HONS - Honors Course

HONS 3000 Honors Academic Enhancement Seminars (0-0-0) 

Prerequisite: Admission to Honors College. Interactive seminars creatively explored academic topics from catapult physics to cell phone photography. Each seminar requires 12-15 contact hours and may include field trips, book studies, or other academic enhancements. Any student from first year to senior year may enroll in up to two sections the same semester. (S/U grading)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College attribute.

HONS 3010 Honors Global Perspectives Seminars (0-0-0) 

Prerequisite: Admission to Honors College. Seminars expose students to events and activities designed to enhance their cultural awareness and view our world from a global perspective. Each seminar requires 12-15 contact hours and may be repeated for credit with different topics. Any student from first year to senior year may enroll in up to two sections the same semester. (S/U grading).

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College attribute.

HONS 3020 Honors Personal Enrichment Seminars (0-0-0) 

Prerequisite: Admission to Honors College Interactive seminars are designed to develop career and life skills such as resume building, soft skills, interviewing techniques, meditation, grant writing, and personal finance. Each seminar requires 12-15 contact hours and may be repeated for credit with different topics. Any student from first year to senior year may enroll in up to two sections the same semester. (S/U grading).

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate Level level students.

HONS 3025 Honors Service Learning Project (0-0-0) 

Prerequisite: Junior or above standing and Admission to Honors College. Students develop semester-long independent projects that apply knowledge and skills specific to their academic majors to their work with individuals and/or groups in the community. (S/U grading).

Restriction(s):

Freshman or Sophomore students may not enroll.

HONS 3500 Honors Domestic Study (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Sophomore or above standing and Member of CSU Honor Program. Intercession course in which CSU honor students will travel away from campus for 5-7 days to study a subject first hand. Course includes class discussion prior to and after the excursion. Topics might include Civil War Battlefields and Burial Grounds, Antebellum Southern Architecture, Music of the South (Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans), Historic Air and Naval Sites of the Southeast, Caverns of Appalachia, a week on Broadway, etc. Topics will change annually.

Restriction(s):

Freshman students may not enroll.

HONS 3555 Great Conversations (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Admission to the Honors Program and Junior Standing. A cross-disciplinary seminar that examines a selected topic from at least two disciplinary lenses. Topics may include current, global issues or significant historical questions that are examined in the context of divergent disciplines. Course may be repeated for credit with different topics.

Prerequisite(s): ITDS 1779H

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 3 times or 12 hours.

HONS 4698 Internship (0-0-1-3) 

Supervised experience in the field with an approved agency, company or institution that allows students to apply concepts, learned in the university classroom. A minimum 45 hours of documented experience in the internship setting is required per academic credit hour.

Prerequisite(s): Honors Student with a score of Y

HONS 4901 Honors Senior Project Proposal (0-0-1) 

Prerequisites: Junior standing and Admission to Honors Program. Students prepare a formal proposal for either HONS 4902 or HONS 4912. Students attend peer defenses/recitals, select a thesis advisor, complete workshops, develop a timeline for project completion, and submit a proposal for scholarship appropriate to their discipline. (S/U grading).

Prerequisite(s): Honors Student with a score of Y

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Junior or Senior students.

Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate Level level students.

HONS 4902 Honors Thesis & Oral Defense (0-0-2) 

Prerequisite: HONS 4901. The thesis and oral defense are the capstone requirement for the Honors Program. Students must complete and defend a thesis a committee consisting of professors in their discipline. Students should enroll the first semester of the senior year (S/U grading).

Prerequisite(s): HONS 4901

HONS 4912 Alternative to Honors Thesis (0-0-2) 

Prerequisite: HONS 4901. With approval, students may complete scholarly work equivalent to a thesis, such as a lecture recital or software development. Project must include an oral defense or juried performance. Students should enroll the first semester of the senior year (S/U grading).

Prerequisite(s): HONS 4901