Honors College Courses - HON


The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Spring 2015. Not all courses will necessarily be offered these terms. Please consult the Schedule of Classes for a listing of courses offered for a specific term.

500-level courses require graduate standing.

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101 Freshman Orientation Seminar
1 hours. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

200 Honors Lectures
0 hours. A series of special non-credit lectures arranged for honors students. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Honors course.

201 Honors Seminar
1 hours. 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.

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.

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.

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.

294 Honors Inquiries
3 hours. An in-depth exploration of issues confronting a topic of significance. Through reading and engaged discussion, students will learn substantive material as well as critical thinking skills. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or above; or consent of the instructor. Honors course.

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.

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.


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This listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract. Every attempt is made to provide the most current and correct information. Courses listed here are subject to change without advance notice. Courses are not necessarily offered every term or year. Individual departments or units should be consulted for information regarding frequency of course offerings.