Honors Core Requirements (HNRS) + Honors Electives

Regularly offered courses (the course number in parentheses is the non-Honors version):

Subject + Course Number


Semester offered



University Studies Program (USP) requirement
Art 115 H: Understanding the Arts (105) Fall 2017 3 Humanities Culture (HU)(XC)
Biology 108 H: Concepts in Biology Unity (105) Fall 2017 5 Sciences Nature (XL)
Chemistry 106 Lab General Chemistry II (Honors Lab section) Spring 2018 5 Sciences Nature (XL)
Communication 112 H: Intro to Public Speaking (111) Both 3 Speech Quest Speaking
Economics 208 H: Principles of Microeconomics (206) Fall 2017 3 Social Sciences Social (XS)
Economics 209 H: Principles of Macroeconomics (204) Spring 2018 3 Social Sciences Social (XS)
English 110 Composition/WBIS (WBIS 188) Both 3 Composition Quest Writing
English 228 H: Modern American Lit (226) Fall 2017 3 Humanities Elective Culture (XC)
English 229 H: African American Literature (219) Fall 2017 3 Humanities/Ethnic Studies Culture (XC)(ES)
English 310 Honors Advanced Composition (300*) Both 3 Composition Quest Connect Writing
Environmental Studies 103 Honors Intro to Environmental Studies (101) TBA 3 Social Sciences (GC) (SS) (XS)
Geography 104 H: World Regional Geography (102) Both 3 Social Science Society (GC)(NW)(SS)(XS)
Geology 110 H: Geology (102) Spring 2018 5 Sciences Nature (XL)
HNRS 175 (Honors Core course) Honors Seminar Both 3 Honors Core Course Quest 1 = Society (SS)(XS)
HISTORY 216 Honors Topics in History Both 3 Social Science Society (SS)(XS)
HNRS 275 (Honors Core course) Culture Connection Both ~or~ Study abroad over 3-week interim in May and  January 3 Honors Core Course/Humanities Quest 2 & Quest 3 = Culture (XC)(ES)
HNRS 475 (Honors Core Course ) Honors Senior Seminar (For their Honors Senior Capstone, students may take the Seminar OR complete an Honors Thesis) Both 3 Honors Core Course   Honors Senior Capstone Option #1 N/A
XXX 474 (Honors Core course) Honors Thesis (For their Honors Senior Capstone, students may complete a Thesis project OR take the Senior Seminar) Both A Thesis requires TWO terms (start spring/complete fall —or—begin fall/finish spring) 3-6 Honors Core Course   Honors Senior Capstone Option #2 *Major Elective N/A
International 309 Revolution and Development (308) Fall 3 Major, AF, AS, LA, Social Science Major Requirement Only
International 403 International Studies Senior Seminar (402) Spring 3 Major/Social Science Major Requirement Only
Nursing 300 H: Images and Experience: Nursing and the Humanities (210) Fall (3-week interim) 3 Major Requirement Only Major Requirement Only
Nursing 317 H: Adult Health II Clinical (315) Both 3 Major Requirement (Junior II level only) Major Requirement Only
PBIS 189 Topic Varies (Honors-specific section) Spring 2018 3 Mathematics (MA) (XM)
Philosophy 106 H: Ethics (105) TBA 3 Humanities Culture (XC)(NW)
Philosophy 110 H: Intro to Philosophy (109) Fall 2017 3 Humanities Culture (XC)
Philosophy 206 Ethical Issues in a Diverse Society (205) Spring 2018 3 Humanities (ES) (HU) (XC)
Political Science 107 Honors Intro to Comparative Politics (101) Spring 2018 3 Social Science (GC)(SS)(XS)
Religious Studies 110 H: World Religions (102) Fall 2017 3 Non-Western Culture (XC)(NW)

*PLEASE CHOOSE either ENGLISH 310: Honors Advanced Comp or ENGLISH 300: Advanced Writing

~NOTE: Honors course availability is subject to change~