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Honors Program Courses (HSS)

GE Core denotes General Education Core credit;
GE Marker
denotes General Education Marker credit;
CAR denotes College Additional Requirement credit.

Proseminars

The Honors Proseminar course provides a one semester introduction to the International Honors Program for entering students and is required for all students who wish to complete the International Honors Program.

198 Honors Proseminar (1:1:1)

Pr. Must be taken in the first fall semester after being admitted to the Lloyd International Honors College.

Introduction to a liberal education in a global context, to cultural self-awareness and shock, and to methods for taking ownership of one's own education. (Fall)

298 Experimental Course: Honors Proseminar III: Introduction to Research (1:1)

Comprehensive introduction to nature and structure of research/scholarship in different academic disciplines. Includes hands-on training in defining and answering research questions and online and library research methods. (Offered fall '08)

Seminars

Honors Seminars may be used to meet General Education Core requirements in the credit areas indicated below. They, however, cannot substitute for introductory prerequisites in the major. Specific topics will vary from year to year.

 

101 First-Year Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GPM

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Historical study of human culture from ancient times to the 17th century. (Fall)

102 First-Year Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GMO

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Historical study of human culture from the 17th century to the present. (Fall)

103 First-Year Seminar in the Physical Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GPS

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of physical sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall)

104 First-Year Seminar in the Life Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GLS

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of life sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall)

105 First-Year Seminar in the Fine Arts (3:3)

GE Core: GFA

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of selected topics in the fine arts, which include painting, sculpture, cinema, dance, music, theatre, architecture, and design. (Fall)

106 First-Year Seminar in Philosophical/Religious/Ethical Principles (3:3)

GE Core: GPR

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of philosophical, religious, and ethical traditions that have shaped societies in the past and the present. (Fall)

107 First-Year Seminar in Literature (3:3)

GE Core: GLT

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of works of literature and the social and historical contexts from which they come. (Fall)

108 First-Year Seminar in Social and Behavioral Studies (3:3)

GE Core: GSB

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of the interrelationship between individuals and society and of the social and intellectual contexts of events and situations. (Fall)

111 First-Year Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GPM

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Historical study of human culture from ancient times to the 17th century. (Fall)

112 First-Year Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GMO

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Historical study of human culture from the 17th century to the present. (Fall or Spring)

113 First-Year Seminar in the Physical Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GPS

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of physical sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall)

114 First-Year Seminar in the Life Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GLS

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of life sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall)

115 First-Year Seminar in the Fine Arts (3:3)

GE Core: GFA

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of selected topics in the fine arts, which include painting, sculpture, cinema, dance, music, theatre, architecture, and design. (Fall)

116 First-Year Seminar in Philosophical/Religious/Ethical Principles (3:3)

GE Core: GPR

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of philosophical, religious, and ethical traditions that have shaped societies in the past and the present. (Fall)

117 First-Year Seminar in Literature (3:3)

GE Core: GLT

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of works of literature and the social and historical contexts from which they come. (Fall)

118 First-Year Seminar in Social and Behavioral Studies (3:3)

GE Core: GSB

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of the interrelationship between individuals and society and of the social and intellectual contexts of events and situations. (Fall)

121 First-Year Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GPM

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Historical study of human culture from ancient times to the 17th century. (Fall)

122 First-Year Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GMO

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Historical study of human culture from the 17th century to the present. (Fall)

123 First-Year Seminar in the Physical Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GPS

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of physical sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall)

124 First-Year Seminar in the Life Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GLS

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of life sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall)

125 First-Year Seminar in the Fine Arts (3:3)

GE Core: GFA

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of selected topics in the fine arts, which include painting, sculpture, cinema, dance, music, theatre, architecture, and design. (Fall)

126 First-Year Seminar in Philosophical/Religious/Ethical Principles (3:3)

GE Core: GPR

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of philosophical, religious, and ethical traditions that have shaped societies in the past and the present. (Fall)

127 First-Year Seminar in Literature (3:3)

GE Core: GLT

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of works of literature and the social and historical contexts from which they come. (Fall)

128 First-Year Seminar in Social and Behavioral Studies (3:3)

GE Core: GSB

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Study of the interrelationship between individuals and society and of the social and intellectual contexts of events and situations. (Fall)

138 First-Year Seminar in Cultural Anthropology (3:3)

GE Core: GSB

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director; open to first-year students only

Students may not receive credit for both ATY 213 and HSS 138

Cultural anthropology attempts to stimulate interest in basic questions about human nature and human adaptation, including major theoretical approaches, the nature of field work, and an examination of selected topics. (Fall)

201 Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GPM

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Historical study of human culture from ancient times to the 17th century. (Fall or Spring)

202 Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GMO

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Historical study of human culture from the 17th century to the present. (Fall or Spring)

203 Seminar in the Physical Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GPS

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of physical sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall or Spring)

204 Seminar in the Life Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GLS

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of life sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall or Spring)

205 Seminar in the Fine Arts (3:3)

GE Core: GFA

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of selected topics in the fine arts, which include painting, sculpture, cinema, dance, music, theatre, architecture, and design. (Fall or Spring)

206 Seminar in Philosophical/Religious/Ethical Principles (3:3)

GE Core: GPR

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of philosophical, religious, and ethical traditions that have shaped societies in the past and the present. (Fall or Spring)

207 Seminar in Literature (3:3)

GE Core: GLT

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of works of literature and the social and historical contexts from which they come. (Fall or Spring)

208 Seminar in Social and Behavioral Studies (3:3)

GE Core: GSB

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of the interrelationship between individuals and society and of the social and intellectual contexts of events and situations. (Fall or Spring)

211 Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GPM

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Historical study of human culture from ancient times to the 17th century. (Fall or Spring)

212 Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GMO

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Historical study of human culture from the 17th century to the present. (Fall or Spring)

213 Seminar in the Physical Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GPS

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of physical sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall or Spring)

214 Seminar in the Life Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GLS

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of life sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall or Spring)

215 Seminar in the Fine Arts: Global Non-Western (3:3)

GE Core: GFA

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of selected topics in Global Non-Western fine arts, which include painting, sculpture, cinema, dance, music, theatre, architecture, and design. (Fall or Spring)

216 Seminar in Philosophical/Religious/Ethical Principles (3:3)

GE Core: GPR

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of philosophical, religious, and ethical traditions that have shaped societies in the past and the present. (Fall or Spring)

217 Seminar in Literature (3:3)

GE Core: GLT

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of works of literature and the social and historical contexts from which they come. (Fall or Spring)

218 Seminar in Social and Behavioral Studies (3:3)

GE Core: GSB

GE Marker: GN

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of the interrelationship between individuals and society and of the social and intellectual contexts of events and situations. (Fall or Spring)

221 Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GPM

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Historical study of human culture from ancient times to the 17th century. (Fall or Spring)

222 Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern (3:3)

GE Core: GHP

CAR: GMO

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Historical study of human culture from the 17th century to the present. (Fall or Spring)

223 Seminar in the Physical Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GPS

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of physical sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall or Spring)

224 Seminar in the Life Sciences (3:3)

GE Core: GNS

CAR: GLS

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of life sciences with attention to the methods of scientific investigation. (Fall or Spring)

225 Seminar in the Fine Arts (3:3)

GE Core: GFA

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of selected topics in the fine arts, which include painting, sculpture, cinema, dance, music, theatre, architecture, and design. (Fall or Spring)

226 Seminar in Philosophical/Religious/Ethical Principles (3:3)

GE Core: GPR

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of philosophical, religious, and ethical traditions that have shaped societies in the past and the present. (Fall or Spring)

227 Seminar in Literature (3:3)

GE Core: GLT

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of works of literature and the social and historical contexts from which they come. (Fall or Spring)

228 Seminar in Social and Behavioral Studies (3:3)

GE Core: GSB

GE Marker: GL

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Study of the interrelationship between individuals and society and of the social and intellectual contexts of events and situations. (Fall or Spring)

Honors Electives

220 Student Seminar (2:2)

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

Students (usually eight to ten) agree on a general topic for a semester’s study. Each participant defines a special interest to be explored individually as a contributing member of the group. A faculty member directs the group’s discussions. (Fall & Spring)

299 Honors International Experience (0)

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College and previously undertaken approved Honors International Experience

Grade: Pass/Not Pass (P/NP)

Students report on their Honors International Experience to students in HSS 198 or 199 through a combination of oral reports and written materials. (Fall & Spring)

300 Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar (3:3)

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit as topic changes.

Interdisciplinary seminar focusing on a particular theme or topic and taught by two faculty members from different disciplines or schools. Topic varies each semester. (Fall & Spring)

310 Honors Abroad (3)

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Special requirements: travel to the host country

Exploration of the culture of another country, done on site in the country and under the guidance of a UNCG faculty member (usually through UNCG’s Student Exchange Program). (Fall & Spring & Summer)

350 Washington Experience (3:3)

Coreq. HSS 330 independent study or equivalent 3 s.h. independent study or distance course in any department; and HSS 499 internship or equivalent 6 s.h. internship in any department

Exploration through site visits and seminars of the role of a national capital in the determination of public policy and national culture in diverse democracies using Washington, DC, as text. (Fall & Spring & Summer)

400, 401 Senior Honors Seminar (3), (3)

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

Provides qualified students with the opportunity to study special topics in an advanced seminar setting with the rigorous and intense discipline implied at the senior level. (Fall & Spring)

Honors Directed Study

320 Honors Tutorial (1–3)

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated once for credit if the topic of study changes.

Students (usually 4 or 5) meet with a faculty member to explore an agreed upon set of topics. The faculty member will guide the discussion. (Fall or Spring)

330 Honors Independent Study (1–3)

Pr. admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

May be repeated once for credit if the topic of study changes.

Student consults with a supervising faculty member to develop a program of concentrated study and investigation within a particular discipline. (Fall & Spring)

490 Senior Honors Project (3)

Pr. senior status and admission to the Lloyd International Honors College or permission of the director

Independent original scholarship, completed under the supervision of a faculty member. Work culminates in an original essay, annotated creative work or performance, scientific report, or other special project. (Fall & Spring)

499 Washington Internship (6–9:0:32)

Coreq. HSS 330 independent study or equivalent 3 s.h. independent study in any department; and HSS 350, Washington Experience.

Field learning experience in governmental or private organizations in Washington, DC. Students will generate products such as briefings, research memoranda, and policy analyses. (Fall & Spring & Summer)

Departmental Honors Sections

Many departments offer Honors sections of regularly-scheduled courses (listed under H Honors in the Course Category section of the Online Course Search). In addition, most departments offer advanced independent study Honors work in their major through XXX 493:

 

XXX 493 Honors Work (3–6)

Pr. 3.30 GPA in the major, 12 s.h. in the major.

May be repeated for credit if the topic of study changes.

(See individual Departmental listings; note that the course number for Theatre Honors Work is THR 483, and History Honors courses are divided by area, see HIS 491, 492, or 493.) Disciplinary Honors work providing students with advanced study of the primary subject matter in their area of specialization.