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HNRS 177: First Year Seminar: _____ (3 ) U
A limited-enrollment, seminar course for first-time freshmen, addressing current issues in Honors. Course is designed to meet the critical thinking learning outcome of the KU Core. First-Year Seminar topics are coordinated and approved by the Office of First-Year Experience. Prerequisite: First-time freshman status. LEC
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HNRS 190: Freshman Honors Tutorial (1 ) U
The course provides an opportunity to gain effective exposure to intellectual values and methods under faculty guidance in a small seminar setting. The aims of the Freshman Honors Tutorial are: (1) to introduce students to key intellectual perspectives germane to the instructor's discipline; (2) to introduce students to some of the resources and methods available to scholars in the discipline; (3) to build a sense of community among honor freshmen from all across the campus. Required of all freshman honors students, open only to freshmen in the University Honors Program. LEC
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HNRS 300: Honors Commons Course (3 ) H
An opportunity to investigate a broad topic across various subjects and disciplines. In alliance with the University Commons at Spooner Hall, this course examines a problem or topic from perspectives of several disciplines across the arts, sciences, social sciences and humanities. The course is complemented by a dedicated annual university lecture series germane to the course's topic. Prerequisite: Membership in the University Honors Program. LEC
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HNRS 310: University Scholars Seminar (3 ) U
An interdisciplinary survey to acquaint students with some of the main ideas, methods, and outstanding problems in various areas of scholarship. The organization of human knowledge inside and outside the university, as well as the implications of this organization for scholarship and society, are emphasized. Ideas and methods in various disciplines are contrasted and compared. Required of and open only to newly admitted students in the University Scholars Program. LEC
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HNRS 320: Global Scholars Seminar (3 ) H
The Global Scholars Seminar is designed to foster academically talented and motivated undergraduate students' interest in global studies. Through interdisciplinary coursework, mentorship and research experience in global studies, the seminar provides cohorts of students with opportunities to develop their intellectual capabilities and interests to the fullest and better prepares them for careers, further study, and leadership roles in today's complex international arena. Required of and open only to newly admitted students in the Global Scholars Program. LEC
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HNRS 430: Honors Interdisciplinary Seminar (3 ) U
An opportunity to synthesize topic across various subjects and disciplines. This course examines a problem or topic from the perspectives of several disciplines. Open to qualified sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the University Honors Program. LEC
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HNRS 492: Topics and Problems on: _____ (1-6 ) U
An interdisciplinary study of different topics. Designed especially for juniors and seniors. LEC
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HNRS 495: Honors Directed Study (1-3 ) U
Individual and supervised study of an interdisciplinary topic or topics. May be repeated for a total of up to 6 hours. Up to one 3-hour enrollment will count as one course toward completion of the University Honors Program. Prerequisite: Membership in the University Honors Program and consent of the instructor. IND
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HNRS 520: University Scholars Junior/Senior Seminar (2-3 ) U
An interdisciplinary seminar course designed for advanced-level students in the University Scholars Program. Faculty mentors are invited to attend. Will count toward completion of the University Honors Program. Prerequisite: HNRS 310 or concurrently. LEC
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Contact Info

University Honors Program

Nunemaker Center
1506 Engel Road
Lawrence, KS 66045-3845
785-864-4225
785-864-5178
honors@ku.edu
http://www.honors.ku.edu/
Kathleen McCluskey-Fawcett, Director
785-864-4225
Sandra Wick, Associate Director
785-4225

University Honors Program

Nunemaker Center
1506 Engel Road
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-4225
honors@ku.edu
http://www.honors.ku.edu
Chris Wiles, Associate Director
785-864-3374
wiles@ku.edu
Anne Dotter, Assistant Director
785-864-4225
annele@ku.edu
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