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HONR 200 FOUNDATIONS IN WESTERN THOUGHT

This course consists of a series of readings, lectures, and seminars that focus on the seminal voices of Western thought. Students read and discuss the ideas and values of some of the great literature emanating from the Greek, Roman, and Judaic-Christian consciousness. (WC)

Prerequisite: By invitation only as part of the Honors program

(3: 3, 0)

HONR 205 CONTEMPORARY THINKERS

This course is a survey of some of the major ideas, thinkers, events, and movements that have helped shape our age. This course includes lectures, readings, films, projects, research, position papers, and oral presentations. (WC)

Prerequisite: By invitation only as part of the Honors program

(3: 3, 0)

HONR 210 THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

This course consists of a series of readings, lectures, and seminars that focus on some of the unique voices who have helped to define what it is to be "American." Students become conversant in the ideas and values of some of our most famous artists, authors, and thinkers, and learn to define what is culturally unique about the American experience. (AH)

Prerequisite: By invitation only as part of the Honors program

(3: 3, 0)

HONR 215 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

This course has as its central focus the development of leadership ability. The course provides a basic understanding of leadership through group dynamics theory, assists participants in developing a personal philosophy of leadership and an awareness of the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership, and provides the opportunity to develop essential leadership skills through study and observation of the application of these skills.

Prerequisite: By invitation only as part of the Honors program

(3: 3, 0)

HONR 220 INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

This is an interdisciplinary classroom experience which allows students to see how different fields overlap and converge. Students are expected to form connections and synthesize new ideas and applications from areas not normally combined in textbooks. Specific topics vary by semester. HONR 220 may be taken more than once for degree credit.

Prerequisite: By invitation only as part of the Honors program

(3: 3, 0)

HONR 290 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN HONORS OPTION

This independent study course is designed to permit individual students to pursue topics or projects approved by supervising faculty.

Prerequisites:

1. Completion of at least one semester's work in a degree program at SUNY Delhi.

2. A cumulative GPA of at least 2.00, unless there are extenuating circumstances.

3. At least 3 credit hours in one foundation course specific to the discipline, with the permission of the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

4. No more than 6 credit hours of independent study may be taken during any one semester, and no more than 15 credit hours of independent study may be applied toward an associate's degree. The total number of credit hours in independent study that may be applied toward a bachelor's degree depends on the specific bachelor's program.

5. The student and sponsoring faculty member will prepare and submit to the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences an Independent Study contract proposal for approval.

(1-4: 1-4, 0) or, if lab included, (2: 1, 3), (3: 2, 3), or (4: 3, 3) Offered on request

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