HONORS COLLEGE

Independent Study and Seminars

Experiential Methods Seminar

HSM 109 Experiential Methods Seminar

An exploration of themes that lend themselves to investigation from a variety of viewpoints. Although the content of this experiential course varies from year to year, primary research and field-based learning are constants. Satisfies advanced distribution in either Humanities or Social Science. Student must be part of the Brooklyn Honors Student Group in order to register for the course. Credits: 3; every fall.

HSM 110 Experiential Methods Seminar
An exploration of themes that lend themselves to investigation from a variety of viewpoints. Although the content of this experiential course varies from year to year, primary research and field-based learning are constants. Satisfies advanced distribution in either Humanities or Social Science. Credits: 3; every spring


Independent Study

Honors students in good standing may register for independent study. Prior agreement from a faculty mentor and approval of the Honors Director and the dean of Richard L. Conolly College are required. Independent study may satisfy up to six credits of Honors advanced elective requirements.

HHE 195 Honors Independent Study
A student-initiated research project undertaken in conjunction with a faculty mentor. Students must submit a written proposal outlining the project objectives, a bibliography, and a clear statement of how the student will be evaluated. The proposal requires approval by the faculty mentor and the Director of Honors. Credits: 3;  every fall

HHE 196 Honors Independent Study
A student-initiated research project undertaken in conjunction with a faculty mentor. Students must submit a written proposal outlining the project objectives, a bibliography, and a clear statement of how the student will be evaluated. The proposal requires approval by the faculty mentor and the Director of Honors. Credits: 3; every spring.

HHE 197 Honors Independent Study A student-initiated research project undertaken in conjunction with a faculty mentor. Students must submit a written proposal outlining the project objectives, a bibliography, and a clear statement of how the student will be evaluated. The proposal requires approval by the faculty mentor and the Director of Honors. HHE 197 and 198 are designated for students who have already completed one Honors Independent Study, either HHE 195 or HHE 196. Credits: 3; every fall.

HHE 198 Honors Independent Study
A student-initiated research project undertaken in conjunction with a faculty mentor. Students must submit a written proposal outlining the project objectives, a bibliography, and a clear statement of how the student will be evaluated. The proposal requires approval by the faculty mentor and the Director of Honors. HHE 197 and 198 are designated for students who have already completed one Honors Independent Study, either HHE 195 or HHE 196. Credits: 3; every spring.

HHE 201 University Honors Special Project
A research project tied specifically to a conference, to presentation of the student's work at a conference, to independent research developed from work initiated in an Honors Advanced Elective Seminar, or to research developed from an Honors travel course. Honors special projects must be approved and closely supervised by a faculty member. Requires the approval of the faculty mentor and the Director of Honors. Credits: 1 to 3; on occasion. 


Travel Seminar

HHE 300 Honors Travel Seminar
The University Honors Travel Seminar is designed to engage students in travel-based and site-specific learning. Typically the itinerary will involve preparatory readings, small-group work, and self-guided exploration of sites relevant to the seminar topic. Students can expect to meet before and after the travel component for an organizational meeting and a final presentation. Topics for the Travel Seminar vary but all seminars include cross-disciplinary methodologies and experiential learning. Honors Travel Seminars are offered during spring break. HHE 300 credit counts toward fulfilling the program's Honors Advanced Elective requirements and can be taken for repeat credit. Credits: 1; every spring.


Themed Advanced Elective Courses

HHE 100 to HHE 192 Honors Advanced Elective Seminar

An interdisciplinary seminar that engages students in explorations of unique tropics proposed by faculty from departments and programs across the university and occasionally from members of the professional world. Seminar topics are first reviewed and approved by members of the Honors College Advisory Board. Faculty teaching Honors Advanced Elective Seminars are encouraged to integrate experimental and non-traditional pedagogies into their courses, including field trips, workshops, and student-organized courses. Topics change each semester. Credits: 3; every semester.



Travel Seminar

HHE 300 Honors Travel Seminar
The University Honors Travel Seminar is designed to engage students in travel-based and site-specific learning. Typically the itinerary will involve preparatory readings, small-group work, and self-guided exploration of sites relevant to the seminar topic. Students can expect to meet before and after the travel component for an organizational meeting and a final presentation. Topics for the Travel Seminar vary but all seminars include cross-disciplinary methodologies and experiential learning. Honors Travel Seminars are offered during spring break. HHE 300 credit counts toward fulfilling the program's Honors Advanced Elective requirements and can be taken for repeat credit. Credits: 1; Every Spring.


Travel Seminar

HHE 300 Honors Travel Seminar
The University Honors Travel Seminar is designed to engage students in travel-based and site-specific learning. Typically the itinerary will involve preparatory readings, small-group work, and self-guided exploration of sites relevant to the seminar topic. Students can expect to meet before and after the travel component for an organizational meeting and a final presentation. Topics for the Travel Seminar vary but all seminars include cross-disciplinary methodologies and experiential learning. Honors Travel Seminars are offered during spring break. HHE 300 credit counts toward fulfilling the program's Honors Advanced Elective requirements and can be taken for repeat credit. Credits: 1; Every Spring.


Travel Seminar

HHE 300 Honors Travel Seminar
The University Honors Travel Seminar is designed to engage students in travel-based and site-specific learning. Typically the itinerary will involve preparatory readings, small-group work, and self-guided exploration of sites relevant to the seminar topic. Students can expect to meet before and after the travel component for an organizational meeting and a final presentation. Topics for the Travel Seminar vary but all seminars include cross-disciplinary methodologies and experiential learning. Honors Travel Seminars are offered during spring break. HHE 300 credit counts toward fulfilling the program's Honors Advanced Elective requirements and can be taken for repeat credit. Credits: 1; Every Spring.