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Honors (HON) Courses

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HON 100  Opening Colloquium (3) An intensive course in reading, writing, and thinking about major issues with emphasis placed upon interdisciplinary approaches. Students introduced to a representative group of faculty. The colloquium uses a seminar format and will encourage the development of a community of scholars. Pre: Honors student or instructor’s consent.

HON 495  Honors Research Symposium (1) This course is a research seminar. With the instructions and guidance provided by the faculty advisor each STEM Honor student will prepare a formal research proposal, write a manuscript on their study and findings, and report them in A 20-minute presentation at the Honors Research Symposium. The research reported can be part of the faculty advisor's research program or of the student's own proposing. The research can be original work of the author(s) or original applications of previous research done by others. Pre: Senior standing and admission to Honors program.


HON x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) (IO) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.

HON x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) (IO) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.

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