GNHN 2205 - Honors: Humanities in Society and Culture
3credit hour(s)Prerequisite: Department Approval. This course introduces interdisciplinary perspectives on humanities fields such as literature, history, and philosophy as well as associated disciplines. Each class will be constructed around an individual topic that explores works in humanities fields from interdisciplinary perspectives. Students will gain a basic appreciation of the nature and methods of study in the humanities by engaging works from across cultures and from various historical moments in time. Throughout the semester, students will interpret, analyze, and evaluate the cultural or historical meaning and purpose of diverse texts, especially primary texts. The ultimate goal of the course is for student to recognize the lasting value of the humanities in the development of society and culture as well as in attributing meaning to the human experience. In addition, students will strengthen their reading, writing, and research skills while enriching their knowledge of the world in which we live.
Students who have passed ENG 1101 or ENG 1101P with a B or better, and a GPA of 3.2 or higher after 9 semester credit hours, or graduates of high school honors programs are eligible. Invitations to the Honors program are sent out prior to registration each semester.