Description: In this course, students pursue an independent project of research, study, or creative achievement. This will culminate in a paper, laboratory or field research problem, or creative project (play, book of poetry, artwork, etc.) of significant size and scope.
Summer I and II
Professor: D. McCabe (professor of record) Day/Time: Arranged Location: Arranged
This course allows students to study selected materials under the direct supervision of a professor for honors credit. The course meeting days, times, and substitutions are arranged by the professor and honors student.
To enroll in an independent study course, a student must do the following:
1. Students must have completed two regular honors courses prior to enrolling in HON 4391.
2. Students must turn in a completed and signed Honors 4391 Independent Study Course Agreement Form to Diann McCabe.
Professor: J. Hood Day/Time: 2:00-3:50 Location: LAMP 502B
Substitution: Sophomore Literature, advanced Theatre, or advanced English
Course Description: This course examines the art and culture of storytelling from ancient to contemporary times. Students read and analyze stories from oral and written traditions and develop skills in creating and applying storytelling in social, business, political, and entertainment environments.
Professor: C. Martin Location: Rennes, France, with optional week in Paris
Substitutions: French 2310, 2320, or advanced French
Course Description: This total immersion program in French language and culture will provide students with a comprehensive approach and authentic language environment to continue the development of proficiency in French. Students will also achieve greater cultural understanding by becoming immediately and personally involved with different values inherent in a foreign culture.
Professor: G. Dickinson, H. Galloway Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Substitutions: CI 4355, CI 5329, GS 3310, GS 3320, HON 4380C
Course Description: This program provides students the opportunity to learn general science, physics, and/or science methods while studying with Cambodian college students at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, the oldest and most respected university in the country. Students will also have the opportunity to teach what they have learned to local Cambodian children.