Honors College Courses (HON)

Subject Number Title Hours Catalog Description General Education Category
HON 101 Freshman Orientation Seminar 1 hour. Introduction to UIC and Honors College opportunities and resources, with emphasis on strategies for success and current issues in higher education. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Honors course.
HON 120 Honors Core in Understanding Individual and Society and Understanding the Past 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to understanding the individual and society and understanding the past. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, Individual and Society, and Past course.
HON 121 Honors Core in Understanding Individual and Society and Understanding Creative Arts 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the individual and society and understanding the creative arts. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, Creative Arts, and Individual and Society course.
HON 122 Honors Core in Understanding Individual and Society and Exploring World Cultures 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the individual and society and exploring world cultures. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, Individual and Society, and World Cultures course.
HON 123 Honors Core in Understanding Individual and Society and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to understanding the individual and society and understanding U.S. society. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, Individual and Society, and US Society course.
HON 124 Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Understanding the Creative Arts 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to understanding the past and understanding the creative arts. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, Creative Arts, and Past course.
HON 125 Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Exploring World Cultures 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes adress topics related to understanding the past and exploring world cultures. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, Past, and World Cultures course.
HON 126 Honors Core in Understanding the Past and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to understanding the past and understanding U.S. society. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, Past, and US Society course.
HON 127 Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts and Exploring World Cultures 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to understanding the creative arts and exploring world cultures. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, Creative Arts, and World Cultures course.
HON 128 Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme. Themes address topics related to understanding the creative arts and understanding U.S. society. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, Creative Arts, and US Society course.
HON 129 Honors Core in Exploring World Cultures and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to exploring world cultures and understanding U.S. society. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, US Society, and World Cultures course.
HON 130 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Individual and Society 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world and understanding the individual and society. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors, Individual and Society, and Natural World - No Lab course.
HON 131 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Past 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world and understanding the past. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors, Natural World - No Lab, and Past course.
HON 132 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding the Creative Arts 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world and understanding the creative arts. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors, Creative Arts, and Natural World - No Lab course.
HON 133 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Exploring World Cultures 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world and exploring world cultures. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors, Natural World - No Lab, and World Cultures course.
HON 134 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World and Understanding U.S. Society 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world and understanding U.S. Society. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors, Natural World - No Lab, and US Society course.
HON 140 Honors Core in Understanding the Individual and Society 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to understanding the individual and society. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, and Individual and Society course.
HON 141 Honors Core in Understanding the Past 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to understanding the past. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, and Past course.
HON 142 Honors Core in Understanding the Creative Arts 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to understanding the creative arts. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, and Creative Arts course.
HON 143 Honors Core in Exploring World Cultures 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to exploring world cultures. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, and World Cultures course.
HON 144 Honors Core in Understanding U.S. Society 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to understanding U.S. society. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Honors, and US Society course.
HON 145 Honors Core in Analyzing the Natural World 3 hours. An interdisciplinary general education course designed around a central theme.  Themes address topics related to analyzing the natural world. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Honors, and Natural World - No Lab course.
HON 200 Honors Lectures 0 hours. A series of special non-credit lectures arranged for honors students. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only.   Honors course.
HON 201 Honors Seminar 1 hour. A series of specially arranged seminars in different areas of interest. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours with approval. Approval to repeat course granted by the Honors College.  Prerequisite(s): Enrollment eligibility may vary from section to section, depending upon topic.  Honors course.
HON 202 Honors Tutoring 0 hours. Provides students with the opportunity to tutor students in approved subjects. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated with approval. Approval to repeat course granted by the Honors College. Prerequisite(s): Approval of the Honors College.  Honors course.
HON 222 Honors Activity 0 hours. Honors work in an approved course or individual project. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Required each fall and spring term for all Honors College students; optional for Honors College students who complete an Honors activity during the summer session.  Honors course.
HON 225 Honors Research 0 hours. Individual research not covered by standard courses under close supervision of a faculty member. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated with approval. Approval to repeat course granted by the Honors College. Prerequisite(s): Approval of the Honors College.  Honors course.
HON 322 Honors Capstone Activity 0 hours. Independent, in-depth examination of an approved topic under the close supervision of a faculty advisor. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Honors course.
HON 401 Advanced Honors Seminar 3 hours. Student, faculty, and invited guests act as partners in the in-depth exploration of a focused topic.  This interaction is fostered though common readings, written assignments, and open discussions.   May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours.  Students may register for more than one section per term.  Prerequisite(s):  Sophomore standing or above and consent of the instructor.  Graduate students may obtain instructor consent.  Recommended background:  HON 201. Honors course.