HONRS 290R

Unexpected Connections: Special Topics

Undergraduate Education Undergraduate Education

Course Description

The class, team-taught by professors from different disciplines, explores unities between life sciences, culture, physical sciences, social sciences, languages of learning, letters, or the arts. Through reading, writing, and conversation, students gain understanding and skills to engage real-life questions. Topics and disciplinary perspectives are announced in the class schedule. Honors only.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Interdisciplinary Approach

Learning Outcome

Recognize and understand the assumptions, methodologies and practices of two distinct disciplines.

Title

Making Connections

Learning Outcome

Apply different disciplinary perspectives to examine issues, problems, and questions in order to discover connections.

Title

Communication Skills

Learning Outcome

Clearly express concepts, ideas and conclusions through written, visual, oral, or other forms of communication.