Honors Program

This Honors course introduces students to skills and ways of thinking essential to intellectual inquiry. Students will pose a creative and complex question; investigate it with critical analyses of reading, research, and data; and use appropriate research techniques and documentation to produce a substantial writing project. Prerequisite: Admission to the College Honors Program.

Honors courses in the arts will present content-specific titles and descriptions when they are approved by the Honors Program Advisory Council. They will meet Integrative Studies Program outcomes and Honors Program outcomes appropriate to the course. Prerequisite: Admission to the College Honors Program and ITW or HNRSTW.

Honors courses in the humanities will present content-specific titles and descriptions when they are approved by the Honors Program Advisory Council. They will meet Integrative Studies Program outcomes and Honors Program outcomes appropriate to the course. Prerequisite: Admission to the College Honors Program and ITW or HNRSTW.

Honors courses in the natural sciences will present content-specific titles and descriptions when they are approved by the Honors Program Advisory Council. They will meet Integrative Studies Program outcomes and Honors Program outcomes appropriate to the course. Prerequisite: Admission to the College Honors Program and ITW or HNRSTW.

Honors courses in the social sciences will present content-specific titles and descriptions when they are approved by the Honors Program Advisory Council. They will meet Integrative Studies Program outcomes and Honors Program outcomes appropriate to the course. Prerequisite: Admission to the College Honors Program and ITW or HNRSTW.

Intensive interdisciplinary immersion in a cultural experience outside the United States. Through cohort-based research and learning, students reflect on their roles and responsibilities as global citizens. Readings, discussions, and on-site projects analyze artistic, social, political, and/or environmental issues facing their host country. Must be completed before fall of senior year. Enrollment limited to 12. Prerequisite: Admission to College Honors Program or permission of instructor.

This course selects a specific cultural, aesthetic, scientific, historic, social, or political problem, issue, or question. Students bring together the resources of multiple disciplines, augmented by appropriate materials, methods, or theories, to address the course topic. Discussion-based seminar or small-group format; requires significant scholarly research project or other appropriate artifact. Prerequisites: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 or HNRSTW 101, IQL 101, and admission to College Honors Program. Fall.