HONRS 320

Great Questions Tutorial

Undergraduate Education

Course Description

This capstone to the Honors Program coursework provides group and individual instruction in researching and writing the Great Question Essay, an interdisciplinary essay on an approved "great question" of the student's choosing.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 10: A, B, C, D, E, T, I (Standard grade rule with a T option)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Complete at least two (6.0 credits) Unexpected Connections courses (HONRS 220, 221, 223, 225, 226, 227, or 290R).

Recommended

Wrtg 150. Complete three (9.0 credits) Unexpected Connections courses (HONRS 220, 221, 223, 225, 226, 227, or 290R)

Title

Writing

Learning Outcome

Write well for an educated, non-specialized audience using the essay genre effectively.

Title

Great Questions

Learning Outcome

Identify, conduct independent research on, and respond intelligently to a big or "great" question.

Title

Interdisciplinary Thinking

Learning Outcome

Apply empirical, behavioral, and interpretive approaches to demonstrate a solid understanding of how different disciplines can work together in unexpected ways to respond to a great question.