honors seminar 2017

Spring 2021 Seminars

Course Title Description Time Hours Room Instructor

HON 301 - H1

Environmental Economics  Learn what economics teaches us about the environment and such things as runaway wildfires, water shortages, and climate change M 9:40 1.0 Remote B. Mahalingam 

HON 301 - H2

Reacting to the Past History and D&D! Cut secret deals, stab allies in the back, and turn the world upside down. Learn about Revolutionary New York and become an 18th-century character as we play a game set in that period.   T, R 2:40 1.0 Remote C. Sears

HON 301 - H3 

Understanding Poverty in the US This life-changing, service-learning course covers legal, sociological, and economic perspectives on poverty in the United States. Students will do service hours as part of the course.  F 9:40 1.0 FFH 138 & Remote C. Steidl

HON 301 - H4

When am I Ever Going to Use Math? See career options in mathematics, hear how it is used in graduates' jobs, and gain networking opportunities. Introductions to widely applicable topics in discrete mathematics, such as coding theory, graph theory, actuarial science, casino games, and analysis.  T 4:20 1.0 FFH 138 & Remote T. Johnson

HON 301 - H5 

Understanding Professionalism  Learn how to thrive in a professional work environment through classwork and by pairing with a mentor from the Millbridge Foundation. Mentors have an average of 30 years of work experience, industry knowledge, and a network of professional connections.  R 11:20 1.0 FFH 138 & Remote C. Bailey 

HON 301 - H6

Cities, Work, Globalization Study how work, cities, and globalization connect to produce issues of labor shortage, poverty, migration, and "mega-cities". T 1:00 1.0 Remote A. D'Costa

HON 201 - H1

Scholarships and Graduate School Prep Learn about graduate school and graduate fellowship application processes. Develop a plan and create drafts of personal essays for getting into graduate programs. Now open to freshman. GPA of 3.75 required. T, R  9:40 1.0 MOR 100 & Remote J. Staton

HON 399 - H1


Introduction to Space Science Learn the basics of space science in this 3-hour course. Topics include: plasma as the 4th state of matter, cosmic rays, gamma ray bursts, and more! Requires Cal C and Physics 112/115 M, W 9:40  3.0

FFH 138 & Remote

Y. Zou