Honors (HON)

HON 101. Honors Modes of Inquiry1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: An introduction to modes of inquiry in the Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. Satisfies the requirement for GEN 101.

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HON 150. Honors Learning Community9 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Description: Honors Learning Community

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HON 190. Grawemeyer Scholars Seminar1 Unit

Description: This course is restricted to first-year Grawemeyer Scholars. It provides participants with practical information, campus resources, and requirements necessary to succeed as Grawemeyer Scholars. Meetings may include: faculty directors of the Grawemeyer Awards, Vice President for Research and Innovation, Director of Graduate Scholarships, Associate Director for Study Abroad, and other campus resources. Course will also include a handful of field trips into the community to meet with leaders of civic, cultural, educational, and community service organizations.

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HON 201. Brown Fellows Seminar1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Description: This course is restricted to students in the Brown Fellows Program. Students will enroll in the course a total of three times during their undergraduate careers, registering for a different section number (01, 02, 03) each time, for a total of three credit hours. Coursework will consist of readings and discussions to prepare students for and reflect on various aspects of the Brown Fellows program, including leadership training and local service; group international study; independent enrichment projects; and group travel throughout the state of Kentucky.

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HON 202. Windows on the World1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program and of the Overseers Scholars Program are required for registration.

Description: Directed readings and discussion of local, national and global events from the perspective of the liberal arts and sciences, with emphasis on critical analysis and self-presentation in discussion and interview formats.

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HON 211. Topics in Arts and Oral Communication3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

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HON 212. Topics in History and Oral Communication3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

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HON 213. Topics in Humanities and Oral Communication3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

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HON 214. Topics in Social Sciences and Oral Communication - OC, SB3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: This course satisfies Cardinal Core learning outcomes for Social Sciences and Oral Communication.

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HON 215. Topics in Arts and Written Communication3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

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HON 216. Topics in History and Written Communication3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

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HON 217. Topics in Humanities and Written Communication3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

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HON 218. Topics in Social Sciences and Written Communication3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

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HON 219. Topics in Mathematics and Written Communication3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Using structured problem solving strategies to solve authentic real world problems, with emphasis on writing clear, comprehensible solutions; researching and writing about topics related to diverse problem solving strategies.

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HON 320. Research Colloqium in Humanities3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: A theme-based course offering opportunity for research in the Humanities.

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HON 321. Research Colloqium in Natural Sciences3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: A theme-based course offering opportunity for research in the Natural Sciences.

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HON 322. Research Colloqium in Social Sciences3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: A theme-based course offering opportunity for research in the Social Sciences.

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HON 331. Honors Seminar in Humanities3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Humanities. Topics vary.

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HON 336. Honors Seminar in Humanities 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Humanities. Topics vary.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirements in written communication (WR).

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HON 341. Honors Seminar in Social Sciences3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Social Sciences. Topics vary.

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HON 346. Honors Seminar in Social Sciences 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Social Sciences. Topics vary.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

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HON 351. Honors Seminar in Natural Sciences3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Natural Sciences. Topics vary.

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HON 356. Honors Seminar in Natural Sciences 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Natural Sciences. Topics vary.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

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HON 399. Overseers International Seminar1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Prerequisite(s): Permission of Honors Director and concurrent enrollment in correlated Honors Scholars Seminar.

Description: Travel outside the United States for first-hand study of the culture(s) examined in the related Honors Scholars Seminar. (Students accepted to course will be awarded partial scholarships.)

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HON 410. Capstone Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Multidisciplinary approaches to knowledge, using students' senior research projects in Humanities.

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HON 411. Capstone Senior Seminar in Natural Sciences3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Multidisciplinary approaches to knowledge, using students' senior research projects in the Natural Sciences.

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HON 412. Capstone Senior Seminar in Social Sciences3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Multidisciplinary approaches to knowledge, using students' senior research projects in the Social Sciences.

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HON 420. Honors Thesis 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Senior Standing.

Description: An intensive examination of a topical area, undertaken with a designated faculty advisor.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Note: Honors Thesis hours may be counted for either Honors credit or departmental credit, not both.

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HON 431. Honors Seminar in Humanities3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Humanities. Topics vary.

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HON 436. Honors Seminar in Humanities (WR) 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Humanities. Topics vary.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

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HON 441. Honors Seminar in Social Sciences3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Social Sciences. Topics vary.

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HON 446. Honors Seminar in Social Sciences (WR) 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Social Sciences. Topics vary.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

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HON 451. Honors Seminar in Natural Sciences3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Natural Sciences. Topics vary.

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HON 456. Honors Seminar in Natural Sciences (WR) 3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Director of the University Honors Program.

Description: Interdisciplinary Honors seminar which may apply to an upper-level divisional or college requirement in Natural Sciences. Topics vary.

Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes