Honors Program Courses

Fall 2016 Honors Courses

HRS 100: Beginnings of the Christian Intellectual Tradition

  • Section A: Fr. Ross Romero
  • Section B & C: Dr. Dana Michelle Robinson

HRS 200: The Modern World

  • Section A: Dr. Matthew Averett
  • Section B: Dr. Greg Zacharias
  • Section C: Dr. Eileen Dugan

Sources and Methods Courses

  • Topics in Political Science, Dr. Richard Witmer
  • Imagination to Invention, Dr. Robert Snipp and Dr. Patricia Snipp
  • American Classical Music, Dr. Barron Breland
  • Antiquity in Modern Media, Dr. Leonard Greenspoon
  • The Search for Christian Unity, Dr. H. Ashley Hall
  • Multiculturalism, Dr. Richard White

High-level foreign language courses will count for SAM credit. For more information, please contact Dr. Hause.

Honors Program Course Offerings

Honors Foundational Sequence

HRS100/HFSI: Beginning of the Christian Intellectual Tradition
HRS101/HFSII: The Rise of the West
HRS200/HFSIII: The Modern World

Honors Sources and Methods Courses (SAMs)

HRS302: Research in the Writing of Poetry
HRS301: The Epistemology of Political Science
HRS303: Fuzzy Math Logic
HRS304: Noncitizens in Democratic Athens
HRS305: Intelligence - Multiple Perspectives
HRS306: Organization Learning: Finding Your Place in the World
HRS307: Writing Our Lives: Identity and Culture in Personal Writing
HRS308: The Theology of Medieval Women
HRS309: Philosophy and Economics: Method and Horizon of Discourse
HRS310: Metaphysics of Film
HRS311: Graph Theory
HRS312: Gödel, Escher, Bach
HRS313: European Literary Modernism
HRS314: This View of Life - Evolutionary Biology
HRS315: Imagination to Invention
HRS316: American Identity in the World
HRS317: European Metropolis 1900
HRS318: Animals, Persons, and Ethics
HRS319: The Psychology of Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Intergroup Conflict
HRS320: Cosmology and our Evolving Understanding of the Universe
HRS321: The Age of the Samurai
HRS322: The Catholic Church and Latin America
HRS324: Classics of Social Theory: Positivism and its Discontents
HRS325: Evolution and Human Behavior
HRS326: Gender in Classical Antiquity
HRS327: Greek Tragedy: Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts
HRS328: Critical Perspectives of Disability and Society
HRS329: In Search of the Promised Land: Religion and Place in America
HRS330: Christian and Jewish Theology after the Holocaust
HRS331: Representations of Piracy from 1600 to the present
HRS332: Thugs, Preps, and Playas: Critical approaches to Masculinities
HRS333: The Renaissance Artist
HRS334: Green Chemistry and Sustainability
HRS335: Not Lost in Translation: What goes into a Translation of the Bible and what we can take out of it
HRS336: The Theory, Method, and Art of Autoethnography
HRS337: Musicology and Difference: Gender and Sexuality in Music Scholarship
HRS338: Research in Writing Poetry
HRS339: The Age of Augustus
HRS340: Green Cultural Studies: Nature, Space and Bodies in Postmodern Culture
HRS341: History and Future of the Book
HRS342: Modeling Global Issues
HRS344: The Literature of Mysticism
HRS345: The World and Writings of St. Augustine
HRS347: Stoics in Film and Literature
HRS348: Pictures and Words: The Visual Book
HRS399: The Scottish Enlightenment
HRS497: Directed Independent Research