introduction to field research in ecology, evolution, biodiversity, and environmental science.

Honors Issues in Human Ecology (PCB 3352) 3 credits
(See Biological Sciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Animal Behavior (PCB 3411) 3 credits
Prerequisites: 8 credits of introductory biology and 3 credits of ecology
A one-semester, advanced-level course that surveys modern approaches to the study of animal behavior, emphasizing the integration of ecological, evolutionary, ethological, and physiological approaches.

Honors Molecular Cell Biology (PCB 4024) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PCB 3063; Corequisite: BCH 3033
An in-depth analysis of the organization and function of cells.

Honors Principles of Ecology (PCB 4043) 3 credits
Prerequisite: 8 credits of general biology
(See Biological Sciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Cell Biology (PCB 4102) 4 credits
Prerequisites: BSC 1010, PCB 3063
An examination of the structure and function of major classes of molecules found within a call. Examining the cytoskeleton, endomembrane system and cell signaling pathways permits students to learn how these diverse systems interact to form a functional cell.

Honors Biology of Cancer (PCB 4234) 3 credits
Prerequisites: BSC 1010, PCB 3063, PCB 4102
Course explores the biology of cancer using molecular information-genetics and cell biology-to understand the fundamental ways in which cancer can occur, spread, and be treated.

Honors Developmental Biology (PCB 4253) 3 credits
Prerequisites: BSC 1010, PCB 3063
Developmental biology is the branch of biology that examines the development of an organism from a single cell to an adult organism. Emphasis on the molecular pathways that drive development and the model organisms used to research these pathways.

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Honors Behavioral Ecology (PCB 4414) 4 credits
Prerequisite: PCB 3063 or permission of instructor
Behavioral adaptations of organisms to their ecological settings and their significance as evolutionary responses to processes guided by natural selection.

Honors Evolution (PCB 4673) 3 credits
Prerequisites: PCB 3063 and BCH 3033 or permission of instructor
An in-depth examination of the mechanisms that operate in the evolutionary process.

Honors Vertebrate Zoology (ZOO 2303) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Honors Vertebrate Zoology Lab (ZOO 2303L) 1 credit
(See Biological Sciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Coral Reef Ecology (ZOO 4556) 3 credits
Prerequisites: BSC 1010, BSC 1011
Explores both the physical and biological aspects of coral reef ecosystems, including associated seagrass and mangrove habitats. Lectures and field trips are used to cover the ecologically relevant aspects of coral reef systems.

Chemistry

Honors Biochemistry (BCH 3033) 3 credits
Prerequisites: CHM 2210 and 2211; Corequisite: BCH 3033L
An introduction to biochemistry taught for honors students. Course examines the structure of proteins and enzymes, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids.

Honors Biochemistry Lab (BCH 3033L) 1 credit
Prerequisite: CHM 2211; Corequisite: BCH 3033
Focuses on standard biochemical laboratory techniques of isolation of proteins, purification, and separation of proteins.

Honors Contemporary Chemical Issues (CHM 1020C) 3 credits
Honors Introductory Chemistry (CHM 1025) 3 credits
Honors General Chemistry 1 (CHM 2045) 3 credits
Honors General Chemistry 1 Lab (CHM 2045L) 1 credit
Honors General Chemistry 2 (CHM 2046) 3 credits
Honors General Chemistry 2 Lab (CHM 2046L) 1 credit

(See Chemistry and Biochemistry courses, College of Science section)

Honors Organic Chemistry 1 Lab (CHM 2204L) 1 credit
Prerequisites: CHM 2046, 2046L; Corequisite: CHM 2210
An introduction to organic chemistry lab. Course covers basic organic chemistry techniques such as thin layer chromatography, extraction, recrystallization, melting point and distillation as well as an introduction to molecular modeling. Concepts covered in CHM 2210 will be further covered in this laboratory.

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Honors Organic Chemistry 2 Lab (CHM 2205L) 1 credit
Prerequisite: CHM 2204L; Corequisite: CHM 2211
This course covers application of basic organic chemistry techniques learned in CHM 2204L, chemistry of functional groups, and additional topics such as spectroscopy.

Honors Organic Chemistry 1 (CHM 2210) 3 credits
Corequisite: CHM 2204L
Honors Organic Chemistry 2 (CHM 2211) 3 credits
Corequisite: CHM 2205L
(See Chemistry and Biochemistry courses, College of Science section)

Honors Environmental Chemistry (CHM 3085) 3 credits
Prerequisites: CHM 2045, CHM 2046
The chemistry of the environment. Includes processes in the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and geosphere, and their interactions. Selected emphasis on the physical processes that distribute materials through the environment. Topics include ozone, smog, greenhouse gases, global warming, energy, pE/pH, gas laws, redox cycling of elements, organic matter, chemistry of drinking and waste waters, biocides, and green chemistry.


Honors Environmental Chemistry Lab (CHM 3085L) 3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Course focuses on the analysis of environmental samples, including water, wastewater, air and solids. Basic and advanced analytical techniques and quality control in an environmental laboratory are introduced through experiments and group projects.

Quantitative Analysis (CHM 3121) 3 credits
Prerequisite: CHM 2045, 2045L, 2046, 2046L; Corequisite: CHM 3121L
Principles of analysis; gravimetric, volumetric and instrumental methods.

Honors Quantitative Analysis Lab (CHM 3121L) 1 credit
Prerequisite: CHM 2045, 2045L, 2046, 2046L; Corequisite: CHM 3121
Experiments in volumetric, gravimetric, and instrumental methods of analysis.

Honors Chemistry of Medicinal and Natural Products (CHM 3292) 3 credits
Prerequisite: CHM 2211 or permission of instructor
Study of natural products whose molecules are synthesized by living organisms and that consequently are of interest as possible pharmaceuticals themselves or lead to compounds for the development of new pharmaceuticals. Uses and abuses of natural products and their derivatives will be explored.

Honors Introduction to Physical Chemistry (CHM 3400) 3 credits
Prerequisites: 8 credits of general chemistry and 4 credits each of physics and calculus
Honors Inorganic Chemistry (CHM 3609) 3 credits
Prerequisites: CHM 2045, CHM 2046; Corequisite: CHM 3609L
Honors Inorganic Chemistry Lab (CHM 3609L) 1 credit
Prerequisites: CHM 2045, CHM 2046; Corequisite: CHM 3609
(See Chemistry and Biochemistry courses, College of Science section)

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Honors Instrumental Methods of Analysis (CHM 4135) 3 credits
Prerequisites: CHM 2045, 2045L, 2046, 2046L; Corequisite: CHM 4135L
Introduction to the principles of instrumental chemical analysis. Topics covered will include a variety of atomic and molecular spectroscopic methods, electroanalytical methods, and chemical separation methods.

Honors Instrumental Methods of Analysis Lab (CHM 4135L) 1 credit
Prerequisites: CHM 2045, 2045L, 2046, 2046L; Corequisite: CHM 4135

Introduction of several instrumental methods for chemical analysis.

Honors Spectroscopy (CHM 4231) 3 credits
Prerequisites: CHM 2045, CHM 2046, MAC 2312, and PHY 2048 with grades of "C" or better
Spectroscopy deals with the interaction of radiation with matter and provides answers to many structural and analytical questions in chemistry, biology, and many other sciences. In this course, students learn spectroscopic techniques, spectral analysis, and group theory.

Honors Quantum Chemistry (CHM 4473) 3 credits
Prerequisites: CHM 2045, 2046, MAC 2312, PHY 2048
Course explores the branch of physical chemistry that is concerned with the properties of atoms and molecules and examines the nature of the chemical bond.

Honors Directed Independent Study in Chemistry (CHM 4905) 1-4 credits
(See Chemistry and Biochemistry courses, College of Science section)

Honors Research in Chemistry (CHM 4912) 1-6 credits
Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission of instructor
Students participate in an original research project.

Honors Research and Writing in Chemistry (CHM 4914) 3-6 credits

Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Junior standing and permission of instructor
Introduces students to scientific methodologies and communication. Students learn how to collect data and keep laboratory notebooks, prepare a poster and give a presentation. Students conduct research, keep comprehensive records, write and revise monthly reports and submit a final report.

Honors Special Topics in Chemistry (CHM 4933) 1-4 credits
(See Chemistry and Biochemistry courses, College of Science section)

Honors Thesis in Chemistry (CHM 4970) 3 credit
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of instructor
Students complete an honors thesis based upon original research.

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Interdisciplinary Science and Mathematics

Honors Scientific Writing 1 (ISC 2932) 1 credit
This class covers the essentials of scientific writing in theory and in practice.

Honors Sciences and Mathematics Study Abroad (ISC 2952) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Interdisciplinary Science and Mathematics Seminar (ISC 3933) 1 credit
Prerequisite: Junior standing
An interdisciplinary seminar designed primarily for students concentrating in science and math, this course is open to both juniors and seniors. It provides preparation for developing a senior thesis proposal. Students should enroll for this course in the year prior to the academic year that they will begin their thesis.

Honors Special Topics in Science and Mathematics (ISC 4930) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Junior standing
Juniors and seniors in science and mathematics will present seminars based upon literature and laboratory research.

Honors Scientific Writing 2 (ISC 4932) 1 credit
Prerequisite: ISC 2932 or permission of instructor
This class covers advanced issues in scientific writing in theory and practice.

Honors Interdisciplinary Science and Mathematics Seminar (ISC 4933) 1 credit
Prerequisite: Junior standing
Juniors and seniors in science and mathematics present seminars based upon literature and laboratory research.

Honors Internship in Science and Mathematics (ISC 4947) 1-12 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Provides students with an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in science and mathematics beyond the university, for example, in a government or corporate setting. It contributes to the mission of the Honors College by encouraging students to explore interdisciplinary connections in their work and to discuss these in a detailed essay. Grading: S/U

Honors Sciences and Mathematics Study Abroad (ISC 4957) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs.

Mathematics

Honors Foundations of Programming (COP 2000) 3 credits
An introduction to the fundamentals of modern computer programming with emphasis on visual design, problem solving, coding style, and structured programming. Topics include decision and repetition statements, data types and arrays, procedures, event-driven programming, and testing and debugging. Optional topics: graphics, Web page programming, objects and classes, and files and databases.

Honors Introduction to Programming in C (COP 2220) 3 credits
(See Computer Science and Computer Engineering courses, College of Engineering and Computer Science section)

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Honors Topics in Computer Programming (COP 2930) 3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Special current topics in introductory-level computer programming, such as (but not restricted to) Web programming, script programming, database programming, modeling, and specialized software tools. Since the content will vary, the course may be repeated for credit.

Honors Advanced Programming (COP 3012) 3 credits
Prerequisite: COP 2220 or COP 2000 ("C" or better)
The second-semester course advances students' basic programming skills with emphasis on user interface design, problem solving, and coding style in an object-oriented language, such as C++ or Java. Topics include abstract data types and structures, recursion, special algorithms, objects, classes and events, and testing and debugging. Optional topics: graphics, web page programming, and databases.

Honors Self-Paced C++ Programming (COP 3229) 1 credit
Prerequisite: COP 2220 or permission of instructor
This is a self-paced course designed to teach the fundamentals of the C++ language and object-oriented programming to students who already have some programming experience.

Honors Self-Paced Java Programming (COP 3254) 1 credit
Prerequisite: COP 2220 or permission of instructor
This is a self-paced course designed to teach the fundamentals of the Java language and object-oriented programming to students who already have some programming experience. The course will cover both stand-alone applications and Web-based applets. Grading: Pass/Fail

Honors Topics in Computer Science (COT 4930) 3 credits
(See Computer Science and Computer Engineering courses, College of Engineering and Computer Science section)

Honors Modern Analysis (MAA 4200) 3 credits
Prerequisite: MAC 2313
(See Mathematics courses, College of Science section)

Honors Modern Analysis 2 (MAA 4202) 3 credits
Prerequisite: MAA 4200 with minimum grade of "C"
Rigorous development of the key concepts and theorems of integral calculus. Topics include the Riemann integral and its properties, a restatement of the key concepts of the real analysis in the context of metric spaces and function spaces and an introduction to measure theory and the Lebesgue integral.

Honors Introductory Complex Analysis (MAA 4402) 3 credits
Honors Precalculus Algebra and Trigonometry (MAC 1147) 4-5 credits

Gordon Rule, computational
Honors Calculus with Analytic Geometry 1 (MAC 2311) 4 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Prerequisite: MAC 1147 or placement

Honors Calculus with Analytic Geometry 2 (MAC 2312) 4 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Honors Calculus with Analytic Geometry 3 (MAC 2313) 4 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Honors Discrete Mathematics (MAD 2104) 3 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Prerequisite: MAC 1105 or permission of instructor
Honors Differential Equations (MAP 2302) 3 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Prerequisites: (MAC 2311 or MAC 2281) and (MAC 2312 or MAC 2282)

Honors Matrix Theory (MAS 2103) 3 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Prerequisite: MAC 2311 or MAC 2281 or placement

Honors Introduction to Number Theory (MAS 3203) 3 credits
Prerequisite: MAC 2312 or MAC 2282
Honors Modern Algebra (MAS 4301) 3 credits
Prerequisite: MAS 2103
(See Mathematics courses, College of Science section)

Honors Modern Algebra 2 (MAS 4302) 3 credits
Prerequisite: MAS 4301 with minimum grade of "C"
A continuation of Honors Modern Algebra, MAS 4301. Covers basic structures of abstract algebra, such as groups, rings and ideals, fields, polynomials and factorization and the classical Galois theory of fields and equations.

Honors Topics in Mathematics (MAT 1932) 3 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Prerequisite: Intermediate algebra or equivalent
; Corequisite: None
(See Mathematics courses, College of Science section)

Honors Freshman Seminar in Mathematics (MAT 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Special topics course for freshmen in which the approach is generally philosophical and/or historical, focusing on basic questions and issues of enduring importance to the topic.

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Honors Directed Independent Study in Mathematics (MAT 4906) 1-4 credits
Honors Special Topics in Mathematics (MAT 4930) 1-4 credits

(See Mathematics courses, College of Science section)

Honors Thesis in Mathematics (MAT 4971) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of instructor
Students complete an honors thesis in mathematics.

Honors Mathematics for Liberal Arts (MGF 1107) 3 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra or equivalent

(See Mathematics courses, College of Science section)

Honors General Topology (MTG 4302) 3 credits
Prerequisite: MAS 4301 (may be taken concurrently)
Introduces the fundamentals of point-set topology and topological spaces, essential material for any student who wishes to study topology or analysis at the graduate level.

Honors Introductory Statistics (STA 2023) 3 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Prerequisite: College Algebra

(See Mathematics courses, College of Science section)

Honors Intermediate Statistics (STA 3164) 3 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Prerequisite: STA 2023

Large-sample estimation and tests of hypotheses, t-tests, chi-square tests, one-way ANOVA, linear and multiple regression, correlation, and experimental designs. Laboratory includes use of statistical software to organize, describe, present, and analyze data.

Physics

Honors Introduction to Astronomy (AST 2002) 3 credits
Grading: Regular
(See Physics courses, College of Science section)

Honors Introduction to Astronomy Lab (AST 2002L) 1 credit
Corequisite: AST 2002
Measurement and observational techniques to accompany AST 2002. Hands-on exposure to astronomy concepts. Some day and night observing.

Honors Topics in Physics (PHY 1931) 3 credits
(See Physics courses, College of Science section)

Honors Conceptual Physics (PHY 2020) 3 credits
Introduction to classical and modern physics for non-science majors. Significant emphasis is placed on scientific reasoning and the history and evolution of physics.

Honors General Physics 1 (PHY 2048) 4 credits
Honors General Physics 1 Lab (PHY 2048L) 1 credit

Corequisite: PHY 2048
Honors General Physics 2 (PHY 2049) 4 credits
Honors General Physics 2 Lab (PHY 2049L) 1 credit

Corequisite: PHY 2049
(See Physics courses, College of Science section)

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Honors Introduction to Modern Physics (PHY 3101) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PHY 2049
Experimental foundations of quantum physics; optical and X-ray spectra, interaction and duality of particles and radiation; vector model of the atom, exclusion principle, periodic table of elements; molecular structure, electrical properties of metals and semiconductors; elementary nuclear and particle physics.

Honors Intermediate Mechanics (PHY 3221) 4 credits
Prerequisite: PHY 2049
Vector algebra; particle dynamics, Newton's law of gravitation, Kepler's laws; systems of particles, conservation laws; introduction to generalized mechanics, Lagrangian mechanics; tensor algebra; rigid body motion.

Honors Thermal Physics (PHY 3513) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PHY 2049 or equivalent; Corequisite: MAC 2313 or permission
Treatment of classical thermodynamics, including fundamental postulates, entropy, equations of state, thermodynamic equilibrium and potentials, Maxwell relations, and phase transitions.

Honors Electricity and Magnetism (PHY 4320) 4 credits
Prerequisites: PHY 2049 and MAC 2313
Introduction to classical electrodynamics, including vector calculus, electrostatics, magnetostatics, Maxwell's equations, and electromagnetic radiation.

Honors Statistical Physics (PHY 4523) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PHY 2049 or equivalent
Review of classical thermodynamics; ideal gas kinetic theory; Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution; the partition function; Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac distributions; ensembles, fluctuations and irreversible processes.

Honors Introductory Quantum Physics (PHY 4602) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PHY 2049 or equivalent
An introduction to quantum physics with emphasis on one-dimensional problems, wave-particle duality, the Schrodinger equation, measurement, and the formalism and interpretation of quantum theory.

Honors Directed Independent Study in Physics (PHY 4905) 1-3 credits
Honors Special Topics in Physics (PHY 4936) 1-4 credits

Prerequisites: PHY 3221 and PHY 3323
(See Physics courses, College of Science section)

Honors Thesis in Physics (PHY 4970) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Independent research leading to the completion of an honors thesis in physics.

Honors Introduction to Relativity (PHZ 3601) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PHY 2049 or equivalent
An introduction to special and general relativity.

Honors Physical Science (PSC 2121) 3 credits
(See Physics courses, College of Science section)

Honors Energy and the Environment (PSC 2512C) 4 credits
A laboratory-based course introducing the physical principles underlying energy production and use and its effect on the environment.

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Division of Social Sciences
Components of this Division: American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Psychology, and Women's Studies/Sociology.

American Studies

Honors U.S. History to 1877 (AMH 2010) 3 credits
Honors U.S. History since 1877 (AMH 2020) 3 credits
Honors American Environmental History (AMH 3630) 3 credits

(See History courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Special Topics in American History AMH 4932) 3 credits
Honors Thesis in American History (AMH 4970) 1-5 credits

(See History courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors American Literature to 1865 (AML 2010) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors American Literature: 1865-1945 (AML 2022) 3 credits
Honors American Literature: 1945 to Present (AML 2053) 3 credits

(See Literature courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors American Novel to 1900 (AML 3111) 3 credits
Honors American Novel since 1900 (AML 3121) 3 credits

(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Major American Writers: 19th Century (AML 4310) 3 credits
Honors African-American Literature (AML 4603) 3 credits

(See Literature courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Native-American Literature (AML 4640) 3 credits
Honors Special Topics (AML 4930) 3 credits

(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Colloquium in American Studies (AMS 3003) 3 credits
Honors Violence in the United States (AMS 4332) 3 credits
Honors Consumerism in the United States (AMS 4333) 3 credits
Honors Special Topics in American Studies (AMS 4930) 3 credits
Honors Thesis in American Studies (AMS 4970) 1-5 credits

(See History courses, this Division, Honors College)

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Honors Literature and Film (ENG 4114) 3 credits
(See English courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Contemporary Multicultural Studies (HUM 3320) 3 credits
(See Philosophy courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 3930) 1-3 credits
Honors Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 4930) 3 credits
Honors Interdisciplinary Thesis (IDS 4970) 6 credits

(See Interdisciplinary Studies courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Ethics of Social Diversity (PHI 2642) 3 credits
(See Philosophy courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Government of the U.S. (POS 2041) 3 credits
(See Political Science courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Law and American Society (POS 3691) 3 credits
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors the U.S. Presidency (POS 4414) 3 credits
Honors the U.S. Congress (POS 4423) 3 credits

(See Political Science courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Constitutional Law 1 (POS 4603) 3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Honors Constitutional Law 2 (POS 4604) 3 credits

Prerequisite: None
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors American Legal Development (POS 4685) 3 credits
(See Political Science courses, this Division, Honors College)

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Anthropology

Honors Freshman Seminar in Anthropology (ANT 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Special topics will focus on the basic philosophical and/or historical questions and issues regarding culture and humankind. Critical thinking and writing skills are emphasized.

Honors Introduction to Anthropology (ANT 2000) 3 credits
(See Anthropology courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion (ANT 2240) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Students learn anthropological approaches to religion, specifically to topics such as religious specialists, healing, new religions, millenarian movements, and religious change. The goal of the course is to give students an understanding of anthropological perspectives on the role of religion in human life.


Honors Culture and Society (ANT 2410) 3 credits

Examines the human condition cross-culturally, how different societies define and deal with birth, sexuality, marriage, illness, healing, aging and death. Examines the interaction of local cultures and global transformation, including analysis of current issues, such as transnational migration, global markets, nationalism, etc.

Honors Peoples Around the World (ANT 3212) 3 credits
(See Anthropology courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Peoples of Latin America (ANT 3332) 3 credits
Course examines the anthropology of modern-day cultures of Latin America.

Honors How Cultures Remember (ANT 3404) 3 credits
Readings on the relationship between history and anthropology and historical consciousness in different cultures.

Honors Andean Cultural Studies (ANT 4166) 3-6 credits
As part of the FAU Study Abroad Program in Ecuador, this course includes lectures on Andean culture and history as well as hands-on learning projects in Ecuador, including visits to museums and archaeological sites, and homestays in indigenous villages.

Honors Ritual and Symbolism (ANT 4241) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Readings, discussion and papers on anthropological analyses of ritual, symbolism and related topics.

Honors Anthropology of the Andes (ANT 4331) 3 credits
Anthropological approaches to the study of Andean cultures, including ecological, structuralist, symbolic, Marxist, feminist, critical, and post-modern anthropological and ethnohistorical analyses.

Honors Himalayan Cultures (ANT 4368) 3 credits
This course helps students develop an understanding of the Himalayan cultures of South Asia. The course lectures, discussions, and assignments convey a thorough understanding of the geo-ecology, history, cultural diversity, and contemporary issues of the region.

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Honors Theory in Cultural Anthropology (ANT 4417) 3 credits
Course reviews the history of anthropological theory and situate it within the social sciences. The course covers structural-functionalist, symbolic-interpretive, feminist, Marxist, and post-modern approaches to anthropology.

Honors Development Debate in South Asia (ANT 4474) 3 credits
This course addresses development from an anthropological perspective, as an international issue with culturally specific locales. Topics covered include development strategies in the fields of education, economics, technology, and environmental studies. These are discussed in relation to case studies gathered from development projects throughout South Asia.

Honors Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology (ANT 4495) 3 credits
(See Anthropology courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Special Topics in Anthropology (ANT 4930) 3 credits
Examines ways by which historical events become cultural practice and the means of transmitting, reproducing, and recreating historical knowledge. Examines myths, oral narratives, ritual, symbolism, and written texts. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Internship in Anthropology (ANT 4947) 3 credits
Prerequisite: ANT 2410
Credit for work performed in approved internship opportunities related to anthropology. May be repeated for credit. Grading: S/U

Honors Study Abroad in Anthropology (ANT 4959) 3-16 credits
Prerequisite: ANT 2410
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs related to anthropology.

Honors Thesis in Anthropology (ANT 4970) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor
Honors thesis in anthropology based on significant research. May be combined with other disciplines.

Asian Studies

Honors Freshman Seminar in Asian Studies (ASN 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Variable topic course designed to introduce freshmen to Asian studies through exploration of specific topics. Emphasis on writing, critical thinking, and interdisciplinary approaches to Asian studies.

Honors Introduction to Asian Studies (ASN 3006) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Introductory survey of Asian history and cultures; may include peoples of East, Central, South, and Southeast Asia. The course is interdisciplinary, including perspectives from the humanities and the social sciences.

Honors Directed Asian Studies (ASN 4905) 3 credits
Interdisciplinary, individualized area studies in East, Southeast, Central or South Asia; course materials are selected to create specific areas of focus commensurate with student's needs, instructor's interest, and curriculum design. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Special Topics in Asian Studies (ASN 4930) 3 credits
Prerequisite: ASN 3006 or permission of instructor
Interdisciplinary area studies in East, Southeast, Central or South Asia; course materials are selected to create specific areas of focus commensurate with instructor's interest. Since the content may vary, this course may be repeated for credit.

Honors Asian Humanities (HUM 3401) 3 credits
Interdisciplinary area studies in the cultures of East, Southeast, Central, or South Asia; specific areas of Asian studies focused on in a given term will be chosen commensurate with instructor's interest and curriculum design.

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Economics

Honors Freshman Seminar in Economics (ECO 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
A philosophical or historical approach to basic questions of enduring importance, emphasizing improvement of critical thinking and writing skills.

Honors Macroeconomic Principles (ECO 2013) 3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Honors Microeconomic Principles (ECO 2023) 3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Honors Intermediate Microeconomics (ECO 3101) 3 credits
Prerequisites: ECO 2013 and ECO 2023, or permission of instructor
Honors Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECO 3203) 3 credits
Prerequisites: ECO 2013 and ECO 2023, or permission of instructor
(See Economics courses, College of Business section)

Honors History of Economic Thought (ECO 3303) 3 credits
The course surveys the history of economic thought, focusing on key theorists and ideas with significant impact on economic theory. The course is discussion-based and contributes to the Honors College curriculum by providing a historical context for understanding economics. It helps students develop analytic and writing skills.

Honors Mathematical Economics: Advanced Microeconomics (ECO 4108) 1 credit
Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing
Course examines the mathematical derivations of microeconomic theory at an advanced level. It surveys some of the main results in microeconomics and provides students with the methodology that contemporary economists use when studying problems related to the behavior of individual agents (e.g. consumers, firms, and investors) and their interaction through markets and other social institutions. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Industrial Organization and Game Theory (ECO 4400) 3 credits
Prerequisite: ECO 2023 or permission of instructor
This course introduces students to the analysis of the behavior of firms under different market structures-competitive, monopolistic, and oligopolistic. The coverage also includes such topics as introduction to game theory, strategic behavior of firms, price discrimination, information, and patents and technological change.

Honors Econometrics: Applied Regression Analysis (ECO 4412) 3 credits
Prerequisite: STA 2023 or permission of instructor
This course considers a set of statistical tools and their application to a wide range of empirical problems in various fields, including economics, political science, finance, sociology, environmental studies, medicine, and more.

Honors Public Finance and Public Policy (ECO 4531) 3 credits
Prerequisite: ECO 2023
Class uses microeconomic tools to model the government's resource decisions. Topics includes models of government expenditures and revenue (taxation), standards for market efficiency and failure, welfare economics, and federalism. The course also includes analysis of topical issues, such as programs for the poor and social security.

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Honors Modern Political Economy (ECO 4532) 3 credits
Prerequisite: ECO 2023
This course gives students an introduction to the issues and analysis of modern political economy. Unlike most other courses in economics or public policy, however, this course is less about the policies themselves and more about developing models to explain how and why a given policy is adopted. In other words, the course explores economic models of politics.

Honors Directed Independent Study in Economics (ECO 4906) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Independent directed readings in economics.

Honors Special Topics in Economics (ECO 4932) 3 credits
Content will vary. Course may be repeated for credit.

Honors Thesis in Economics (ECO 4970) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Independent research leading to the completion of an honors thesis in economics.

Honors Controversies in the Global Economy (ECP 1001) 3 credits
Course consists of a series of modules, each focusing on a contemporary controversy in the global economy. Students study the root causes and consequences of these controversies, especially as they involve economic theory and policy.

Honors Law and Economics (ECP 3451) 3 credits
Exploration of economic approaches to the law. Application of economic theories to issues arising in areas of law, such as contracts, tort, criminal law, and property law.

Honors Environmental Economics (ECP 4302) 3 credits
Prerequisites: ECO 2013 and ECO 2023, or permission of instructor
Honors International Economic Development (ECS 3013) 3 credits
Prerequisites: ECO 2013 and ECO 2023, or permission of instructor
(See Economics courses, College of Business section)

Honors Introduction to Saving, Investment, and Financial Markets (FIN 3105) 3 credits
This course covers basic investment concepts, methods, and techniques. It explores the relationship between financial markets and the underlying decisions of individuals affecting those markets. It also focuses on the role various institutions play in these markets. Students gain an understanding of how to value and manage investments.

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Environmental Studies

Honors Freshman Seminar in Environmental Studies (EVR 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Special topics interdisciplinary environmental studies seminar for first-year students. The course focuses on basic questions of enduring importance related to the topic and emphasizes critical thinking and writing skills.

Honors Introduction to Environmental Science (EVR 2001) 3 credits
This course provides the scientific understanding of environmental issues, with examples from Florida and the Caribbean. Topics include: earth systems, oceanography, community ecology, human demography, evolution and biodiversity, climate change, conservation biology, water and air quality, energy, and natural resource management.

Honors Environment and Society (EVR 2017) 3 credits
(See Geosciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Energy Resources: Trends, Policy, and Environment (EVR 3314) 3 credits
This course provides an assessment of conventional and alternative energy sources in the U.S. and global contexts. It emphasizes energy issues in relation to environmental concerns, particularly global warming, and explores elements of a comprehensive energy policy needed for future sustainability.

Honors Marine Conservation (EVR 4420) 3 credits

A one-semester, upper-level course in the scientific principles, ethics, legal issues, and management concerns of conservation biology in coastal and marine waters. Readings from scientific and policy literature will be discussed at length in class.

Honors Directed Independent Study in Environmental Studies (EVR 4905) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: EVR 2017
Designed for students who wish to investigate topics that are not addressed in other environmental studies courses. Students will work independently, meeting with the instructor on an arranged basis. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Special Topics in Environmental Studies (EVR 4930) 3 credits
Advanced special topics interdisciplinary environmental studies seminar for upper-division students. The course focuses on advanced questions related to the topic and emphasizes critical thinking and writing skills.

Honors Internship in Environmental Studies (EVR 4947) 1-6 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Credit for work performed in approved internship opportunities related to environmental studies. May be repeated for credit. Grading: S/U

Honors Study Abroad in Environmental Studies (EVR 4957) 1-6 credits
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs related to environmental studies. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Thesis in Environmental Studies (EVR 4970) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of instructor
Students complete an honors thesis based upon original research.

Honors Global Environmental Issues (EVS 3403) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
In addition to learning about global environmental problems, such as global warming, ozone depletion, and biodiversity loss, students explore political, social, and economic factors that impact international cooperation regarding these issues. They also learn about the debates surrounding key concepts, such as sustainable development and free trade.

Honors Conservation Biology (EVS 4414) 3 credits
Course covers the principles, ethics, legal issues, and management concerns of conservation biology.

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Geography

Honors World Geography (GEA 2000) 3 credits
Honors Geography of the Developing World (GEA 3003) 3 credits

(See Geosciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Conservation and Use of Natural Resources (GEO 2370) 3 credits
Exploration of contemporary problems and issues related to natural resources' use and management.

Honors Human Geography (GEO 3402) 3 credits
This course is designed to facilitate understanding of key themes in human geography, emphasizing social theory and methodological perspectives applied to spatial aspects of social, economic, and cultural phenomena.

Honors Special Topics in Geography (GEO 4930) 3 credits
(See Geosciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Geographic Information Systems (GIS 3044C) 3 credits
This course introduces students to principles and applications of geographic information systems, emphasizing key concepts related to data capture and management, map design, production, and analysis. Students will pay a nominal lab fee that will cover costs of printer paper and ink.

Honors Interdisciplinary Geographic Information Systems (GIS 3053) 1 credit
Provides a team-taught introduction to geographic information systems emphasizing applications of mapping and spatial analysis techniques in varying disciplinary contexts.

History

Honors U.S. History to 1877 (AMH 2010) 3 credits
Grading: Regular
Honors U.S. History since 1877 (AMH 2020) 3 credits
Grading: Regular
Honors American Environmental History (AMH 3630) 3 credits
(See History courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Special Topics in American History (AMH 4932) 3 credits
Prerequisite: HIS 1933 or AMH 2010 or AMH 2020 or permission of instructor
The study of a special area of American history. Topics will vary. Course may be repeated for credit.

Honors Thesis in American History (AMH 4970) 1-5 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Senior standing
This course, required for the Honors College Concentration in History with a specialization in American History, is an independent study culminating in the completion of an undergraduate thesis. This course contributes to the Honors College emphasis on writing.

Honors Colloquium in American Studies (AMS 3003) 3 credits
This course is an upper-level introduction to the methods and sources of American studies as an academic discipline. Students are presumed to have some prior knowledge of American history, American literature, American politics, and American society.

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Honors Violence in the United States (AMS 4332) 3 credits
Examines violence in the United States, including violent entertainment, violent crime, sexual violence, media violence, and guns in American life, as well as censorship and regulation.

Honors Consumerism in the United States (AMS 4333) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Examines consumerism, materialism and consumption as definitive aspects of U.S. culture – including basic components of American life, work, leisure, travel, housing, law, public policy and social welfare – in an attempt to answer some essential questions about American society: How does consumerism not only orient the lives of individual American citizens but also drive the engine of American society?  Can what it means to be American be defined in terms of materialist notions? In terms of acquisition and consumption, how does life in the United States compare to life in other industrialized and non-industrialized nations?

Honors Special Topics in American Studies (AMS 4930) 3 credits
Examines the nature of violence in the United States from an historical perspective. The course will meet requirements for the Honors College Concentration in American Studies.

Honors Thesis in American Studies (AMS 4970) 1-5 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of instructor
This course, required for the Honors College concentration in American Studies, is an independent study culminating in the completion of an undergraduate thesis.

Honors Russian History 1 (EUH 3575) 3 credits
Prerequisite: WOH 2012 and WOH 2022
The rise of Russia from Kievan Rus to the Revolution. Topics include the formation of the Muscovite state, imperial expansion, serfdom, the impact of Western Europe, and revolutionary movements.

Honors Russian History 2 (EUH 3576) 3 credits
Prerequisite: WOH 2012 and WOH 2022
History of the Soviet Union. Topics include the Bolshevik Revolution, Stalinism, Soviet politics, culture, and society.

Honors European Intellectual History 1 (EUH 3604) 3 credits
Explores important ideas and values that helped shape modern European history. Topics include the impact of science on social thought, concepts of political liberty, romantic individualism, and historical determinism.

Honors European Intellectual History 2 (EUH 3607) 3 credits
Explores important ideas and values that helped shape modern European history. Topics include the impact of science on social thought, concepts of political liberty, romantic individualism, and historical determinism.

Honors "Sense of Place" Across Time (EUH 3618) 3 credits
Explores the history of human relationships to landscape and place. Readings in landscape history, primary source texts, and slides.

Honors Revolution in Europe (EUH 3662) 3 credits
Study of both the French and Russian revolutions in the context of general theories of revolution as well as specific debates about the meaning and impact of each event.

Honors Special Topics in European History (EUH 4930) 3 credits
(See History courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Freshman Seminar in History (HIS 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Special topics course emphasizing critical thinking and writing skills. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Historiography: Methods and Theory (HIS 3152) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Intended for Honors College students concentrating in history. Topics include the history of historical writing, objectivity and cultural relativism, and contemporary methods of historical investigation, including social, women's, local, and new cultural history.

Honors Directed Independent Study in History (HIS 4906) 2-3 credits
Honors Special Topics in History (HIS 4930) 3 credits
(See History courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

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Honors Thesis in History (HIS 4971) 1-5 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: Senior standing
Course is an independent study culminating in the completion of an undergraduate thesis.

Honors Special Topics in Latin American History (LAH 4930) 3 credits
Honors History of Civilization 1 (WOH 2012) 3 credits

Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Honors History of Civilization 2 (WOH 2022) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
(See History courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Honors Writing in the Social Sciences 1 (ISS 2932) 1 credit
Corequisite: Enrollment in a social science course
Addresses the components of effective writing and communication in the social sciences, with use of peer review and revisions. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Social Sciences Study Abroad (ISS 2952) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Directed Independent Study in the Social Sciences (ISS 4906) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Independent directed readings in the social sciences.

Honors Writing in the Social Sciences 2 (ISS 4932) 1 credit
Advanced course on the components of effective writing and communication in the social sciences. Students will consider ways to research, organize, and document material in projects of increasing length and complexity. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Internship in the Social Sciences (ISS 4947) 1-12 credits
Provides students with first-hand experience in the use of the social sciences in a non-classroom setting, such as in government, nonprofit organizations, or the corporate world. It contributes to the Honors College curriculum by encouraging students to explore interdisciplinary connections in their work and to discuss these in a detailed essay. Grading: S/U

Honors Social Sciences Study Abroad (ISS 4957) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs. May be repeated for credit.

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International Studies

Honors Culture and Society (ANT 2410) 3 credits
(See Anthropology courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Peoples Around the World (ANT 3212) 3 credits
(See Anthropology courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Peoples of Latin America (ANT 3332) 3 credits
Honors Ritual and Symbolism (ANT 4241) 3 credits
Honors Anthropology of the Andes (ANT 4331) 3 credits
Honors Special Topics in Anthropology (ANT 4930) 3 credits

(See Anthropology courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Comparative Politics (CPO 3003) 3 credits
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Latin American Politics (CPO 4303) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Religion and Politics in Latin America (CPO 4305) 3 credits
(See Political Science courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Macroeconomic Principles (ECO 2013) 3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Honors Microeconomic Principles (ECO 2023) 3 credits
Prerequisite: None
(See Economics courses, College of Business section)

Honors Environmental Economics (ECP 4302) 3 credits
Prerequisites: ECO 2013 and 2023 or permission of instructor
Honors International Economic Development (ECS 3013) 3 credits
Prerequisites: ECO 2013 and 2023 or permission of instructor
(see Economics courses, College of Business section)

Honors Russian History 1 (EUH 3575) 3 credits
Honors Russian History 2 (EUH 3576) 3 credits
Honors European Intellectual History (EUH 3604) 3 credits
Honors European Intellectual History 2 (EUH 3607) 3 credits
Honors Revolution in Europe (EUH 3662) 3 credits

(See History courses, this Division, Honors College)

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Honors Environment and Society (EVR 2017) 3 credits
(See Geosciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Beginning French Language and Culture 1 (FRE 1120) 4 credits
Honors Beginning French Language and Culture 2 (FRE 1121) 4 credits
Honors Intermediate French Language and Culture 1 (FRE 2220) 4 credits

Prerequisite: FRE 1121 or equivalent
Grading: Regular

Honors Intermediate French Language and Culture 2 (FRE 2221) 4 credits
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors French Language and Culture Study Abroad (FRE 2957) 1-4 credits
Honors Advanced French Language and Culture 1 (FRE 3400) 4 credits
Honors French or Francophone Culture Study Abroad (FRE 3957) 1-4 credits
Honors Francophone Language and Culture (FRE 4502) 2-4 credits

(See French courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Special Topics in French Language Studies (FRE 4930) 2-4 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Francophone Cultures and Civilizations (FRT 2510) 3 credits
Honors Introduction to Francophone Literatures (FRW 3112) 3 credits

(See French courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Directed Independent Study in French (FRW 4905) 1-3 credits
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Thesis Research in French (FRW 4912) 3 credits
Honors French or Francophone Literature Study Abroad (FRW 4957) 1-4 credits
Honors Thesis in French (FRW 4970) 1-6 credits

(See French courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors World Geography (GEA 2000) 3 credits
(See Geosciences courses, College of Science section)

Honors Conservation and Use of Natural Resources (GEO 2372) 3 credits
(See Geography courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Humanities Study Abroad (HUM 2952) 1-4 credits
Honors Humanities Study Abroad (HUM 4957) 1-4 credits

(See Humanities courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

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Honors Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry Seminar
(IDS 1930, 2931, 3932, 4933) 1-3 credits
Honors Interdisciplinary Study Abroad (IDS 2952) 1-4 credits
Honors Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 3930) 1-3 credits
Honors Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry Lab Seminar (IDS 3932L) 1-3 credits
Honors Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 4930) 3 credits
Honors Interdisciplinary Study Abroad (IDS 4957) 1-4 credits
Honors Interdisciplinary Thesis (IDS 4970) 6 credits

(See Interdisciplinary Studies courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Introduction to World Politics (INR 2002) 3 credits
Honors American Foreign Policy (INR 3102) 3 credits

(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Exporting Democracy: U.S. Policy Toward Latin America in the 20th Century
(INR 3248) 3 credits

(See Political Science courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Social Sciences Study Abroad (ISS 2952) 1-4 credits
Honors Social Sciences Study Abroad (ISS 4957) 1-4 credits

(See Interdisciplinary Social Sciences courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Beginning Spanish Language and Culture 1 (SPN 1120) 4 credits
Honors Beginning Spanish Language and Culture 2 (SPN 1121) 4 credits
Honors Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture 1 (SPN 2220) 4 credits

Grading: Regular
Honors Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture 2 (SPN 2221) 4 credits
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Spanish Language and Culture Study Abroad (SPN 2957) 1-4 credits
(See Spanish courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Advanced Spanish Language and Culture 1 (SPN 3400) 4 credits
Honors Advanced Spanish Language and Culture 2 (SPN 3401) 4 credits

Prerequisite: SPN 3400 or equivalent
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Directed Independent Study in Spanish Language and Culture SPN 4905) 1-3 credits
(See Spanish courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

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Honors Special Topics in Spanish Language and Culture (SPN 4930) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: SPN 3400 or equivalent
Honors Advanced Spanish Language and Culture Study Abroad (SPN 4957) 1-4 credits

Prerequisite: Appropriate lower-division Spanish and/or permission of instructor
Honors Hispanic Culture and Civilization (SPT 2530) 3 credits
Honors Introduction to Hispanic Literature (SPW 3030) 3 credits

(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Spanish Literature: From the Jarchas to Calderón (SPW 3104) 3 credits
Honors Latin American Literature: Modernism to Post Boom (SPW 3134) 3 credits
Honors Latin American Literature: Pre-Columbian and Colonial (SPW 3136) 3 credits
Honors Spanish Golden Age Literature (SPW 4421) 3 credits
Honors New Literature of the Spanish Caribbean (SPW 4492) 3 credits
Honors Directed Independent Study in Spanish or Latin American Literature
(SPW 4905) 1-3 credits
Honors Thesis Research in Spanish (SPW 4912) 3 credits

(See Spanish courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Special Topics in Spanish or Latin American Literature (SPW 4930) 1-3 credits
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Spanish or Latin American Literature Study Abroad (SPW 4957) 1-4 credits
Honors Thesis in Spanish (SPW 4970) 1-6 credits

(See Spanish courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors History of Civilization 1 (WOH 2012) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Honors History of Civilization 2 (WOH 2022) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
(See History courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

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Latin American Studies

Honors Peoples of Latin America (ANT 3332) 3 credits
Honors Anthropology of the Andes (ANT 4331) 3 credits
Honors Special Topics in Anthropology (ANT 4930) 3 credits

(See Anthropology courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Latin American Politics (CPO 4303) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Religion and Politics in Latin America (CPO 4305) 3 credits
(See Political Science courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors International Economic Development (ECS 3013) 3 credits
Prerequisites: ECO 2013 and 2023 or permission of instructor
(See Economics courses, College of Business section)

Honors Humanities Study Abroad (HUM 2952) 1-4 credits
Honors Humanities Study Abroad (HUM 4957) 1-4 credits

(See Humanities courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry Seminar
(IDS 1930, 2931, 3932, 4933) 1-3 credits
Honors Interdisciplinary Study Abroad (IDS 2952) 1-4 credits
Honors Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 3930) 1-3 credits
Honors Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry Lab Seminar (IDS 3932L) 1-3 credits
Honors Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 4930) 3 credits
Honors Interdisciplinary Study Abroad (IDS 4957) 1-4 credits
Honors Interdisciplinary Thesis (IDS 4970) 6 credits

(See Interdisciplinary Studies courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Exporting Democracy: U.S. Policy Toward Latin America
in the 20th Century (INR 3248) 3 credits

(See Political Science courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Social Sciences Study Abroad (ISS 4957) 1-4 credits
(See Interdisciplinary Social Sciences courses, this Division, Honors College)

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Honors Comparative Caribbean and Latin American Culture and Civilization
(LAS 3005) 3 credits

Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisite: ENC 1123 or equivalent

An introductory course covering a wide array of eras in Latin American history (colonial, postcolonial, present) and problems (indigenous groups, descendants of slaves, exploitation of resources). Literary and historical readings as well as other media serve to discuss issues of colonialism, independence, migration, race, and gender.

Honors Special Topics in Latin American Studies (LAS 4932) 3 credits
Content will vary. Course may be repeated for credit.

Honors Thesis in Latin American Studies (LAS 4970) 1-10 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of instructor
Thesis research and writing in Latin American studies.

Honors Beginning Spanish Language and Culture 1 (SPN 1120) 4 credits
Honors Beginning Spanish Language and Culture 2 (SPN 1121) 4 credits
Honors Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture 1 (SPN 2220) 4 credits

Grading: Regular
Honors Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture 2 (SPN 2221) 4 credits
Honors Intermediate Spanish Conversation (SPN 2240) 3 credits
Prerequisite: SPN 1121 with minimum grade of "C"
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Spanish Language and Culture Study Abroad (SPN 2957) 1-4 credits
(See Spanish courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Advanced Spanish Language and Culture 1 (SPN 3400) 4 credits
Honors Advanced Spanish Language and Culture 2 (SPN 3401) 4 credits

Prerequisite: SPN 3400 or equivalent
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Directed Independent Study in Spanish Language and Culture
(SPN 4905) 1-3 credits

(See Spanish courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Special Topics in Spanish Language and Culture (SPN 4930) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: SPN 3400 or equivalent
Honors Advanced Spanish Language and Culture Study Abroad (SPN 4957) 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Appropriate lower-division Spanish and/or permission of instructor
Honors Hispanic Culture and Civilization (SPT 2530) 3 credits
Honors Introduction to Hispanic Literature (SPW 3030) 3 credits

(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

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Honors Latin American Literature: Modernism to Post Boom (SPW 3134) 3 credits
Honors Latin American Literature: Pre-Columbian and Colonial (SPW 3136) 3 credits
Honors New Literature of the Spanish Caribbean (SPW 4492) 3 credits
Honors Directed Independent Study in Spanish or Latin American Literature
(SPW 4905) 1-3 credits
Honors Thesis Research in Spanish (SPW 4912) 3 credits

(See Spanish courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Special Topics in Spanish or Latin American Literature (SPW 4930) 1-3 credits
(See Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Spanish or Latin American Literature Study Abroad (SPW 4957) 1-4 credits
Honors Thesis in Spanish (SPW 4970) 1-6 credits

(See Spanish courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Law and Society

Honors U.S. History to 1877 (AMH 2010) 3 credits
Honors U.S. History since 1877 (AMH 2020) 3 credits
Honors American Environmental History (AMH 3630) 3 credits

(See History courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Special Topics in American Studies (AMS 4930) 3 credits
(See History courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Law and Economics (ECP 3451) 3 credits
(See Economics courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 3930) 1-3 credits
Honors Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS 4930) 3 credits
Honors Interdisciplinary Thesis (IDS 4970) 1-6 credits

(See Interdisciplinary Studies courses, Division of Humanities, Honors College)

Honors Ancient Greek Philosophy (PHH 3100) 3 credits
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

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Honors Ethics of Social Diversity (PHI 2642) 3 credits
Honors Obligations (PHI 3644) 3 credits
Honors Hegel's Political Philosophy (PHP 3502) 3 credits

(See Philosophy courses, Humanities Division, Honors College)

Honors Government of the U.S. (POS 2041) 3 credits
Honors Punishment (POS 2692) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Honors Privacy (POS 3626) 3 credits
Honors Research Methods in Political Science (POS 3734) 3 credits

(See Political Science courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Law and American Society (POS 3691) 3 credits
Honors Constitutional Law 1 (POS 4603) 3 credits

Prerequisite: None
Honors Constitutional Law 2 (POS 4604) 3 credits

Prerequisite: None
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors American Legal Development (POS 4685) 3 credits
Honors Special Topics in Political Science (POS 4932) 1-3 credits
Honors History of Political Theory (POT 3021) 3 credits
Honors History of Political Thought 1 (POT 3022) 3 credits
Honors History of Political Thought 2 (POT 3023) 3 credits

(See Political Science courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Principles of Social Psychology (SOP 3004) 3 credits
(See Psychology courses, this Division, Honors College)

Honors Introduction to Sociology (SYG 1000) 3 credits
(See Sociology courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Introduction to Women's Studies (WST 3015) 3 credits
Honors Feminist Theory (WST 4504) 3 credits

(See Women's Studies/Sociology courses, this Division, Honors College)

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Political Science

Honors Comparative Politics (CPO 3003) 3 credits
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Latin American Politics (CPO 4303) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Religion and Politics in Latin America (CPO 4305) 3 credits
This course examines the relationship between religion and politics in Latin America. Topics include religion and conquest, modernization and the church, liberation theology and revolution, and the growth of evangelical protestantism and Afro-Brazilian religions, such as Umbanda and Candomble.

Honors Introduction to World Politics (INR 2002) 3 credits
Honors American Foreign Policy (INR 3102) 3 credits

(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Exporting Democracy: U.S. Policy Toward Latin America in the 20th Century
(INR 3248) 3 credits

Explores U.S./Latin American relations, including efforts to export democracy, current challenges, and contemporary policy issues, including human rights, drugs, immigration, and international political economy.

Honors Government of the U.S. (POS 2041) 3 credits
American political institutions and processes; the constitutional and legal framework of American government; the policy-making process; national-state-local relationships; political participation, elections and public control of government.

Honors Freshman Seminar in Political Science (POS 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Variable topic course to introduce freshmen to political science.

Honors Punishment (POS 2692) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Interdisciplinary consideration of punishment that draws on texts in moral and political philosophy, the social sciences, court decisions, films, and other sources. Examines philosophical justifications and criticisms of punishment as well as legal and public policy controversies on topics such as insanity defense, capital punishment, and plea-bargaining.

Honors Privacy (POS 3626) 3 credits
Seminar examines government and private invasions of privacy, weighing the value of privacy against the need to make information public and enforce the law. Draws on philosophy, law, anthropology, and social history in exploring the factors shaping societal expectations of privacy.

Honors Moot Court (POS 3675) 1-3 credits
Analysis of court cases concerning selected moot court topics. Prepares students for competition in moot court, with attention to legal analysis and persuasive delivery. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Law and American Society (POS 3691) 3 credits
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

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Honors Research Methods in Political Science (POS 3734) 3 credits
Introduction to the scope and methodology of political science and other social scientific research. Examines the entire process of research from generating research questions, designing reliable and valid methods for collecting empirical data (whether qualitative or quantitative), systematically analyzing data, and studying formats for data presentation.

Honors Political Psychology (POS 4206) 3 credits
Prerequisite: POS 2041 or PSY 1012
An examination of the reciprocal influence of psychology and politics, including the psychological origins, correlates and consequences of political behavior (e.g., voting, seeking office); psychology and political campaigns; personality and political effectiveness; and government and human needs.

Honors The U.S. Presidency (POS 4414) 3 credits
Prerequisite: POS 2041 or permission of instructor
Examination of the historical and contemporary role of the presidency, including the presidential selection process and the office's evolution in status, powers, administrative responsibilities, leadership, and decision-making.

Honors The U.S. Congress (POS 4423) 3 credits
Prerequisite: POS 2041 or permission of instructor
Study of Congress and the behavior of its members. Emphasis upon the recruitment and election of legislators, institutional and informal rules, the committee system, and legislative procedures.

Honors Constitutional Law 1 (POS 4603) 3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Honors Constitutional Law 2 (POS 4604) 3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Honors The Judicial Process (POS 4609) 3 credits

Prerequisite: POS 2041
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors American Legal Development (POS 4685) 3 credits
Prerequisite: POS 3691 or permission of instructor
Explores the factors leading the American industry and legislatures to give legal protections for some subjects but not to others. Studies American law as a historical product, created and developed in the realm of politics. Topics: common law, constitutional law, corporate law, labor law, property, rights, and torts.

Honors Directed Independent Study in Political Science (POS 4905) 1-3 credits
(See Political Science courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Special Topics in Political Science (POS 4932) 1-3 credits
Selected topics in political science. Since content will vary, this course may be repeated for credit.

Honors Political Science Study Abroad (POS 4957) 1-6 credits
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs.

Honors Thesis in Political Science (POS 4970) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of instructor

The thesis in political science is a rigorous research paper on a topic approved by the thesis supervisor and a second member of the Honors College. The thesis aspires to be an original, significant, research-based contribution to knowledge about politics. An oral defense of the thesis will be presented in public forum.

Honors History of Political Theory (POT 3021) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Introduction to important works of political theory spanning over 2,000 years that address issues such as What is justice?, What makes a government legitimate?, Under what conditions is revolution justified?, How does human nature constrain the possibilities available to us in politics?

Honors History of Political Thought 1 (POT 3022) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Ancient and early modern political theories that address foundational questions of politics such as why individuals live under government, what constitutes a just political society, and what makes government legitimate and worthy of our support.

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Honors History of Political Thought 2 (POT 3023) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Considers modern political theories that address foundational questions of politics, such as freedom under government, when is disobedience justified, and whether political change is best achieved by reform or revolution.

Honors Politics and Morality in Film (POT 3113) 3 credits
Central concepts in political theory and moral philosophy are examined through intensive screening of classic films supplemented by readings in political theory and philosophy. Topics: justice; freedom and ethics within capitalist societies; war; fidelity, love, and moral conventions; the nature of good and evil; images of politics; and the life worth living.

Honors Problems in Political Theory (POT 4026) 3 credits
Seminar that addresses contemporary problems in political theory such as: Is there a moral obligation to obey law?, Should harmful practices be tolerated in the name of cultural diversity?, When does the state's need to have information outweigh citizens' interests in privacy?, What should the scope of property rights be?

Psychology

Honors Psychopathology (CLP 4144) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PSY 1012
Introduces students to psychopathology, including issues surrounding definitions of abnormality, classifications, assessment, diagnosis, what we think causes psychopathology, and what we can do to prevent and treat it.

Honors Health Psychology (CLP 4314) 3 credits
Prerequisites: PSY 1012
Course introduces students to the field of health psychology, a branch of psychology concerned with the effects of individual behaviors and lifestyles on physical health. Topics will include prevention and treatment of disease, health behaviors, such as nutrition and physical activity, psychological impact of illness, and improvement of the health care system.

Honors Psychology of Human Development (DEP 3053) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PSY 1012
Course examines changes in behavior over the course of development and the processes underlying these changes. All major areas of child development are reviewed, including cognitive, social/personality, language and biological, with attention to development in adolescence and adulthood.

Honors Personality and Social Development (DEP 4095) 3 credits
Prerequisites: At least two of the following: PPE 3003, SOP 3004, and DEP 3053
An advanced course that surveys theory and research in three broad areas (moral development, longitudinal studies of personality, and nature and nurture) and introduces students to specific techniques used in current research projects in personality and social development.

Honors Laboratory in Cognitive Aging (DEP 4463C) 3 credits
Students will learn how to conduct research on cognitive aging. Students will formulate a research question, design a research study in order to test this question, collect data, analyze data, and write a research report.

Honors Sensation and Perception (EXP 3202) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PSY 1012 or permission of instructor
Course introduces students to how humans sense and how their bodies interpret these senses. Explores the physiological mechanisms that allow for sensation and the means by which the brain encodes and interprets this information, leading to the final perceptual experience.

Honors Cognition (EXP 3604) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PSY 3213
Experimental and theoretical aspects of human learning and cognition. Topics include attention, human learning and memory, organization of knowledge, concept formation and problem solving.

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Honors Thinking and Decision Making (EXP 4631) 3 credits
Prerequisite: EXP 3604
The study of thinking and decision making lies at the nexus of the two major approaches to understanding the world, reason, and empiricism. This course considers both the normative models of how we should reason and empirical studies of how we in fact think and decide.

Honors Personality (PPE 3003) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PSY 1012 or equivalent
A survey of contemporary theory and research in the study of personality.

Honors Biological Bases of Behavior (PSB 3002) 3 credits
(See Psychology courses, College of Science section)

Honors Behavioral Neuroscience (PSB 3340) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PSY 1012 or permission of instructor
Course introduces students to what is known currently about nervous system mechanisms that underlie behavior and provides a better understanding of the scientific methods used to generate this knowledge.

Honors Drugs and Behavior (PSB 3441) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PSY 1012 or permission of instructor
Introduction to the chemical bases of behavior and how various drugs influence the biological and psychological aspects of a behaving organism. The introduction will be enhanced by the basics of neuropsychopharmacology and neurochemical signaling, followed by an evaluation of major drug classifications.

Honors The Mind Behind the Crime: Psychobiology of Crime (PSB 3451) 3 credits
Course provides an introduction to the causes of criminal behavior. By analyzing current research data, students discuss the influences of various environmental, biological, and psychological factors and their implications within the criminal justice system.

Honors General Psychology (PSY 1012) 3 credits
(See Psychology courses, College of Science section)

Honors Freshman Seminar in Psychology (PSY 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Special topics course for freshmen in which the approach is generally philosophical and/or historical and focuses on basic questions and issues of enduring importance to the topic.

Honors Writing in Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences (PSY 2932) 1 credit
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Essentials of writing in psychology and the behavioral sciences. Includes an introduction to APA style.

Honors Research Methods in Psychology (PSY 3213) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Examines the different ways in which psychologists design and conduct research. Students will learn how to formulate good, testable questions; how to design experiments to test these questions; and techniques for collecting, interpreting, and presenting data. The course is writing instructive.

Honors Research Methods in Psychology Lab (PSY 3213L) 1 credit
Prerequisite: PSY 1012; Corequisite: PSY 3213
Students design and conduct a psychological experiment. They also learn how to use SPSS to analyze data.

Honors Experimental Design and Statistical Inference (PSY 3234) 3 credits
Gordon Rule, computational
Honors Psychometrics and Psychological Testing (PSY 4302) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PSY 1012 or permission of instructor
(See Psychology courses, College of Science section)

Honors Psychometrics and Psychological Testing Lab (PSY 4302L) 1 credit
Prerequisite: PSY 1012 or permission of instructor; Corequisite: PSY 4302
A hands-on introduction to measures of personality, intelligence, integrity, vocational interest, and psychopathology, exploring statistical techniques used to interpret these measures.

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Honors History and Systems of Psychology (PSY 4604) 3 credits
Prerequisites: 12 credits (four courses) in psychology
(See Psychology courses, College of Science section)

Honors Directed Independent Study in Psychology (PSY 4905) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Grading: Regular

Honors Directed Independent Study in Psychology (PSY 4906) 1-3 credits
Grading: S/U
Honors Special Topics in Psychology (PSY 4930) 1-3 credits
(See Psychology courses, College of Science section)

Honors Advanced Writing in Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences (PSY 4933) 1 credit
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor
Writing in psychology and the behavioral sciences, with an introduction to thesis writing.

Honors Thesis in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences (PSY 4971) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of instructor; PSY 4933
The thesis in psychology is an empirical study on a topic approved by the thesis supervisor and a second member of the Honors College faculty who shall specialize in a discipline other than psychology. An oral defense of the thesis will be presented in public forum.

Honors Principles of Social Psychology (SOP 3004) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PSY 1012 or permission of instructor
An introduction to and an overview of social psychology.

Honors Environmental Psychology (SOP 4716) 3 credits
Prerequisite: PSY 1012 or permission of instructor
An examination of the effects of the environment, primarily the built environment, on human behavior and mood, as well as implications of this for the design and planning of public spaces.

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Women's Studies/Sociology

Honors Race, Gender, Class, Sexuality and Science (SYD 4792) 3 credits
Examines various ways in which scientific discourses have participated in constructing categories of "difference." Over the years, these discourses have been employed by various dominant groups to justify the marginalization of certain populations. This course looks at attempts made by marginalized groups, and by science itself, to disrupt such categories.

Honors Gender and Society (SYD 4800) 3 credits
(See Sociology courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Queer Studies in Global Perspectives (SYD 4802) 3 credits
Prerequisites: SYG 1000 or WST 3015 or ANT 2410
This interdisciplinary course introduces students to social, historical, and theoretical perspectives regarding the construction and representation of homosexuality/heterosexuality and transgenderism as well as gay, lesbian, and bisexual histories.

Honors Introductory Sociology (SYG 1000) 3 credits
(See Sociology courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Freshman Seminar in Sociology (SYG 1933) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Special topics interdisciplinary seminar for freshmen. The course focuses on basic questions of enduring importance related to the topic and emphasizes critical thinking and writing skills.

Honors Introduction to Cultural Studies (SYG 3241) 3 credits
This is an interdisciplinary course that introduces students to some of the main contemporary debates and issues that are currently at the focal center of cultural studies' scholarship and how cultural studies in turn contribute to these debates.

Honors Directed Independent Study in Sociology (SYG 4905) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: SYG 1000
Designed for students who desire to investigate topics that are not addressed in other sociology courses. Students will work independently, meeting with the instructor on an arranged basis. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Internship in Sociology (SYG 4947) 1-6 credits
Prerequisite: SYG 1000
Credit for work performed in approved internship opportunities related to sociology. May be repeated for credit. Grading: S/U

Honors Study Abroad in Sociology (SYG 4957) 1-6 credits
Prerequisite: SYG 1000
(See Sociology courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Thesis in Sociology (SYG 4970) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of instructor
The thesis in sociology is a rigorous research paper on a topic approved by the thesis supervisor and a second member of the Honors College faculty. The thesis aspires to be an original, significant, research-based contribution to knowledge about social issues. An oral defense of the thesis will be presented in public forum.

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Honors Family and Society (SYO 4100) 3 credits
(See Sociology courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Sex Panics in History and Society (SYP 4303) 3 credits
Prerequisite: SYG 1000 or equivalent
This interdisciplinary course looks at some of the ways in which sexuality has been conceptualized in history, culture, literature, law, media, medicine, and science, while also paying close attention to the panics and fears that are embodied within such conceptualizations.

Honors Gender and Technology (SYP 4803) 3 credits
This course is a social study of the relationships between gender and technology. In addition to examining both gender and technology as cultural and political categories that have no distinct definitions, the course explores how technology helps to form and distinguish the realm of the masculine and feminine, as well as how ideas about gender help form our view of technology.

Honors Introduction to Women's Studies (WST 3015) 3 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Multidisciplinary study of the heritage of women and the nature of gender-related problems in contemporary societies, stressing cultural images of women, socialization by gender, women's history, and feminist methods of analysis. May be considered either an Arts and Humanities or Social Science course.

Honors Feminist Theory (WST 4504) 3 credits
Prerequisite: WST 3015
In addition to surveying a wide range of contemporary feminist theories, this course examines the intellectual roots of modern feminist theory as well as feminist attempts to overhaul its intellectual roots. Although the focus of this course is on the contemporary feminist theoretical terrain, it also examines how feminist theory itself is intertwined with other academic debates.

Honors Representation of Female Bodies: Science, Medicine, and Culture
(WST 4563) 3 credits

Prerequisite: WST 3015 or permission of instructor
This course introduces students to several overlapping areas of scholarship: science, technology, and medical studies; cultural studies; literature; and women's studies. It examines ways in which 20th-century women writers read as well as questioned ways in which women's bodies are represented, especially in relation to medical ideas, practice, and theory.

Honors Directed Independent Study in Women's Studies (WST 4905) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: WST 3015
Honors Special Topics in Women's Studies (WST 4930) 3 credits
(See Women's Studies courses, College of Arts and Letters section)

Honors Internship in Women's Studies (WST 4947) 1-6 credits
Prerequisite: WST 3015
Credit for work performed in approved internship opportunities related to women's studies. May be repeated for credit. Grading: S/U

Honors Study Abroad in Women's Studies (WST 4957) 1-6 credits
Prerequisite: WST 3015
Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs related to women's studies. May be repeated for credit.

Honors Thesis in Women's Studies (WST 4970) 1-6 credits
Writing Across Curriculum (Gordon Rule)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of instructor
The thesis in women's studies is a rigorous research paper on a topic approved by the thesis supervisor and a second member of the Honors College faculty. The thesis aspires to be an original, significant, research-based contribution to knowledge about social issues. An oral defense of the thesis will be presented in a public forum.

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Link to Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Programs