Fall 2019 Courses

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  Monday Wednesday Friday
9:20 - 10:20 College Writing I

College Writing I

College Writing I

  Chemistry 141 Chemistry 141 Chemistry 141
3:00 - 4:00 Chemistry Recitation    
  Tuesday Thursday  
8:40 - 10:10 Historian as Detective    
12:10 - 1:40 Environmental Vision Environmental Vision  
  Perspectives Perspectives  
  Critical Inquiry Critical Inquiry  
2:00 - 3:30 Art & Religion in Spain Art & Religion in Spain  
2:00 - 4:15 Visual Language - Drawing Visual Language - Drawing  

Honors General Education and Introductory Courses

HONR 111 Perspectives and Understanding – Dr. David Craig (Humanities Credit)

3 cr. Explores classic and contemporary works of literature, art, and philosophy with an emphasis on cultural and historical contexts in order to develop critical and multi-disciplinary analytical skills. For fall 2019, the course will explore such interrelated issues as: 1) learning how to live in this world, 2) the frequent conflict between individual longings and societal values, and 3) the search for meaning and value in personal life.

HONR 194 Perspectives and Critical Inquiry –

3 cr. Develops critical literacy by locating, analyzing, and synthesizing texts, particularly digital texts/sources, in pursuit of inter-disciplinary inquiry. This seminar combines discussions and work around inquiry-based projects.

WRIT 101 HON: College Writing I – Professor Bernard Quetchenbach (English Credit)

3 cr. Provides instruction in writing competencies expected of college students.  Pays special attention to writing as a problem-solving process, patterns of organization in personal and informative writing, and logical thinking and style in argumentative/persuasive writing.

ARTZ 105-002 Visual Language Drawing – Professor Jodi Lightner (Fine Arts Credit)

3 cr. Introduces the beginning student to the basic fundamentals of drawing including line, form, value, composition, and linear perspective.  Instruction will include drawing of various subjects and many include the nude figure.

HSTA 200 Historian as Detective – Dr. Jennifer Lynn (History Credit)

3 cr. Examines the basic research methods of History.  Includes basic research writing and information gathering skills appropriate to History.  Students will be instructed in the use of the Turbian/Chicago Manual of Style system of documentation.  The course also prepares students to delve more deeply into the discipline of History by equipping them with the tools they need to succeed in more advanced study through upper division courses in the History program.

CHMY 141 College Chemistry - Dr. Matt Queen (Physical Science Credit)

3 cr. Introduces the student to the fundamental concepts of Chemistry, including elements and compounds, the periodic table, atomic structure, chemical equations, stoichiometry, solution concentrations, gas laws, heat and energy, quantum theory, and chemical bonding. Primarily intended for science majors/minors, pre-engineering, and Allied Health students.

CHMY 145 College Chemistry Recitation – Dr. Matt Queen (Physical Science Credit)

1 cr. Students will use their newly acquired chemistry skill sets to solve multi-faceted chemical problems in small group settings. Students can ask questions about lecture material or homework assignments and receive more individual attention.

Honr Seminars and Special Topics

HONR 294/494-001 Art and Religion in Spain and the Americas – Dr. Rebecca Berru Davis

3 cr. Explores the transmigration of art and architecture from Spain, including its Jewish Muslim, and African influences and its convergence with indigenous cultures in the Americas. The course will consider the ways art and architecture reflects, transmits, changes and maintains socio-political, historical, and aesthetic meanings over space and time.

ENST 335 The Environmental Vision – Dr. Thomas Nurmi

3 cr.  Considers nature and the environment as represented in literature and culture.  Readings may include landmarks of literary nature writing and environmental advocacy, as well as representative works in various genres.

HONR 311 Advanced Perspectives and Understanding – Dr. David Craig

3 cr. Explores classic and contemporary works of literature, art, and philosophy with an emphasis on cultural and historical contexts in order to develop critical and multi-disciplinary analytical skills.  For spring 2018, the course will explore ideas about what it means to live ethically from the ancient to the present.  (Recommended for junior and senior students.)

HONR 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.

HONR 298/498 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.

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