Honors Program (HNRS)

HNRS 294 —  Second Year Honors Colloquium Course count: 0 

Evening workshops and discussions focused on developing academic skills and interests. Formal workshops prepare students to write an intellectual autobiography, submit applications for grants and fellowships, and make formal academic presentations. Pass/No Pass.

Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to 2nd year students in the College Honors Program.

GPA units: 0.5

HNRS 295 —  Third Year Honors Colloquium Course count: 0 

Evening workshops and discussions focused on developing academic skills and interests. Formal workshops prepare students to write an intellectual autobiography, submit applications for grants and fellowships, and make formal academic presentations. Pass/No Pass.

Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to 3rd year students in the College Honors Program.

GPA units: 0.5

HNRS 296 —  Fourth Year Honors Colloquium Course count: 0 

Evening workshops and discussions focused on developing academic skills and interests. Formal workshops prepare students to write an intellectual autobiography, submit applications for grants and fellowships, and make formal academic presentations. Pass/No Pass.

Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to 4th year students in the College Honors Program.

GPA units: 0.5

HNRS 299 —  Honors Seminar Course count: 1 

Required seminar for sophomore honors students. Three faculty members from three different disciplines together engage the newly-selected honors students from majors across the curriculum in a multidisciplinary approach to the metaphysical, cultural, spiritual, and material aspects of human nature. More generally, this course hopes to model integrative thinking and study. One unit.

Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to 2nd year students in the College Honors Program.

GPA units: 1

HNRS 395 —  Honors Seminar Course count: 1 

Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to 3rd and 4th year students in the College Honors Program.

GPA units: 1

HNRS 494 —  Honors Thesis Course count: 1 

Honors seniors take one unit's worth of thesis credit each semester, which is graded at the end of the second semester by the student's advisor, with input from readers. The thesis is a substantial independent project either in or out of a student's major, which means that it may count for major credit or not. Two units.

GPA units: 0

HNRS 495 —  Honors Thesis Course count: 1 

Honors seniors take one unit's worth of thesis credit each semester, which is graded at the end of the second semester by the student's advisor, with input from readers. The thesis is a substantial independent project either in or out of a student's major, which means that it may count for major credit or not. Two units.

GPA units: 2