HONORS COLLEGE

Core Courses and Equivalencies

Honors Core Curriculum Credits General Core Curriculum Credits
Honors English (HEG 21, 22) 6 ENG 16
Core Seminar (COS 50)
ENG 61-64
3
3
6
Honors Philosophy (HHP 21, 22) 6  Philosophy (PHI 61, 62) 6
Honors Spanish (HLS 21,22) or Honors French (HLF 21, 22) 6 Foreign Language 6
Honors Art (HAR 21, 22) 3 Music/Art/Dance/Theater 61 3
Honors History (HHI 21, 22) 6 History (HIS 1, 2) 6
Social Science (HSS 21, 22) and Honors Psychology (HPS 21) 6 Social Science from Anthropology 4, 5; Economics 1, 2; Political Science 11; Psychology 3; and Sociology 3 6
Honors Speech (HSP 21, 22) 3 Speech (SPE 3) 3
Honors Electives 9 or 12 Upper Level Liberal Arts Electives 9-12

 


HAR 21 Art, Music, and Dance in Social Context
An introduction to the language of the arts as well as the methodologies used to analyze and appreciate the arts. HAR 21, American Modern, focuses on Modernism in America, tracing the development of modern music, art and dance from the early 20th century (1900) through the 1940's. The historical, social and cultural trends that emerged in this period—and how and why they influenced the arts—will also be studied. Credits: 3; Every Fall.

HAR 22 Art, Music, and Dance in Social Context
An introduction to the language of the arts as well as the methodologies used to analyze and appreciate the arts. HAR 22, American Postmodern, examines the roots of Post-Modernism and traces its development in music, art and dance from the 1950s to the present. The historical, social and cultural trends that emerged in this period—an how and why they influenced the arts—will also be studied. Credits: 3; Every Spring.

HEG 21 Literature of the Human Imagination
An introduction to the nature and function of literature. Emphasis is on critical skills needed for the appraisal and interpretation of literature. Texts are selected from all genres and reflect literature of historical and contemporary cultures around the globe. Taken in conjunction with Honors History (HHI 21) and Honors Philosophy (HHP 21). Satisfies the English and WAC requirements for
graduation. Credits: 3; Every Fall.

HEG 22 Literature of the Human Imagination
An introduction to the nature and function of literature. Emphasis is on critical skills needed for the appraisal and interpretation of literature. Texts are selected from all genres and reflect literature of historical and contemporary cultures around the globe. Taken in conjunction with Honors History (HHI 22) and Honors Philosophy (HHP 22). Satisfies the English and WAC requirements for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Spring

HLS 21 Honors Spanish
An introductory speaking, reading, and understanding Spanish course that places a major emphasis on learning Spanish as it is spoken within its cultural context. It is designed to raise the verbal competency of students with little or no prior exposure to the language through the use of Spanish multi-media and exposure to Spanish language oriented cultural and artistic events in New York City. Satisfies the language requirement for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Fall.

HLS 22 Honors Spanish
An introductory speaking, reading, and understanding Spanish course that places a major emphasis on learning Spanish as it is spoken within its cultural context.  It is designed to raise the verbal competency of students with little or no prior exposure to the language through the use of Spanish multi-media and exposure to Spanish language oriented cultural and artistic events in New York City. Satisfies the language requirement for graduation. The pre-requisite of HLS 21 or SPA 11 is required. Credits: 3; Every Spring.

HHI 21 Perspectives on Human History
A study of political, economic and social trends in world history aimed at discovering the nature of historical fact. Taken in conjunction with Honors Literature (HEG 21) and Honors Philosophy (HHP 21). Satisfies the History and WAC requirements for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Fall

HHI 22 Perspectives on Human History
A study of political, economic and social trends in world history aimed at discovering the nature of historical fact. Taken in conjunction with Literature (HEG 22) and Honors Philosophy (HHP 22). Satisfies the History and WAC requirements for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Spring

HSM 25 University Honors Seminar
Taken in conjunction with Honors Literature (HEG 21), History (HHI 21), and Philosophy (HHP 21). Hours are arranged each semester as part of the requirement for this course cluster. Pass/Fail only; Credits: 0; Every Fall

HSM 26 University Honors Seminar

Taken in conjunction with Honors Literature (HEG 22), History (HHI 22), and Philosophy (HHP 22). Hours are arranged each semester as part of the requirement for this course cluster. Pass/Fail only; Credits: 0; Every Spring.

HHP 21 Philosophy of Human Values in Perspective
An introduction to classic texts and problems in the history of philosophy as well as an exploration of the leading traditions of ethical and social thought from the ancient to the early modern world. This course encourages students to reflect on their own values in light of major ethical traditions and in relation to contemporary social issues. Taken in conjunction with Honors Literature (HEG 21) and Honors History (HHI 21). Satisfies the Philosophy and WAC requirements for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Fall.

HHP 22 Philosophy of Human Values in Perspective
An introduction to classic texts and problems in the history of philosophy as well as an exploration of the leading traditions of ethical and social thought from the early modern world to the present. This course encourages students to reflect on their own values in light of major ethical traditions and in relation to contemporary social issues. Taken in conjunction with Honors Literature (HEG 22) and Honors History (HHI 22). Satisfies the Philosophy and WAC requirements for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Spring.

HSS 21 Civilization and Social Institutions
An introduction to social science, HSS 21 combines disciplinary approaches from the various social sciences (e.g., Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science) to provide students with an understanding of social science methodology, including the use of surveys, statistical models, and comparative/ cross-cultural analysis. Satisfies three credits of the six credit social science requirement for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Fall.

HSS 22 Civilization and Social Institutions
An introduction to social science, HSS 22 introduces students to the major economic, political, historical, and social influences that have shaped American culture with the aim of defining problems and methods in the social sciences. Satisfies three credits of the six credit social science requirement for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Spring.

HSP 21 Political Rhetoric Seminar
An exploration of effective oral communication, with emphasis on the analysis of classical and contemporary modes of political rhetoric. Students study oral communication through a variety of media, including written speeches, television, advertising, film and the Internet. Student presentations are an integral part of this course. Satisfies the speech requirement for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Fall and Spring.

HSP 22 Theatre as Social Ritual
An exploration of effective oral communication, with emphasis on the social role of theatre and spectacle, from primitive to modern cultures. Student presentations and reliance on live productions are important elements of this course. Satisfies the speech requirement for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Spring. 


HPS 21 Honors Psychology
An introduction to the discipline of psychology that explores its major currents of thought, with special investigations into the area of cognitive development. Classes are conducted as seminars, emphasizing active learning and the application of theory to problems. May be used as a prerequisite for advanced courses in psychology. Satisfies 3 credits of Social Sciences requirement for graduation. Credits: 3; Every Fall and Spring.