Course Descriptions

Course Categories

Please select the course category you would like to explore. All Honors courses that fit your selection will be listed. Additionally, other HONR offerings that fulfill the same requirement will be listed.

We make every effort to ensure our listings are accurate, but in the event that our information differs from course listings on the official Schedule of Courses, the Schedule of Courses should be considered to be correct.

What to Take

Freshman Honors students take two year-long seminars:

  • Origins and Evolution of Modern Thought
  • Scientific Reasoning and Discovery

Students who entered the program as sophomores:

  • Enlightenment East & West (Fall only; Listed under "Introductory and Special Topics")

Between their second and fourth years students take two sections of each:

  • Self and Society
  • Arts and Humanities

Senior students will:

  • Participate in the honors capstone experience
  • Pursue special honors in their major or complete an otherwise approved honors thesis

Other opportunities for all Honors students:

  • Special and Introductory Courses
  • Contract Courses

Course Descriptions from Previous Semesters