Honors (HON)

Courses

HON 104A. Language and Meaning: Critical Thinking. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program
(GE=A4, C2, A2)
An integrated course in the Honors Program meeting General Education requirements for basic skills in critical thinking, philosophy and communication. Emphasizes using the various basic skills in the process of exploring specific current issues.

HON 104B. Language and Meaning: Introduction to Philosophy. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program
(GE=A1, A2, A4)
An integrated course in the Honors Program meeting General Education requirements for basic skills in composition, critical thinking, and communication. The course emphasizes using the various basic skills in the process of exploring specific current issues.

HON 104C. Language and Meaning: Oral Communication. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program
(GE=A4, C2, A2)
An integrated course in the Honors Program meeting General Education requirements for basic skills in critical thinking, philosophy and communication. Emphasizes using the various basic skills in the process of exploring specific current issues.

HON 105A. Honors Colloquium. 1 Unit.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program
Analysis and discussion of current ideas and events. Freshman students admitted to the Honors Program are required to enroll in the colloquium each of the three quarters of their freshman year. Graded credit/no credit.

HON 105B. Honors Colloquium. 1 Unit.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program
Analysis and discussion of current ideas and events. Freshman students admitted to the Honors Program are required to enroll in the colloquium each of the three quarters of their freshman year. Graded credit/no credit.

HON 105C. Honors Colloquium. 1 Unit.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program
Analysis and discussion of current ideas and events. Freshman students admitted to the Honors Program are required to enroll in the colloquium each of the three quarters of their freshman year. Graded credit/no credit.

HON 205A. Honors Seminar. 1 Unit.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program
Research and discussion of current events and ideas. Sophomore students continuing in the Honors Program, as well as students entering the program as sophomores or juniors, are required to enroll in the seminar each of the three quarters. Graded credit/no credit.

HON 205B. Honors Seminar. 1 Unit.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program
Research and discussion of current events and ideas. Sophomore students continuing in the Honors Program, as well as students entering the program as sophomores or juniors, are required to enroll in the seminar each of the three quarters. Graded credit/no credit.

HON 205C. Honors Seminar. 1 Unit.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program
Research and discussion of current events and ideas. Sophomore students continuing in the Honors Program, as well as students entering the program as sophomores or juniors, are required to enroll in the seminar each of the three quarters. Graded credit/no credit.

HON 306. Expository Writing for Honors. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program, satisfaction of the GE written communication (A1) requirement and a minimum of 90 quarter (60 semester) units of college credit
Advanced expository writing workshop for students in the Honors Program. Writing will include documented research reports, summaries, and analytical papers. Papers and research will be directed toward developing and preparing a final draft report for the senior project. Course fulfills the graduation requirement in writing proficiency. No more than one of the expository writing courses (EDUC 306, ENG 306, HON 306, HUM 306, MGMT 306, NSCI 306, SSCI 306) may be taken for credit. Students who have received a grade of no credit in any combination of the expository writing courses two or more times must meet with the 306 coordinator or designee to design a developmental writing plan as a condition for enrolling for a third quarter. All students must obtain junior status at the time of registration or their course request will be cancelled. Formerly HON 495. Graded A, B, C/no credit.

HON 315. Special Topics. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program
Examination of selected topics for students in the Honors Program. May be repeated for credit as topics change.

HON 598. Honors Senior Project. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: acceptance into the Honors Program and senior standing
Provides an opportunity for students to conduct an independent project under faculty supervision. Project may be a lengthy research paper, a public performance, a laboratory experiment, a work of art, or may take other forms.