Honors Program

Courses

HNRS 200 Introduction to Honors Program 1.0 Credit

Offers intensive discussion of a subject of significant intellectual interest. Subjects vary from section to section and are meant to engage entering Honors students with one another under the guidance of Drexel's best faculty. Different sections may be taken for credit.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS 201 Colloquium I 3.0 Credits

Explores some of the tensions between individualism and community. Recently offered topic: Exploring the State of Humanity: Assessing Contradictory Evidence, Weighing Intriguing Options.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS 202 Sophomore Colloquium II 3.0 Credits

Explores the interdependencies among these humanly constructed institutions. Recently offered topics: Implications of the Internet; Experts and Expertise.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS 301 Colloquium II 3.0 Credits

Explores the relationship of representation to reality in literature, film, other arts, philosophy, the media, science, or some combination of these. Recently offered topics: Creative Writing Workshop; Game Theory; Representations of the Holocaust.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS 302 Honors Colloquium 3.0 Credits

Provides comparative explorations of the intellectual and expressive products of diverse cultures. Focuses on one or more of the following cultural productions: literature, the arts, religion, philosophy, architecture, and politics.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS 303 Honors Colloquium 3.0 Credits

An interdisciplinary honors colloquium drawing upon literature, literary theory, and other cultural studies including the writings of scientists and engineers. Students will explore relations among science, technology and literature from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries by reading primary critical texts produced during this period.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS 304 Honors Colloquium 3.0 Credits

This course is organized around the idea that, in order for a human society or a social system to exist, certain features of the environment or environ-mental system must be maintained. The preservation and maintenance of these features requires us to regulate or restrict some of our social uses of these systems.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS 305 Honors Colloquium 3.0 Credits

Students will participate in an archaeology dig in the Philadelphia area. Details will depend on digs active at the time, but the course may include historical documentation, survey, excavation techniques and process, preservation of artifacts, cleaning, cataloging, recording, record-keeping documentation, reporting interpretation, restoration and reconstruction, as appropriate to the work on the site.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS 306 Honors Colloquium 3.0 Credits

Students will engage in an intensive study of the literary and artistic manifestations of the "Gothic". To that end, the class will read some of the major texts associated with the form from the second half of the eighteenth century to its appearance in the twentieth century literature and film. In support of the major texts critical secondary essays will also be read.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS 307 Honors Colloquium 3.0 Credits

Students will examine the context and meaning of "popular" as a product of the mass society and its technologies. They will examine and develop the ideas of the post-structural society and the socioeconomic impact of music, the organizing and communicative power of music in everyday life, and the role music plays in socio emotional development.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS 450 Honors Directed Study 12.0 Credits

Provides independent study for honors students.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

HNRS 499 Honors Senior Thesis 0.5-12.0 Credits

Available to students whose major does not include a senior research project.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

HNRS I199 Independent Study in HNRS 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

HNRS I299 Independent Study in HNRS 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

HNRS I399 Independent Study in HNRS 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

HNRS I499 Independent Study in HNRS 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

HNRS T180 Special Topics in HNRS 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

HNRS T280 Special Topics in HNRS 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

HNRS T380 Special Topics in HNRS 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

HNRS T480 Special Topics in HNRS 0.5-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 20 times for 60 credits

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