HON-University Honors Program

Courses

HON 101. Interdisciplinary: English. 3 Hours.

Process and final product of expository, argumentative, and analytical essays in a variety of disciplines. Research and documentation required on most essays. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 102. Interdisciplinary: Chemistry. 3 Hours.

Fundamental facts, principles, theory, and applications of chemistry. Qualitative in nature; for non-science majors with no previous background in chemistry. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 103. Interdisciplinary: Psychology. 3 Hours.

Application of scientific method to behavior. Takes an interdisciplinary approach in exploring areas of psychology including learning, motivation, perception, physiological, comparative, personality, abnormal, social, clinical, child development, and individual differences. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 104. Interdisciplinary: Theology. 3 Hours.

Introduction to foundations of the major religions. An exploration of religion, its nature, warrant, and significance. God, evil, religious experience, faith, and reason. Takes an interdisciplinary approach to religion and religious practices. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 105. Interdisciplinary: Science. 3 Hours.

Survey of scientific methodologies in biology, chemistry and physics. Recent advances and topics in modern biology, chemistry examined from an interdisciplinary approach. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 106. Interdisciplinary: Anthropology. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary exploration of culture; similarities and differences among human groups. Interpretation of human fossil record; archaeological methods and theory used to reconstruct and interpret past. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 107. Interdisciplinary: Urban Studies. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary study of social and demographic characteristics of cities, structures of urban governments, intergovernmental relations, lifestyles, and electoral politics in metropolitan environments. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 108. Interdisciplinary: Music. 3 Hours.

Basic elements of music and music notation: rhythm, scales, keys, and chords. Physical and perceptual aspects of musical tones and numerical basis of scales, tuning, and musical instrument design. A variety of music styles are studied in an interdisciplinary context. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 109. Interdisciplinary: Business. 3 Hours.

Introduction to principles of business, international business, business ethics, and trading blocks. Not intended for Business majors. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 110. Participation in Honors. 1 Hour.

Student must participate in at least eight special events sponsored by the University Honors Program including special lectures, visiting speakers, workshops and field trips. Permission of instructor. Pass/Fail.

HON 111. Interdisciplinary: Philosophy. 3 Hours.

Introductory survey of philosophy, its nature, methods, and problems explored in an interdisciplinary context. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 112. Community Service. 1 Hour.

Student must have signed a contract and completed a minimum 20 hours community service in a designated, extended project and have attended meetings to discuss general issues related to community service. Permission of instructor. Pass/Fail.

HON 151. Interdisciplinary: Art and Art History. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the study of visual culture, prehistoric to present. Emphasis on form and context, and acquiring understanding of art materials and techniques. Not for Art majors. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 152. Interdisciplinary: Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology. 3 Hours.

Introduction to major psychiatric disorders and knowledge gained about brain-behavior relationships from behavioral neurobiology. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 153. Interdisciplinary: Biology. 3 Hours.

Selected topics in contemporary biology for non-majors. Animal form and function, behavior, ecology, and evolution. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 154. Interdisciplinary: Literature. 3 Hours.

Short stories, novellas, poems, and plays with an emphasis on the techniques of each genre. American, British and Irish, and world literature from a variety of historical periods. Emphasis on writing and literary analysis while taking an interdisciplinary approach. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 155. Interdisciplinary: Physics. 3 Hours.

Introductory survey of physics. Matter, energy, light. Selective topics in modern physics. Basic laws of physics, modern theories of matter and the universe, cosmic history and evolution. This course is an optionfor freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 156. Interdisciplinary: Law and Ethics. 3 Hours.

Interdisciplinary discussion of the nature and function of law and legal institutions. Ethics and morality in modern society. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 157. Interdisciplinary: Cognitive Science. 3 Hours.

Introduction to major issues in cognitive science drawing from cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, computer science, philosophy, linguistics, behavioral neurology, and cultural anthropology. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 158. Interdisciplinary: Economics. 3 Hours.

Economic principles, economic analysis, trading blocks, examined in an interdisciplinary context. Not intended for Business majors. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 159. Interdisciplinary: Theatre. 3 Hours.

Understanding the theatre experience through class lectures, reading and writing assignments, demonstrations, and discussions. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 160. Interdisciplinary: Government. 3 Hours.

An introduction to the institutions and processes of American government in an interdisciplinary context. Exposure to political cultures and systems around the world. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 161. Interdisciplinary: History. 3 Hours.

An exploration of significant world historical developments from the beginning of the early modern era (approximately 1600 CE) to the present in an interdisciplinary context. Intellectual movements, political revolutions and nationalism, industrialization, cultural changes, and the relationship between Western and non-Western societies. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 162. Interdisciplinary: Mathematics. 3 Hours.

Mathematics is studied in an interdisciplinary context focusing on the development of quantitative reasoning skills, quantitative literacy, and deductive inference. Topics incorporate pre-calculus algebra, pre-calculus trigonometry, probability, descriptive and inferential statistics in the exploration of key mathematical ideas and concepts within the framework of applied math and physics. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 163. Interdisciplinary: Justice Sciences. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the criminal justice system. Examination of crime and delinquency in an interdisciplinary context. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 164. Interdisciplinary: Sociology. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary approach to human social life, its forms and consequences for everyday life. An exploration of social inequalities and differentiation by race, ethnicity, class, and gender. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 165. Interdisciplinary: Communications. 3 Hours.

Perspectives on the history of newspapers, books, magazines, radio, television, cinema, recording industry, and the Internet examined in an interdisciplinary context. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 166. Interdisciplinary: Film. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary analysis of film, and understanding of film as art form. Examination of editing, directing, and other aspects of film production. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 170. Interdisciplinary: Computer Science. 3 Hours.

Introduction to features of modern computing in an interdisciplinary context. Fundamentals of hardware, software, human-computer interfaces, networking, multi-media, databases, privacy and digital security. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 171. Interdisciplinary: Linguistics. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary approach to the scientific study of language. Principles underlying phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Relationships between language and culture, and language and mind. Psycholinguistics. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 172. Interdisciplinary: Foreign Languages & Literatures. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary approach to the exploration of the customs, traditions, languages, ancestry, religions, values, and institutions of varied western and non-western nations through the use of humanities disciplines. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 173. Interdisciplinary: Education. 3 Hours.

Interdisciplinary perspectives on current issues and problems in education, the role and value of diversity in education, and modern trends in effective pedagogy. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 174. Interdisciplinary: Engineering. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary introduction to profession of engineering, engineering design, and problem solving. Not for engineering majors. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 175. Interdisciplinary: Health Professions. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary introduction to current issues in health information management, health care management, medical technology, nuclear medicine technology, and respiratory therapy. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 176. Interdisciplinary: Nursing. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary approach to the practice of professional nursing as an evidence-based, goal-directed activity for assisting patients to achieve optimal health by meeting basic human needs, providing holistic care, and engaging in health promotion. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 178. Interdisciplinary: Medicine. 3 Hours.

Interdisciplinary perspectives on the history of medicine as well as the practice of modern medicine. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 179. Interdisciplinary: Public Health. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the scope of modern public health. Epidemiology. Epidemics and pandemics. Health behavior and occupational health and safety. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 180. Interdisciplinary: African American Studies. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary study of major theoretical, and critical discourses of Black Studies, and its emergence as a political/social movement and discipline. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 181. Interdisciplinary: Women's Studies. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary study of role of women in society through social, political, economic, philosophical, historical, and biological perspectives. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 182. Interdisciplinary: Neuroscience. 3 Hours.

An exploration of the development, structure and function of the nervous system, with a special focus on the brain and its role in behavior and cognitive functions. An examination of the molecular basis of nervous system disorders and diseases. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 183. Interdisciplinary: Nutrition Sciences. 3 Hours.

Introduction to principles of nutrition; metabolism and function of essential nutrients and their relation to growth and optimal functioning of the body; biosynthesis of vitamins; dietary recommendations to promote wellness and prevent chronic disease; human requirements for energy, amino acids, minerals, and vitamins; current human nutritional problems and obesity. This course is an option for freshmen in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 184. Interdisciplinary: Biomedical Engineering. 3 Hours.

Introduction to topics in biomedical engineering. Engineering solutions to problems in genomics, proteomics, and nanotechnology. Introduction to challenges in biomaterials and bioinstrumentation. Not for engineering majors. This course is an option for freshmen in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 186. Interdisciplinary: International Studies. 3 Hours.

An introductory survey of the problems and practices of global cooperation and conflict. Discussion of issues in international economics such as trading blocs, wealth distribution; issues in social justice and human rights; issues in international law and politics such as the United Nations. This course is an option for freshmen in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 195. Interdisciplinary: Natural Sciences. 3 Hours.

Examination and survey of scientific methodologies including biology, geology, physics, chemistry, and important developments in the natural sciences. Recent advances and topics in the natural sciences are examined from an interdisciplinary approach. This course is an option for freshmen students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 200. Seminar: Independent Project. 3 Hours.

The University Honors Program student writes a two-page proposal describing the scope and outcomes of the proposed project to be conducted under the mentorship of an internal and external advisor. The project replaces a regular honors seminar. HON 200 is taken for a grade (A-F). Prerequisite: The proposal must be pre-approved by a majority of the Honors Council. Permission of instructor.

HON 201. Interdisciplinary: English. 3 Hours.

Process and final product of expository, argumentative, and analytical essays in a variety of disciplines. Research and documentation required on essays. Introduction to fundamentals of creative writing. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 202. Interdisciplinary: Chemistry. 3 Hours.

Covers fundamental concepts of organic chemistry and biochemistry studied in an interdisciplinary context. For non-science majors. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 203. Interdisciplinary: Psychology. 3 Hours.

Advanced application of scientific method to behavior. Areas of psychology including learning, motivation, perception, physiological, comparative, personality, abnormal, social, clinical, child development, and individual differences are studied in an interdisciplinary context. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 204. Interdisciplinary: Theology. 3 Hours.

An exploration of religion, its nature, warrant, and significance in an interdisciplinary context. God, evil, religious experience, faith, and reason. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 205. Interdisciplinary: Science. 3 Hours.

Exploration of recent developments in modern biology, chemistry, and physics in an interdisciplinary context. Basic physical laws and structures, cosmic history and evolution. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 206. Interdisciplinary: Anthropology. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary exploration of concept of culture; similarities and differences among human groups. Interpretation of human fossil record; archaeological methods and explorations of ancient civilizations. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 207. Interdisciplinary: Urban Studies. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary study of social and demographic characteristics of cities, structures of urban governments, intergovernmental relations, lifestyles, and electoral politics in metropolitan environments. Urban problems compared to rural and suburban problems. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 208. Interdisciplinary: Music. 3 Hours.

Basic elements of music and music notation: rhythm, scales, keys, and chords. Physical and perceptual nature of musical tones and numerical basis of scales, tuning, and musical instrument design. A variety of music styles are studied in an interdisciplinary context. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 209. Interdisciplinary: Business. 3 Hours.

Survey of business principles, international business, business ethics, and trading blocks in an interdisciplinary context. Business and government interactions. Not intended for Business majors. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 210. Participation in Honors. 1 Hour.

Student must participate in at least eight special events sponsored by the University Honors Program including special lectures, visiting speakers, workshops and field trips. Must have completed HON 110. Permission of instructor. Pass/Fail.

HON 211. Interdisciplinary: Philosophy. 3 Hours.

Introductory survey of philosophy, its nature, methods, and problems explored in an interdisciplinary context. Classic and contemporary readings. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 212. Community Service. 1 Hour.

Student must have signed a contract and completed a minimum 20 hours community service in a designated, extended project and have attended meetings to discuss general issues related to community service. Must have completed HON 112. Permission of instructor. Pass/Fail.

HON 251. Interdisciplinary: Art and Art History. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the study of visual culture, prehistoric to present. Emphasis on form and context, and acquiring understanding of the aesthetic experience. Various media, methods, subject matter, and vocabulary discussed in an interdisciplinary context. Not for Art majors. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 252. Interdisciplinary: Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology. 3 Hours.

Major psychiatric disorders and topics in behavioral biology discussed in an interdisciplinary context. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 253. Interdisciplinary: Biology. 3 Hours.

Selected topics in contemporary biology discussed in an interdisciplinary context. Animal form and function, behavior, ecology, and evolution. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 254. Interdisciplinary: Literature. 3 Hours.

American, British and Irish, and world literature from a variety of historical periods studied in an interdisciplinary context. Emphasis on writing and literary analysis. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 255. Interdisciplinary: Physics. 3 Hours.

Survey of physics. Matter, energy, light. Selective topics in modern physics discussed in an interdisciplinary context. Basic laws of physics, modern theories of matter and the universe, cosmic history and evolution. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 256. Interdisciplinary: Law and Ethics. 3 Hours.

Interdisciplinary discussion of the nature and function of law and legal institutions. The Supreme Court and constitutional issues. Ethics and morality in modern society. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 257. Interdisciplinary: Cognitive Science. 3 Hours.

An introduction to the major issues in modern cognitive science. An interdisciplinary approach drawing from cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, computer science, philosophy, linguistics, behavioral neurology, and cultural anthropology. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 258. Interdisciplinary: Economics. 3 Hours.

Economic principles, economic analysis, stock exchange, trading blocks and world trade examined in an interdisciplinary context. Not intended for Business majors. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 259. Interdisciplinary: Theatre. 3 Hours.

Understanding the theatre experience through class lectures, reading and writing assignments, demonstrations, and discussions. Writing is a significant component of the course. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 260. Interdisciplinary: Government. 3 Hours.

An introduction to the institutions and processes of American government in an interdisciplinary context. Exposure to political cultures and systems around the world. Transitions to democracy. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 261. Interdisciplinary: History. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary exploration of significant world historical developments from the beginning of the early modern era (approximately 1600 CE) to the present. Intellectual movements, political revolutions and nationalism, industrialization, cultural changes, and the relationship between Western and non-Western societies. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 262. Interdisciplinary: Mathematics. 3 Hours.

Mathematics is studied in an interdisciplinary context focusing on the development of quantitative reasoning skills, quantitative literacy, and deductive inference. Topics incorporate pre-calculus algebra, pre-calculus trigonometry, probability, descriptive and inferential statistics in the exploration of key mathematical ideas and concepts within the framework of applied math and physics. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 263. Interdisciplinary: Justice Sciences. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the criminal justice system (police, courts, and corrections). Examination of crime and delinquency in an interdisciplinary context. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 264. Interdisciplinary: Sociology. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary approach to human social life, its forms and consequences for everyday life. An exploration of selective topics related to social inequalities and differentiation by race, ethnicity, class, and gender. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 265. Interdisciplinary: Communications. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary approach to issues in the history of newspapers, books, magazines, radio, television, cinema, recording industry, and the Internet. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 266. Interdisciplinary: Film. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary analysis of film and its role in modern society. The understanding of film as art form. Examination of editing, directing, and other aspects of film production. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 267. Seminar: Tropical Ecology. 3 Hours.

Major tropical ecotypes; ecology of terrestrial, aquatic, and marine tropical organisms. Major portion conducted at tropical field station in Caribbean. Lecture and field trips (May session). Permission of instructors, University Honors Program Director, UAB Study Abroad Director and payment of all study abroad fees required to enroll. This course is equivalent to BY 267 Tropical Ecology, which will take place in the Bahamas.

HON 268. Seminar: Galapagos Ecology. 3 Hours.

An overview of the ecology of the Galapagos Island, with an emphasis on the ecology of terrestrial and marine organsims. Major portion of course conducted on the Galapagos Islands. Lecture & field trips. (May session) Permission of instructors, University Honors Program Director, UAB Study Abroad Director and payment of all study abroad fees required to enroll. This course is equivalent to BY 268-SA, which will take place in Galapagos Islands.

HON 269. Seminar: Rain Forest Ecology. 3 Hours.

Physical and environmental factors that structure rain forest, biodiversity of life, and interactions of its organisms. Prominent biota. Major portion of course taught at tropical field station in Costa Rica. Lecture and field trips. (May session). Permission of instructors, University Honors Program Director, UAB Study Abroad Director and payment of all study abroad fees required to enroll. This course is equivalent to BY 269-SA, which will take place in Costa Rica.
Prerequisites: BY 124 [Min Grade: D]

HON 270. Interdisciplinary: Computer Science. 3 Hours.

Perspectives on modern computing in an interdisciplinary context. Artificial intelligence. Fundamentals of hardware, software, human-computer interfaces, networking, multi-media, databases, privacy and digital security. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 271. Interdisciplinary: Linguistics. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary approach to the scientific study of language. Principles underlying phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Language acquisition, production, and perception. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 272. Interdisciplinary: Foreign Languages. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary approach to the exploration of the customs, traditions, languages, ancestry, religions, values, and institutions of varied western and non-western nations through the use of humanities disciplines. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 273. Interdisciplinary: Education. 3 Hours.

Interdisciplinary perspectives on current issues and problems in education, the role and value of diversity in education, and modern trends in effective pedagogy. Issues in cognitive development. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 274. Interdisciplinary: Engineering. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary introduction to profession of engineering, engineering design, and problem solving. Examination of significant engineering feats in history. Issues facing modern engineering. Not for engineering majors. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 275. Interdisciplinary: Health Professions. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary introduction to current issues in health information management, health care management, and medical technology. Selected topics in the clinical and diagnostic sciences, nutrition, nuclear medicine technology, and rehabilitation sciences. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 276. Interdisciplinary: Nursing. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary approach to the practice of professional nursing as an evidence-based, goal-directed activity for assisting patients to achieve optimal health by meeting basic human needs, providing holistic care, and engaging in health promotion. Selected topics such as health literacy, critical care, etc. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 278. Interdisciplinary: Medicine. 3 Hours.

Interdisciplinary perspectives on the history of medicine as well as the practice of modern medicine. Selected topics in medical technology and bioethical implications. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 279. Interdisciplinary: Public Health. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the scope of modern public health. Interdisciplinary perspectives on epidemiology, Disease transmission, epidemics and pandemics. Health behavior and occupational health and safety. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 280. Interdisciplinary: African American Studies. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary study of major theoretical and critical discourses of Black Studies, and its emergence as a political/social movement and discipline. Selective topics in History, Religion, Social Organization, Politics, Economics, Creative Production, and Psychology. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 281. Interdisciplinary: Women's Studies. 3 Hours.

An interdisciplinary study of role of women in society through social, political, economic, philosophical, historical, and biological perspectives. Theories of women's studies. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 282. Interdisciplinary: Neuroscience. 3 Hours.

An exploration of the development, structure and function of the nervous system, with a special focus on the brain and its role in behavior and cognitive functions. An examination of the molecular basis of nervous system disorders and diseases. Interdisciplinary coverage that spans the anatomy, evolution, development, genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, physiology, electrophysiology, pharmacology, circuitry and pathology of the nervous system. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 283. Interdisciplinary: Nutrition Sciences. 3 Hours.

Overview of principles of nutrition; metabolic disorders; dietary deficiencies and chronic disease; metabolism and function of essential nutrients and their relation to growth and optimal functioning of the body; biosynthesis of vitamins; dietary recommendations to promote wellness; human requirements for energy, amino acids, minerals, and vitamins; current human nutritional problems and obesity. This course is an option for sophomores in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 284. Interdisciplinary: Biomedical Engineering. 3 Hours.

Overview of field of biomedical engineering. Illustrations of engineering solutions to problems in genomics, proteomics, and nanotechnology. Introduction to challenges in biomaterials and bioinstrumentation. Not for engineering majors. This course is an option for sophomores in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 285. Interdisciplinary: Environmental Science. 3 Hours.

Environmental issues related to population growth, environmental health sciences, climate change, water and energy resources, pollution, waste disposal, air/water pollution, plant and animal extinctions, food resources, and sustainability. This course is an option for sophomores in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 286. Interdisciplinary: International Studies. 3 Hours.

An introductory survey of the problems and practices of global cooperation and conflict. Discussion of issues in international economics such as trading blocs, wealth distribution; issues in social justice and human rights; issues in international law and politics such as the United Nations. This course is an option for sophomores in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 295. Interdisciplinary: Natural Sciences. 3 Hours.

Examination and survey of scientific methodologies including biology, geology, physics, chemistry, and important developments in the natural sciences. Recent advances and topics in the natural sciences are examined from an interdisciplinary approach. This course is an option for sophomore students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 301. Interdisciplinary: English. 3 Hours.

Process and final product of expository, argumentative, and analytical essays in a variety of disciplines. Research and documentation required on most essays. Emphasis on developing theses and arguments with textual support. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 302. Interdisciplinary: Chemistry. 3 Hours.

Covers fundamental concepts of organic chemistry and biochemistry in an interdisciplinary context. For non-science majors. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. Writing assignments structured to build on scientific reasoning.

HON 303. Interdisciplinary: Psychology. 3 Hours.

Advanced application of scientific method to behavior. In-depth analysis of areas of psychology including learning, motivation, perception, physiological, comparative, personality, abnormal, social, clinical, child development, and individual differences. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 304. Interdisciplinary: Theology. 3 Hours.

An in-depth exploration of the nature of religion and its role in society in an interdisciplinary context. Comparative religion. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 305. Interdisciplinary: Science. 3 Hours.

Selected topics in contemporary biology, chemistry, and physics. Takes an interdisciplinary approach with a strong emphasis on understanding at the systems level. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 310. Participation in Honors. 1 Hour.

Student must participate in at least eight special events sponsored by the University Honors Program including special lectures, visiting speakers, workshops and field trips. Must have completed HON 210. Permission of instructor. Pass/Fail.

HON 312. Community Service. 1 Hour.

Student must have signed a contract and completed a minimum 20 hours community service in a designated, extended project and have attended meetings to discuss general issues related to community service. Must have completed HON 212. Permission of instructor. Pass/Fail.

HON 313. Seminar: Theology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the nature of religion and its role in culture and society; God, evil, religious experience, faith, and reason; comparative religion; and religious practices. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 314. Seminar: Medicine. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the history of medicine, the practice of modern medicine, narrative medicine, medical instrumentation and surgical techniques. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 315. Seminar: Film. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the history of film, the documentary tradition, and independent filmmaking. See Class Schedule for specific.

HON 316. Seminar: Ethnographic Filmaking. 6 Hours.

Students will document and analyze aspects of human social life using film and video. They will develop an understanding of the visual syntax and narrative structure of successful ethnographic and documentary films through discussion and criticism in the classroom as well as through short film projects of their own. Permission of instructor.

HON 317. Seminar: English. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in creative writing; poetry; expository, argumentative, and analytical essays in a variety of disciplines. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 318. Seminar: Engineering. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in creative writing; poetry; expository, argumentative, and analytical essays in a variety of disciplines. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 319. Seminar: Philosophy. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be considered in any other course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in some area of philosophy, interdisciplinary issues, and important work or works by a great philosopher. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 320. Seminar: English. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in creative writing; poetry; expository, argumentative, and analytical essays in a variety of disciplines. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 321. Seminar: History. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the evolution of religious, political, social, military and economic structures and relationships in Western and non-Western societies. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 322. Seminar: Law. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the nature and function of law and legal institutions. The US Constitution. Decisions of the US Supreme Court. International law. Ethics and morality in modern society. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 323. Seminar: Sociology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in human social life, social inequalities and differentiation by race, ethnicity, class, and gender. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 324. Seminar: Foreign Languages and Literatures. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics related to the customs, traditions, languages, ancestry, religions, values, and institutions of varied western and non-western nations through the use of humanities disciplines. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 325. Seminar: Psychology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in brain-behavior relationships, mental illness, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience, learning and memory, human sexuality, personality, cross cultural issues, and human development. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 326. Seminar: Anthropology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include core topics in cultural anthropology and physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 327. Seminar: Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the history of science and technology; the frontiers of modern science and technology. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 328. Seminar: Mathematics. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in history of mathematics, quantitative reasoning, deductive inference, probability, and descriptive and inferential statistics in the exploration of key mathematical ideas and concepts within the framework of applied math and physics. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 329. Seminar: Chemistry. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in organic chemistry and biochemistry. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 330. Seminar: Physics. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in modern physics, astrophysics and cosmic history, modern theories of matter, and quantum theory. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 331. Seminar: Education. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in curriculum development and instruction, diversity and educational disparities, aptitudes and abilities, and pedagogical techniques. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 332. Seminar: Biology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in some area of biology, interdisciplinary issues, and important new developments in the biological sciences. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 333. Seminar: Geology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: study of the earth, its materials and natural resources; processes of change; interpretation of Earths history through geologic time; atmosphere, weather, and climate change. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 334. Seminar: Communication Studies. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in human communication, interpersonal relationships, nonverbal communication, public relations, and mass media. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 335. Seminar: Library Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: the historical role of the library in culture and society; how libraries play a role in society as disseminators, defenders and preservers of knowledge; issues affecting intellectual freedom; the effects of digital publishing on scholarship; and the evolving structure and function of libraries. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 336. Seminar: Government and Public Service. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the institutions and process of American government, comparative politics, political theory, and contemporary political issues. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 337. Seminar: Urban Affairs. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the policy process at local, state, and federal levels of government. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 338. Seminar: Theatre. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the theatre experience; the history of theatre; and theatre and society. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 339. Seminar: Music. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in music appreciation, history of music, music and mathematics, music perception, and musical genres. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 340. Seminar: Nursing. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the practice of professional nursing, holistic care, health promotion, health literacy, and critical care. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 341. Seminar: Neuroscience. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the development, structure and function of the nervous system, with a special focus on the brain and its role in behavior and cognitive functions; the molecular basis of nervous system disorders and diseases. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 342. Seminar: Medicine. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the history of medicine, the practice of modern medicine, narrative medicine, medical instrumentation and surgical techniques, and issues in bioethics. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 343. Seminar: Medicine. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in information technology, fundamentals of hardware and software, and human-computer interfaces. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 344. Seminar: Computer and Information Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in information technology, fundamentals of hardware and software, and human-computer interfaces. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 345. Seminar: Justice Sciences. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the criminal justice system, crime and delinquency, trends in crime statistics, forensics, privacy, cybercrime, and corrections. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 346. Seminar: Health Related Sciences. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in clinical and diagnostic sciences, nutrition, nuclear medicine technology, occupational and physical therapy, and rehabilitation sciences. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 347. Seminar: Accounting. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in accounting and taxation, management, information systems, business ethics, marketing, and industrial distribution. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 348. Seminar: Business. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in accounting and taxation, management, information systems, business ethics, marketing, and industrial distribution. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 349. Seminar: Economics. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in macroeconomics and microeconomics, labor economics, behavioral economics, law and banking, and international trade. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 350. Seminar: Womens Studies. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the role of women in society through social, political, economic, philosophical, historical, and biological perspectives. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 351. Interdisciplinary: Art and Art History. 3 Hours.

Exploration of visual culture in an interdisciplinary context. The aesthetic experience. Various media, methods, subject matter, and vocabulary. Not for Art majors. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 353. Interdisciplinary: Biology. 3 Hours.

n-depth study of selected topics in contemporary biology discussed in an interdisciplinary context. From microscopic to macroscopic. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 354. Interdisciplinary: Literature. 3 Hours.

Close analysis of a selection of books from American, British and Irish, and world literature in an interdisciplinary context. Emphasis on developing themes for writing literary analyses. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 355. Interdisciplinary: Physics. 3 Hours.

Survey of selective topics in modern physics discussed in an interdisciplinary context. Basic laws of physics, modern theories of matter and the universe, cosmic history and evolution. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 360. Interdisciplinary: Government. 3 Hours.

In-depth analysis on selective issues regarding the institutions and processes of American government in an interdisciplinary context. Exposure to political cultures and systems around the world. Transitions to democracy. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 362. Interdisciplinary: Mathematics. 3 Hours.

Mathematics is studied in an interdisciplinary context focusing on the development of quantitative reasoning skills, quantitative literacy, and deductive inference. Topics incorporate pre-calculus algebra, pre-calculus trigonometry, probability, descriptive and inferential statistics in the exploration of key mathematical ideas and concepts within the framework of applied math and physics. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 363. Interdisciplinary: Justice Science. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the criminal justice system (police, courts, and corrections). Examination of crime and delinquency in an interdisciplinary context. Analyses of rends in crime statistics. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 367. Seminar: Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the history of science and technology; the frontiers of modern science and technology.

HON 368. Seminar: Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the history of science and technology; the frontiers of modern science and technology.

HON 369. Seminar: Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the history of science and technology; the frontiers of modern science and technology. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 377. Seminar: Quilting. 3 Hours.

This course focuses on the art of quilting and its social and cultural context. The history of quilting is examined in an interdisciplinary context. Quilts will be made as part of a group project.

HON 379. Interdisciplinary: Public Health. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the scope of modern public health. Interdisciplinary perspectives on epidemiology, Disease transmission, epidemics and pandemics. Health behavior, occupational health and safety, and health policy. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 383. Seminar: Theatre. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the theatre experience; the history of theatre; and theatre and society. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 384. Seminar: Theatre. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the theatre experience; the history of theatre; and theatre and society. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 385. Seminar: Theatre. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the theatre experience; the history of theatre; and theatre and society. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 386. Seminar: Theatre. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the theatre experience; the history of theatre; and theatre and society. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 387. Seminar: Theology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the nature of religion and its role in culture and society; God, evil, religious experience, faith, and reason; comparative religion; and religious practices. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 388. Seminar: Theology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the nature of religion and its role in culture and society; God, evil, religious experience, faith, and reason; comparative religion; and religious practices. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 389. Seminar: Theology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the nature of religion and its role in culture and society; God, evil, religious experience, faith, and reason; comparative religion; and religious practices. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 390. Seminar: Theology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the nature of religion and its role in culture and society; God, evil, religious experience, faith, and reason; comparative religion; and religious practices. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 391. Seminar: Urban Affairs. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the policy process at local, sate, and federal levels of government. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 392. Seminar: Special Topics. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar offered by a visiting scholar. The topic and content of the course will be in the area of expertise of the scholar in residence. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 393. Interdisciplinary: Arts and Humanities. 3 Hours.

An in-depth interdisciplinary study of major topics and movements within the fields of art, film, literature, music, philosophy, photography, and theatre. This course is an option for third and fourth year Teaching Assistants in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 394. Interdisciplinary: Social and Behavioral Sciences. 3 Hours.

An in-depth interdisciplinary study of major topics and movements within the fields of anthropology, history, political science, psychology, and sociology. This course is an option for third and fourth year Teaching Assistants in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 395. Interdisciplinary: Natural Sciences. 3 Hours.

Examination and survey of scientific methodologies including biology, geology, physics, chemistry, and important developments in the natural sciences. Recent advances and topics in the natural sciences are examined from an interdisciplinary approach. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum.

HON 397. Seminar: Physics. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in modern physics, astrophysics and cosmic history, modern theories of matter, and quantum theory.

HON 399. Honors Research. 1-3 Hour.

This research practicum provides students in the University Honors Program an opportunity to receive academic credit for conducting supervised research with a faculty mentor. Students are required to work 3 hours a week. The practicum does not replace any component of the University Honors curriculum. HON 399 is taken for a grade (A-F). Permission of instructor. (1-3 hrs.).

HON 400. Seminar: English. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: reading, writing, literary analysis, poetry, basic construction, methods and/or grammar. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 410. Seminar: Social Work. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in empirically based social work practice, history of social welfare, family care in cross-cultural perspectives, and social welfare policy analysis. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 412. Seminar: Literature. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in books, short stories, novellas, poems, and plays from variety of historical periods and cultures. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 413. Seminar: African American Studies. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include core areas of African American Studies such as history, religion, social organization, politics, economics, creative production, and psychology. See Class Schedule for specific topic. (Prerequisite: Admittance to the University Honors Program).

HON 414. Seminar: Women's Studies. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include core areas of African American Studies such as history, religion, social organization, politics, economics, creative production, and psychology. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 415. Seminar: African American Studies. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include core areas of African American Studies such as history, religion, social organization, politics, economics, creative production, and psychology. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 416. Seminar: Literature. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in books, short stories, novellas, poems, and plays from variety of historical periods and cultures. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 417. Seminar: Creative Writing. 3 Hours.

In this creative writing course, groups of writers who are joined together by aesthetic approach or political beliefs are studied. Students examine the different sub-genres, styles, and forms, and analyze how authors do what they do and learn how to apply what they learn to their own creative work. Weekly writing assignments and student workshops are designed to produce better writers and also better critical readers of others work. Literary journals are reviewed with an eye toward publication and engagement with the broader world of contemporary poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 418. Seminar: Anthropology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include core topics in cultural anthropology and physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 419. Seminar: Mathematics. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in history of mathematics, quantitative reasoning, deductive inference, probability, and descriptive and inferential statistics in the exploration of key mathematical ideas and concepts within the framework of applied math and physics.

HON 420. Seminar: Sociology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in human social life, social inequalities and differentiation by race, ethnicity, class, and gender. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 421. Seminar: Art & Art History. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in ancient and medieval art, Renaissance art, African and Asian art, modern art, two- and three-dimensional design, graphics, and photography. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 422. Seminar: Art & Art History. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in ancient and medieval art, Renaissance art, African and Asian art, modern art, two- and three-dimensional design, graphics, and photography. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 423. Seminar: Art & Art History. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in ancient and medieval art, Renaissance art, African and Asian art, modern art, two- and three-dimensional design, graphics, and photography. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 424. Seminar: Art & Art History. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in ancient and medieval art, Renaissance art, African and Asian art, modern art, two- and three-dimensional design, graphics, and photography. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 425. Seminar: Gerontology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the biology of aging, psychology of aging, politics of aging, memory disorders, geriatric medicine, death and dying. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 426. Seminar: Literature. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in books, short stories, novellas, poems, and plays from variety of historical periods and cultures. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 427. Seminar: History. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the evolution of religious, political, social, military and economic structures and relationships in Western and non-Western societies. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 428. Seminar: Biology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in some area of biology, interdisciplinary issues, and important new developments in the biological sciences. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 429. Seminar: Biology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in some area of biology, interdisciplinary issues, and important new developments in the biological sciences. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 430. Seminar: Music. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in music appreciation, history of music, music and mathematics, music perception, and musical genres. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 431. Seminar: Film. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the history of film, the documentary tradition, and independent filmmaking. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 432. Seminar: Chemistry. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in organic chemistry and biochemistry. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 433. Seminar: Chemistry. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in organic chemistry and biochemistry. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 434. Seminar: Cognitive Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, computer science, philosophy, linguistics, behavioral neurology, and cultural anthropology. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 435. Seminar: Cognitive Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, computer science, philosophy, linguistics, behavioral neurology, and cultural anthropology. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 436. Seminar: Cognitive Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, computer science, philosophy, linguistics, behavioral neurology, and cultural anthropology. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 437. Seminar: Computer and Information Sciences. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in information technology, fundamentals of hardware and software, and human-computer interfaces. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 438. Seminar: Education. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in curriculum development and instruction, diversity and educational disparities, aptitudes and abilities, and pedagogical techniques. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 439. Seminar: English. 3 Hours.

This course is a recurring seminar that is designed to facilitate in the development and production of the University Honors Programs publication(s) and newsletter(s). The course will provide students with up-to-date information about the printing and publishing industry. It will also give students hands-on experience by developing publication(s) and/or newsletter(s) in class throughout the semester. At least one newsletter is issued semi-annually to students, alumni, and friends of the University Honors Program. Concepts discussed will include writing, proofreading, copy editing, photography, layout and design, printing, publishing, packaging, and distribution. Students may be expected to gather articles and artwork related to the University Honors Program, as well as write, edit, and proofread those articles.

HON 440. Seminar: Political Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in American government, political cultures and institutions of political systems around the world, political theory, political economy, and contemporary political issues. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 441. Seminar: Education. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in curriculum development and instruction, diversity and educational disparities, aptitudes and abilities, and pedagogical techniques. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 442. Seminar: Engineering. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in biomedical engineering, tissue generation, nanotechnology, and bioinstrumentation, bio-imaging, and biomaterials, civil and environmental engineering. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 443. Seminar: Engineering. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in biomedical engineering, tissue generation, nanotechnology, and bioinstrumentation, bio-imaging, and biomaterials, civil and environmental engineering. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 444. Seminar: Environmental Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in sustainability, Green technology, air/water pollution, environmental engineering, waste management, and geology. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 445. Seminar: Environmental Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in sustainability, Green technology, air/water pollution, environmental engineering, waste management, and geology. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 446. Seminar: Government. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the institutions and process of American government, comparative politics, political theory, and contemporary political issues. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 447. Seminar: History. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the evolution of religious, political, social, military and economic structures and relationships in Western and non-Western societies. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 448. Seminar: Education. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the problems and practice of global cooperation and conflict, global power, wealth, and social justice. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 449. Seminar: English. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in creative writing; poetry; expository, argumentative, and analytical essays in a variety of disciplines. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 450. Seminar: International Studies. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the problems and practice of global cooperation and conflict, global power, wealth, and social justice. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 453. Seminar: Physics. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in modern physics, astrophysics and cosmic history, modern theories of matter, and quantum theory.

HON 457. Seminar: International Studies. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the problems and practice of global cooperation and conflict, global power, wealth, and social justice. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 458. Seminar: Justice Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the criminal justice system, crime and delinquency, trends in crime statistics, forensics, privacy, cybercrime, and corrections. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 459. Seminar: Justice Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the criminal justice system, crime and delinquency, trends in crime statistics, forensics, privacy, cybercrime, and corrections. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 460. Seminar: Justice Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the criminal justice system, crime and delinquency, trends in crime statistics, forensics, privacy, cybercrime, and corrections. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 461. Seminar: Justice Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the criminal justice system, crime and delinquency, trends in crime statistics, forensics, privacy, cybercrime, and corrections. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 462. Seminar: Law. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the nature and function of law and legal institutions. The US Constitution. Decisions of the US Supreme Court. International law. Ethics and morality in modern society. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 463. Seminar: Law. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the nature and function of law and legal institutions. The US Constitution. Decisions of the US Supreme Court. International law. Ethics and morality in modern society. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 464. Seminar: Literature. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in books, short stories, novellas, poems, and plays from variety of historical periods and cultures. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 465. Seminar: Literature. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in books, short stories, novellas, poems, and plays from variety of historical periods and cultures. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 466. Seminar: Neuroscience. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the development, structure and function of the nervous system, with a special focus on the brain and its role in behavior and cognitive functions; the molecular basis of nervous system disorders and diseases. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 467. Seminar: Neuroscience. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the development, structure and function of the nervous system, with a special focus on the brain and its role in behavior and cognitive functions; the molecular basis of nervous system disorders and diseases. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 468. Seminar: Neuroscience. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the development, structure and function of the nervous system, with a special focus on the brain and its role in behavior and cognitive functions; the molecular basis of nervous system disorders and diseases. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 469. Seminar: History. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the evolution of religious, political, social, military and economic structures and relationships in Western and non-Western societies. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 470. Seminar: Chemistry. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in organic chemistry and biochemistry. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 471. Seminar: Nursing. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the practice of professional nursing, holistic care, health promotion, health literacy, and critical care. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 472. Seminar: Nursing. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the practice of professional nursing, holistic care, health promotion, health literacy, and critical care. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 473. Seminar: Philosophy. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be considered in any other course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in some area of philosophy, interdisciplinary issues, and important work or works by a great philosopher. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 474. Seminar: Philosophy. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be considered in any other course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in some area of philosophy, interdisciplinary issues, and important work or works by a great philosopher. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 475. Seminar: Philosophy. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be considered in any other course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in some area of philosophy, interdisciplinary issues, and important work or works by a great philosopher. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 476. Seminar: Philosophy. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be considered in any other course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in some area of philosophy, interdisciplinary issues, and important work or works by a great philosopher. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 477. Seminar: Political Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in American government, political cultures and institutions of political systems around the world, political theory, political economy, and contemporary political issues. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 478. Seminar: Psychology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in brain-behavior relationships, mental illness, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience, learning and memory, human sexuality, personality, cross cultural issues, and human development. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 479. Seminar: Psychology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in brain-behavior relationships, mental illness, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience, learning and memory, human sexuality, personality, cross cultural issues, and human development. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 480. Seminar: Psychology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in brain-behavior relationships, mental illness, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience, learning and memory, human sexuality, personality, cross cultural issues, and human development. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 481. Seminar: Political Science. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in American government, political cultures and institutions of political systems around the world, political theory, political economy, and contemporary political issues. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 482. Seminar: Art and Art History. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in ancient and medieval art, Renaissance art, African and Asian art, modern art, two- and three-dimensional design, graphics, and photography. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 483. Seminar: Government. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the institutions and process of American government, comparative politics, political theory, and contemporary political issues. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 484. Seminar: Economics. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in macroeconomics and microeconomics, labor economics, behavioral economics, law and banking, and international trade. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 485. Seminar: Film. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the history of film, the documentary tradition, and independent filmmaking. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 486. Seminar: City as Text. 3 Hours.

City as Text© is a pedagogy developed by the National Collegiate Honors Council, the umbrella organization for all honors programs and colleges in the United States. This experiential learning course allows students to explore a community and obtain first hand knowledge of patterns in housing, commercial development, traffic flow, community activities. Students explore architecture, landscaping, social gatherings, signage as well as talk to residents of the community. Students reflect on and write about their experiences in the community and reflect on their prior expectations before experiencing the community.

HON 487. Seminar: Directed Research. 4 Hours.

This course offers an Oxford tutorial option where the student engages in an in-depth analysis of a specific research topic. The student meets with his/her mentor twice a week to discuss and analyze primary source papers.

HON 488. Seminar: Business. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in accounting and taxation, management, information systems, business ethics, marketing, and industrial distribution. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 489. Seminar: English. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in creative writing; poetry; expository, argumentative, and analytical essays in a variety of disciplines. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 490. Seminar: Anthropology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include core topics in cultural anthropology and physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 491. Seminar: Psychology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in brain-behavior relationships, mental illness, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience, learning and memory, human sexuality, personality, cross cultural issues, and human development. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 492. Seminar: Communications. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in human communication, interpersonal relationships, nonverbal communication, public relations, and mass media. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 493. Seminar: Anthropology. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include core topics in cultural anthropology and physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 494. Seminar: Communications. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in human communication, interpersonal relationships, nonverbal communication, public relations, and mass media. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 495. Seminar: History. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in the evolution of religious, political, social, military and economic structures and relationships in Western and non-Western societies. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 496. Seminar: Public Health. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in epidemiology; disease transmission; epidemics and pandemics; health behavior, occupational health and safety; health care administration, and health care policy. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 497. Seminar: Public Health. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in epidemiology; disease transmission; epidemics and pandemics; health behavior, occupational health and safety; health care administration, and health care policy. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 498. Seminar: Public Health. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in epidemiology; disease transmission; epidemics and pandemics; health behavior, occupational health and safety; health care administration, and health care policy. See Class Schedule for specific topic.

HON 499. Seminar: Economics. 3 Hours.

This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Topics may include: special topics in macroeconomics and microeconomics, labor economics, behavioral economics, law and banking, and international trade. See Class Schedule for specific topic.