Courses Offered Spring 2013
ARTZ 105-002 Visual Language-Drawing—Professor Jodi Lightner
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. Lab fee.
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.
WRIT 201-008 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 Valerie Hemingway led a seminar on Ernest Hemingway.
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.
HON292/492-001 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 292-002 Justice—Professor Ana Diaz
1cr. Provides an opportunity to intensively investigate the topic of justice philosophically, including such topics moral action, equality, and the common good.
HON 421-001 The 1960s—Professor Keith Edgerton3 cr. Prerequisite: HSTA 102 or HSTA 325 recommended. Immerses students intensively into the most tumultuous decade of the 20th century through analysis of the social, political, and cultural upheavals that shaped the period and continue to shape post-modern America.
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.