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Honors Program (HPR)

Director: Professor R. McIntyre

Honors courses (HPR) are open only to eligible students. See page 43 of this catalog or the Honors Program brochure for requirements. Sections of honors courses that have been approved for general education credit are marked.

For a complete listing of all honors courses, consult the Honors Program Web site at http://uri.edu/hpr/, or use the “Class Search” feature of e-Campus, choose “Additional Search Criteria” and type the word “Honors” in the field “Course Title Keyword.” Specific topics are listed in the Schedule of Courses.

107 Honors Study in Letters (3)

Exploration of themes and topics in the field of Letters. Topics include: “U.S. and Francophone Hip Hop Culture;” “Narratives of Ability and Disability;” and “Spain, the Jews, and the Inquisition.” (Seminar) (L)

108 Honors Study in Mathematics (3)

Exploration of topics and creative use of problem solving in mathematics. Topics include “Computer Forensics.” (Seminar) ] (MQ).

109 Honors Study in Natural Sciences (3)

Exploration of themes and topics in the natural sciences. Topics include “Biology for the Citizen.” (Seminar) (N).

110 Honors Study in Social Sciences (3)

Exploration of themes and topics in the social sciences. (Seminar) Topics include: “Psychology of Violence and Nonviolence” and “The Irish in Ireland, the United States, and Rhode Island.” (S)[D]

112 Honors Study in Writing (3)

Exploration of the elements of writing. (Seminar)

119 Honors Course in Interdisciplinary Studies (1-4)

Topics include: “Loss in the Lives of Children and Adolescents.” (Seminar)

124 Honors Course in Fine Arts (1-4)

(Seminar) (A)

125 Honors Course in Literature (1-4)

Topics include “Origins of Fantasy.” (Seminar) (A)

201, 202 Honors Colloquium (3-4 each)

(Lec. 2-3, Rec. 1-2) May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits each. Pre: GPA of 3.30 or better and one completed honors course, or permission of the director of the honors program. 201A, 202A (A); 201F, 202F (FC); 201L, 202L (L); 201M, 202M (MQ); 201N, 202N (N); 201S, 202S (S).

301, 302 Honors Tutorial Topic: Administrative Internship (1-4 each)

Experiential course that provides an opportunity for students to learn and practice administrative decision-making and to develop research skills in an administrative setting. Placements include Brown Medical School, the Institute for International Sport, RI Planned Parenthood, and the URI Honors program. 302: a continuation of 301. (Practicum) Pre: permission of the director of the honors program.

307 Honors Tutorial in Letters (1-4)

(Seminar) Pre: 3.30 GPA or better or permission of the director of the honors program. (L)

308 Honors Tutorial in Mathematics (1-4)

(Seminar) Pre: 3.30 GPA or better or permission of the director of the honors program.

309 Honors Tutorial in Natural Sciences (1-4)

(Seminar) Pre: 3.30 GPA or better or permission of the director of the honors program. (N)

310 Honors Tutorial in Social Sciences (1-4)

(Seminar) Pre: 3.30 GPA or better or permission of the director of the honors program. (S)

313 Honors Tutorial in Philosophy (I and II, 1-3)

(Seminar)

319 Honors Tutorial in Interdisciplinary Studies (1-3)

Topics include: “The Global Challenge of Emerging Infectious Diseases.” (Seminar)

324 Honors Tutorial in Fine Arts (1-4)

Topics include “Rebel Images in Film.” (Seminar) Pre: 3.30 GPA or better or permission of the director of the honors program. (A)

325 Honors Tutorial in Literature (1-4)

Topics include “Dwarves and Elves: The World According to Tolkien.” (Seminar) Pre: 3.30 GPA or better or permission of the director of the honors program. (A)

326 Honors Tutorial in Writing (1-4)

(Seminar) Pre: 3.30 GPA or better or permission of the director of the honors program. (ECw)

397 Honors Directed Study (1-4)

(Independent Study) Pre: 3.30 GPA or better or permission of the director of the honors program.

401, 402 Honors Project (3 each)

(Independent Study) Pre: permission of the director of the honors program.

411, 412 Honors Seminar (3 each)

Topics for 411 include “Controversies in Environmental Science” and “Film and Video Practicum.” (Seminar)

Following are honors sections of courses which may be taken for credit through the Honors Program. Courses approved for general education are identified.

African and African American Studies

466H Honors section of AAF 466: Urban Problems

Art History

251H: Honors section of ARH 251: Introduction to Art History: Ancient to Medieval (A) [D]

252H Honors section of ARH 252: Introduction to Art History: Renaissance to Modern (A), [D]

Business Administration

140H Honors section of BUS 140: Introduction to Business

201H Honors section of BUS 201: Financial Accounting

320H Honors section of BUS 320: Financial Management

341H Honors section of BUS 341: Organizational Behaviors

365H Honors section of BUS 365: Marketing Principles

402H Honors section of BUS 402: Leadership and Motivation

445H Honors section of BUS 445: 445 Strategic Management

Communication Studies

100H Honors section of COM 100: Communication Fundamentals (EC), [D]

322H Honors section of COM 322: Gender, Communication, and Culture

361H Honors section of COM 361: Intercultural Communication

Community Service

302H Honors section of CSV 302: Community Service at URI 

Comparative Literature

335H Honors section of CLS 335: Interdisciplinary Studies in Comparative Literature

Economics

100H Honors section of ECN 100: Introduction to Economics (S), [D]

Education

102H Honors section of EDC 102: Introduction to American Education (S) [D]

Engineering

105H Honors section of EGR 105: Foundations of Engineering I

106H Honors section of EGR 106: Foundations of Engineering II

316H Honors section of EGR 316: Engineering Ethics (L) [D]

English

335H Honors section of ENG 335: Interdisciplinary Studies in Comparative Literature

Film Media

101H Honors section of FLM 101: Introduction to Film Media (A), [D]

Geosciences

102H Honors section of GEO 102: Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs (N)

Grand Challenges

104H Honors section of GCH 104: Grand Challenges in the Social Sciences (S)

History

305H Honors section of HIS 305: The Renaissance (L)

328H Honors section of HIS 328: The Holocaust

351H Honors section of HIS 351:  Historical Perspectives on Women and Health (L) [D]

Journalism

110H Honors section of JOR 110: Introduction to Mass Media (L) or (S), [D]

230H Honors section of JOR 230: Introduction to Radio and Television News

Mathematics

108H Honors section of MTH 108: Topics in Mathematics (MQ]

Nursing

150H Honors section of NUR 150: Human Sexuality (S), [D]

360H Honors section of NUR 360: Impact of Death on Behavior (L), [D]

Philosophy

101H Honors section of PHL 101: Critical Thinking (Ec) or (L)

212H Honors section of PHL 212: Ethics (L) [D]

235H Honors section of PHL 235 Modern Thought: Philosophy and Literature (L)

325H Honors section of PHL 325: American Philosophy (L) [D]

Physics

203H Honors section of PHY 203: Elementary Physics I (N)

204H Honors section of PHY 204: Elementary Physics II (N)

205H Honors section of PHY 205: Elementary Physics III (N)

273H Honors section of PHY 273: Elementary Physics Laboratory I (N)

274H Honors section of PHY 274: Elementary Physics Laboratory II (N)

275H Honors section of PHY 275: Elementary Physics Laboratory III (N)

Political Science

341H Honors section of PSC 341: Political Theory: Plato to Machiavelli (L)

342H Honors section of PSC 342: Political Theory: Modern and Contemporary (L)

422H Honors section of PSC 422: International Political Economy

466H Honors section of PSC 466: Urban Problems

Psychology

479H Honors section of PSY 479: Honors Topics in Psychology

Thanatology

360H Honors section of THN 360: Impact of Death on Behavior (L), [D]

471H Honors section of THN 471: Responding to Grief


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