Honors (HON) Courses

Descriptions of courses offered in the Honors Department

____ 4193 Honors Capstone Project in ____________

Three hours

A substantial scholarly or creative project/paper representing significant research, normally in the student's major field. The project must be approved by the college dean or division chair (and in some cases the department head), a faculty mentor, and the Honors Committee. Guidelines may be obtained from the Honors Scholars Office. Prerequisite: COR 3111.

Offered each semester

____ 4693 Honors Class Contract in ____________

Three hours

A substantial scholarly project/paper, including significant research and/or other appropriate activities that warrant honors credit, in a non-honors upper-division class in addition to the work normally required for the course. Must be approved by the associate dean or division chair, the faculty mentor, and the Honors Committee. Guidelines may be obtained from the Honors Scholars Office. Prerequisite: junior standing.

Offered each semester

____ 4913 Honors Co-Teaching: Readings in _____________

 

____ 4923 Honors Co-Teaching: Classroom Practicum in ___________

Each course, three hours

A six-hour teaching practicum with a master teacher as mentor. During the first semester, the student is assigned readings in pedagogy and the content area, resulting in a lengthy scholarly paper that articulates a theory of teaching and presents sample lesson plans. During the second semester, the upper-division student co-teaches a limited number of class sessions (up to one third) in an introductory level class. Must be approved by the undergraduate dean, the college dean or division chair, the faculty mentor, and the Honors Committee. Guidelines may be obtained from the Honors Scholars Office. Prerequisite: senior standing.

Offered each semester