Courses Offered Spring 2014
COMT 160-001 HON: Intro to Intercultural Communication--Professor Melinda Tilton
3 cr. Examines communicative encounters among people of different cultural, ethnic, and minority groups. Local, national, and global in scope, the course also analyzes identity, verbal and nonverbal communication, popular culture, intercultural relationships, and multicultural communication in applied settings. Practical guidelines for enhancing intercultural interactions will be offered while noting the layers of complexity in communicating across cultural boundaries.
HON 492/292-002 Hunger and Food Distribution in Billings—Professor Curt Kochner
3 cr. Investigates food distribution for the hungry with the goals of 1) understanding the resources currently available and the problem of hunger and 2) making recommendations on maximizing the availability of food and minimizing the waste of food.
HON 492-001 Introduction to South Slavic Languages—Professor Elena Petroska
Seminar with the Honors Guest Writer
HON 292/492-003 Honors Research Writing
3 cr. Features a guest author who will co-teach a writing and research seminar on a subject of his/her choosing. Last year Tim Cahill led a seminar on Contemporary Travel Writing.
HON 290/490 Internships (1-3 credits)
Provides an opportunity for students to engage in field experience not offered in other courses. Contains a research component to be developed in conjunction with supervising faculty member.
HON 291/491 Independent Study (1-3 credits)
Provides an opportunity to receive credit for individualized or special experimental learning opportunities (including a senior thesis) at an upper-division level and to count up to 3 credits towards the University Honors Program’s 21-credit requirement for Honors Scholar designation.
By special arrangement students may negotiate an Honors Contract with a professor. This contract will suffice to make a regular class fulfill an honors requirement through advanced work as specified by the contract. Requires the Director’s approval.
If you are interested in taking other courses for Honors credits, please stop by the Honors office, McMullen Hall, Room 205 or contact David Craig at firstname.lastname@example.org.