Honors Program Courses

HON 1010 HONORS SEMINAR 1: READING IN GREEK TEXTS (2 s.h.)

Introduction to critical reading methods. Readings in antiquity and in Greek civilization.

Prerequisite: none
Offered: fall


HON 1020 HONORS SEMINAR 2: READING IN CLASSICAL AND MEDIEVAL TEXTS (2 s.h.)

Introduction to genre, narration, and cultural context. Readings in Roman, Eastern, Medieval, and early Renaissance texts.

Prerequisite: none
Offered: spring


HON 2000 SPECIAL TOPICS (1 s.h. or 3 s.h.)

An elective course enriching the five-semester reading seminar program through selected events or additional readings. The precise content varies. The course can be repeated as the course title changes.

Prerequisite: Permission of the course instructor is required.
Offered: as needed


HON 2010 HONORS SEMINAR 3: READING IN RENAISSANCE AND ENLIGHTENMENT TEXTS (2 s.h.)

Introduction to modernity. Readings in Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment texts.

Prerequisite: none
Offered: fall


HON 2020 HONORS SEMINAR 4: READING IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY TEXTS (2 s.h.)

Introduction to reception history. Readings in late eighteenth and nineteenth-century texts.

Prerequisite: none
Offered: spring


HON 3010 HONORS SEMINAR 5: READING IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY TEXTS (2 s.h.)

Introduction to ideological and de-centering readings. Readings in twentieth-century texts.

Prerequisite: successful completion of the third or fourth Honors Program reading seminar
Offered: fall


HON 4010 HONORS PROJECT (1 s.h. or 3 s.h.)

Capstone project in which a student integrates the Honors Program, core, and major. The 3 s.h. version of the course is a research project and presentation; the 1 s.h. version of the course is a directed reading seminar accompanying the student’s capstone project in his/her major.

Prerequisites: for the 1 s.h. and 3 s.h. courses are successful completion of the five reading seminars, permission of the program Co-Directors, and a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
Offered: as needed