Honors Program


3 Credit Hours

Groups freshman honors students into a cohort and places them into a specifically designated Honors section of Writing and Research, a course required of all Berkeley College students that introduces expository writing through a comprehensive survey of forms of composition.

 


3 Credit Hours

Groups freshman honors students into a cohort and places them into a specifically designated Honors section of Writing Through Literature, a course required of all Berkeley College students that further develops the writing, reading, and interpretive abilities introduced in HON1105 through critical engagement with literary texts from myriad genres.

Prerequisite: HON1105

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces Honors freshman students to the Honors Program. This course provides instruction in library research and the mechanics of writing a thesis paper.

Prerequisite: HON2205

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces the Honors Program unifying theme used to structure the work of HON4400 and HON4410 seminars and demonstrates how the theme may be studied from different viewpoints.

 


3 Credit Hours

Focuses on annotating relevant research on a more focused Honors thesis topic within their major or the program theme. Students work in small groups to peer-review bibliographies, thesis outlines, and first drafts. This course integrates graded LibGuide tasks and proper citing and research techniques. Students develop their critical analyses and methodologies in more detailed outlines and first and second drafts.

Prerequisite: HON3310

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides for the completion of directed honors-level research. This final seminar in interdisciplinary honors is devoted to the development of the capstone research project. Special lectures, screenings, and trips enhance the work of the seminar. The program culminates in the presentation of the students’ research in written and oral form.

Prerequisite: HON4400