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Effective Fall 2016. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
HON101 Honors Colloquium Credit Hours: 3.00
An interdisciplinary course introducing honors students to scholarly research, writing, and conversation. Includes defining and debating contemporary issues in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, business, technology, and/or math. Also includes opportunities for students to develop their critical thinking and creativity; to enhance their practices of research, critical reflection, argumentation, and collaboration; to identify and clarify "real world" issues; to improve their problem-solving capabilities using appropriate group interaction; and to explore their understandings of cultural diversity in local and global contexts.
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Information: Students must be eligible for Honors courses based on placement tests, and have a 3.5 GPA or higher, and/or be a Pima Scholar before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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HON210 College Honors Advisory Council Credit Hours: 1.00
Student representatives to the College Honors Advisory Council (CHAC) attend CHAC meetings and participate in discussions and decision making; participate in Honors Program events and engagement activities, including local campus events; and take on leadership roles in the Honors Program, the Honors Club, PTK, and/or their local campuses.
Prerequisite(s): HON 101 or concurrent enrollment.
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Information: May be taken three times for a maximum of three credit hours.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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HON244 Honors Field Excursions Credit Hours: 1-3.00
Field excursions provide academic development through travel and study. Students study issues and ideas related to the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, businesses, technology, and/or math in real world settings. Excursions provide students with direct experience of domestic cultures and subcultures. Excursions may include a range of visits to domestic or foreign cultural and educational sites; to scientific or business locations; local field excursions; or attendance at conferences and meetings.
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Recommendation: Consult instructor for prerequisite(s) and/or corequisite(s) specific to planned excursions.
Information: Must qualify for Honors program. Faculty or Advisor approval may be required. Depending on the nature of the excursion, there may be additional prerequisite(s) and/or corequisite(s). May require domestic or foreign travel expenses.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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HON280 Advanced Honors Colloquium Credit Hours: 1-3.00
In-depth interdisciplinary course enhancing honors students' scholarly research, writing, and conversation. Includes defining, discussing, and debating contemporary issues in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, business, technology, and math. Also includes opportunities for students to develop their creativity; to improve their practices of critical reflection, argumentation, research, and collaboration; to identify and clarify "real world" issues; and to improve problem-solving capabilities using appropriate group interaction. Course content may be organized around special topics, themes,
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Information: Must qualify for Honors program. Faculty or Advisor approval may be required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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HON296 Honors Independent Study Project Credit Hours: 1-3.00
Exploration of special interest areas for Honors students. Content to be determined jointly by student and faculty mentor.
Prerequisite(s): HON 101.
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Information: May be taken three times for a maximum of three credit hours.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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