Honors College Courses (HON)

Courses

HON 101. Freshman Orientation Seminar. 1 hour.

Introduction to UIC and Honors College opportunities and resources, with emphasis on strategies for success and current issues in higher education. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Honors course.

HON 120. Honors Core in Understanding Individual and Society and Understanding the Past. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the individual and society and understanding the past. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HON 121. Honors Core in Understanding Individual and Society and Understanding Creative Arts. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the individual and society and understanding the creative arts. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Creative Arts course, and Individual and Society course.

HON 122. Honors Core in Understanding Individual and Society and Exploring World Cultures. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the individual and society and exploring world cultures. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Individual and Society course, and World Cultures course.

HON 123. Honors Core in Understanding Individual and Society and Understanding U.S. Society. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the individual and society and understanding U.S. society. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Individual and Society course, and US Society course.

HON 124. Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Understanding the Creative Arts. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the past and understanding the creative arts. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Creative Arts course, and Past course.

HON 125. Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Exploring World Cultures. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes adress topics related to understanding the past and exploring world cultures. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Past course, and World Cultures course.

HON 126. Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Understanding U.S. Society. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the past and understanding U.S. society. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Past course, and US Society course.

HON 127. Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts and Exploring World Cultures. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the creative arts and exploring world cultures. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Creative Arts course, and World Cultures course.

HON 128. Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts and Understanding U.S. Society. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the creative arts and understanding U.S. society. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Creative Arts course, and US Society course.

HON 129. Honors Core in Exploring World Cultures and Understanding U.S. Society. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to exploring world cultures and understanding U.S. society. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and US Society course, and World Cultures course.

HON 130. Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Individual and Society. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world and understanding the individual and society. Course Information: May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors course, and Individual and Society course, and Natural World - No Lab course.

HON 131. Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Past. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world and understanding the past. Course Information: May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors course, and Natural World - No Lab course, and Past course.

HON 132. Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Creative Arts. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world and understanding the creative arts. Course Information: May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors course, and Creative Arts course, and Natural World - No Lab course.

HON 133. Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Exploring World Cultures. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world and exploring world cultures. Course Information: May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors course, and Natural World - No Lab course, and World Cultures course.

HON 134. Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding U.S. Society. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world and understanding U.S. Society. Course Information: May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors course, and Natural World - No Lab course, and US Society course.

HON 140. Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the individual and society. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Individual and Society course.

HON 141. Honors Core in Understanding the Past. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the past. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Past course.

HON 142. Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the creative arts. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and Creative Arts course.

HON 143. Honors Core in Exploring World Cultures. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to exploring world cultures. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and World Cultures course.

HON 144. Honors Core in Understanding U.S. Society. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding U.S. society. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors course, and US Society course.

HON 145. Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World. 3 hours.

An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world. Course Information: May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors course, and Natural World - No Lab course.

HON 200. Honors Lectures. 0 hours.

A series of special non-credit lectures arranged for honors students. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Honors course.

HON 201. Honors Seminar. 1 hour.

A series of specially arranged seminars in different areas of interest. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours with approval. Approval to repeat course granted by the Honors College. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment eligibility may vary from section to section, depending upon topic. Honors course.

HON 202. Honors Tutoring. 0 hours.

Provides students with the opportunity to tutor students in approved subjects. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated with approval. Approval to repeat course granted by the Honors College. Prerequisite(s): Approval of the Honors College. Honors course.

HON 222. Honors Activity. 0 hours.

Honors work in an approved course or individual project. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Required each fall and spring term for all Honors College students; optional for Honors College students who complete an Honors activity during the summer session. Honors course.

HON 225. Honors Research. 0 hours.

Individual research not covered by standard courses under close supervision of a faculty member. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated with approval. Approval to repeat course granted by the Honors College. Prerequisite(s): Approval of the Honors College. Honors course.

HON 294. Honors Inquiries. 3 hours.

An in-depth exploration of issues confronting a topic of significance. Through reading and engaged discussion, students will learn substantive material as well as critical thinking skills. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or above; or consent of the instructor. Honors course.

HON 301. Foundations for the Future. 1 hour.

This 1-hour seminar provides upper-level Honors students structured support, focusing on preparation for topics in four primary areas: (1) scholarship; (2) awards; (3) career/graduate schools; and (4) long-term future issues. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Honors course.

HON 322. Honors Capstone Activity. 0 hours.

Independent, in-depth examination of an approved topic under the close supervision of a faculty advisor. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Honors course.

HON 401. Advanced Honors Seminar. 3 hours.

Student, faculty, and invited guests act as partners in the in-depth exploration of a focused topic. This interaction is fostered though common readings, written assignments, and open discussions. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Students may register for more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or above and consent of the instructor. Graduate students may obtain instructor consent. Recommended background: HON 201. Honors course.