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Wintermester 2015/6 - Updated: 2015-Oct-23

Note - Cancelled HONR-LA 3304-005. (2012-Jan-17)

General Honors Courses
HONR 2111-001:
(Gustafson) Community Service Learning Seminar [MTWRF 800-1150A]
This course offers a brief but intensive introduction to the history, theory, and practice of community service learning. The structure and format of the course will be in keeping with the chief pedagogical assumption of community service learning: that some of the richest academic experiences are both intramural and extramural. The focus here will not just be on community service, but how that service contributes in a meaningful way to understanding a specific disciplinary problem or topic. Students will be expected to keep a journal that tracks the progress of their thinking on this topic or problem, and at the end of the term write an essay on the relation between intramural and extramural knowledge in their field.
For more information, contact Dr. Kevin Gustafson.
Spring 2016 - Updated: 2015-Nov-16

Added course - HONR-LA 4303-006. (2015-Nov-04)
Added section number - ENGL 1302-047. (2015-Nov-09)
Added section, days, time for HONR-SC 2425-100. (2015-Nov-09)
Updated faculty, days, and times for HONR-AR courses. (2015-Nov-11)
Updated days and times for HONR-SC 4303-002. (2015-Nov-11)
Updated days and times for HONR-SC 2425-101. (2015-Nov-16)

Honors Sciences
HONR-SC 2425-100,
HONR-SC 2425-101:
(Gornet, R) Honors Calculus II [TR 1230-150P];
lab: [TR 1100-1150A]
BIOL 1442-001:
(Roelke) Honors Biology II, take any lab section [TR 930-1050A]
there is no special Honors section of chemistry offered.
PHYS 1444-003:
(TBA) Honors Physics II, take any lab section [TR 930-1050A]
General Honors Courses
ENGL 1302-047:
(Warren, J) Honors Rhetoric [TR 1100-1220P]
ENGL 2303-005:
(Gustafson / Petruso) From Script to Literature: Wedge, Glyph, Letter [TR 1100-1220P]
A survey of selected cultures that produced some of the earliest literary works surviving to the present day. Consideration of early languages, their evolution and distribution; myths, stories and orality; the genesis, impact and functions of the first scripts (late 4th – 2nd millennia BCE) and their decipherments in the modern era; functions of the earliest scripts; readings in translation of selected written works and discussion of their cultural significance; oral transmission. Among the works to be examined: creation and flood myths; Gilgamesh; Code of Hammurabi; Egyptian adventures stories, didactic and funerary texts, annals, and poetry; Canaanite and Hittite stories; Beowulf. Consideration of ahistorical and nonliterary scripts; the traditions of textual analysis and manuscript transmission.
UTTER Program Courses (cross-listed)
To be announced
HONR-SC 3304-001:
(Kojouharov) Dynamical Systems in Biology (BIOL/MATH 3350) [TR 1230-150P]
HONR-SC 4103-001:
(TBD) Seminar in Mathematical Biology (BIOL/MATH 4150) [F 1100-1150A]

The Undergraduate Training in Theoretical Ecology Research (UTTER) Program provides an integrated research and education experience for cohorts of undergraduates in biology and mathematics. Each cohort of eight students will pursue a two-year program of mentoring, seminars, research, and specially designed interdisciplinary coursework.
Link: http://www.uta.edu/math/utter/

Architecture (cross-listed)
To be announced

Listed below is a special block of courses selected by the Landscape Architecture Program to give Honors students a head-start on the Landscape Architecture Masters program while undergraduates. Courses are offered in the Fall and Spring. For more information about the program, contact Dr. Pat Taylor (pdt@uta.edu).

HONR-AR 4303-001:
(Bass III, O) Land Development Planning (LARC 5302-001) [W 700-950P]
HONR-AR 4303-002:
(Ozdil, T) Advanced Communications for Landscape Architects (LARC 5321-001) [M 1200-250P]
HONR-AR 4303-003:
(Hopman, D) Advanced Computer Applications (LARC 5351-001) [R 1200-250P]
HONR-AR 4303-004:
(Taylor, P) Urban Design Theory (LARC 5382-001) [W 1200-250P]
HONR-AR 4604-001:
(Fain J) Design Studio II (LARC 5662-001) [TR 600-950P]
Prerequisite: Design Studio I (LARC 5661 or equivalent)
Liberal Arts (use credit contract)
ANTH 3409-001:
(Smith, S L) Paleoanthropology [MWF 200-250P]
Liberal Arts (cross-listed)
HONR-LA 1302-001:
(Warren) Honors Rhetoric [TR 1100-1220P]
HONR-LA 2303-001:
(Pope, N) Philosophy and Education (PHIL 2315-001) [TR 200-320P]
HONR-LA 2303-002:
(Thomas, H) Government of the U.S. (POLS 2311-004) [MW 300-420P]
HONR-LA 3304-001:
(Adam, T) Eugenics (HIST 3346-001) [R 200-450P]
HONR-LA 3304-002:
(Milson, A) Historical Geography–US to 1850 (HIST 3305-001) [TBD]
HONR-LA 3304-003:
(Kunovich) Social Statistics (SOCI 3352-002) [MWF 100-150P]
HONR-LA 3304-004:
(Reeder) The Philosophy of Science and Technology (PHIL 3318-001) [TR 200-320P]
HONR-LA 3304-005:
(Chiasson) Herodotus, History, and Hellenism (CLAS 3335-001) [TR 1100-1220P]
HONR-LA 3304-006:
(Rouse, L) Self and Social Identity (SOCI 3318-001) [MWF 1100-1150A]
HONR-LA 3304-007:
(Rouse, L) Self and Social Identity (SOCI 3318-002) [TR 1100-1220P]
HONR-LA 3304-008:
(Bergstrand, K) Social Statistics (SOCI 3352-001) [TR 930-1050A]
HONR-LA 3304-009:
(Jacobson, H) Sociological Theory (SOCI 3372-001) [MWF 900-950A]
HONR-LA 3304-010:
(Speier) Anthropology of Tourism (ANTH 3346-001) [TR 1100-1220P]
HONR-LA 4303-001:
(Adam, T) German History in the 19th Century (HIST 4356-001) [TR 1100-1220P]
HONR-LA 4303-002:
(Sasley, B) Human Security (POLS 4372-001) [MWF 900-950A]
HONR-LA 4303-003:
(Sasley, B) Arab-Israeli Conflict (POLS 4392-001) [MWF 1000-1050A]
HONR-LA 4303-004:
(Vaccaro, M) Mid-Renaissance (ART 4306-001) [TR 200-320P]
HONR-LA 4303-005:
(Hayes, M) Techniques and Technology in Film Composition (MUSI 4327-001) [TR 930-1050A]
HONR-LA 4303-006:
(Beebe, K) The History of the Book (HIST 4388-001) [M 200-450P]

A number of Nursing courses are available and receptive for Honors Credit Contracts. For more information, speak with a Honors Nursing advisor for courses and faculty. It is best to consult with faculty before the semester.

Science (use credit contract)
GEOL 4465-001:
(Winguth, A) Physical Oceanography [TBD]
Science (cross-listed)
HONR-SC 4303-001:
(Christensen, S) Advanced Molecular Biology (BIOL 4331-002) [MW 530-650P]
HONR-SC 4303-002:
(Griffith, E) Marine Geology and Geochemistry (GEOL 4301-001) [TR 1230-150P]
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