Honors Program Courses

HSP 12xH Great Issues in Science (1)
A seminar for Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program students in which they read and discuss classic and modern works in the history, philosophy, methodology and ethics of science and technology. All seminars fulfill one of the Modes of Inquiry requirements of the College's core curriculum. Staff.

HSP 13xH Great Issues in Humanities (1)
A seminar for Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program students in which they read and discuss classic and modern works of philosophers and humanists. All seminars fulfill one of the Modes of Inquiry requirements of the College's core curriculum. Staff.

HSP 15xH Great Issues in Social Science (1)
A seminar for Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program students in which they read and discuss classic and modern works on methodology, philosophy and policy issues in the social sciences. All seminars fulfill one of the Modes of Inquiry requirements of the College's core curriculum. Staff.

HSP 17xH Great Issues in Fine Arts (1)
A seminar for Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program students in which they explore, through representative readings, exhibits, concerts, performances and lectures, major issues in the development of the fine arts: the relationship between the artist and society, the evolution of critical theory in the arts and the nature of creativity. Individual courses may focus on the visual arts, music, theatre, film or dance. All seminars fulfill one of the Modes of Inquiry requirements of the College's core curriculum. Staff.

HSP 289H Selected Topics (1)
Prerequisite: Permission of the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program director.
An examination of a special topic which is not included in the regular curriculum. Staff.

HSP 397H Thesis Development Colloquy (1/4)
A workshop open to Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program juniors and second semester sophomores which guides them through the process of finding and developing a thesis topic and assembling a thesis committee. Students also develop their library research and other thesis-related skills. In the semester they enroll in the colloquy, Honors students may take up to 4 3/4 units without additional tuition charge. Offered on a credit no credit basis. Staff.

HSP 422H Honors Thesis (1/2-1)
Directed independent study leading to the submission of an Honors Thesis. Normally, students begin their thesis research in the second semester of their junior year by enrolling for 1/2 unit of Honors Thesis credit with their thesis adviser. This process continues during the students' senior year when they normally take another one to two units of Honors Thesis credit in order to complete their research and write up their results. In the semesters they enroll for Honors Thesis credit, Honors students may take up to five units (where 1/2 unit is for thesis credit) without additional tuition charge.