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Summer 2011 Course Offerings

HON 3396M: Transforming Creative Art: Literature in Performance, Presenting later Shakespeare

Semester: Summer II      Instructor: Hood, J      Day/Time: M-F 2:00 pm      Location: FH 229

This seminar/workshop series examines the transformation of literature into performance using three examples from Shakespeare's later plays.  Through close reading and analysis, students develop a critical understanding of literary, sociological, and cultural attributes of written works, and then develop approaches to transforming and presenting the works into dramatic performances.

Substitutes: Sophomore Literature, English 4355 or Advanced Theatre

For more information, please contact:

Professor John Hood
University Honors Senior Lecturer


The University Honors Program


Oxford University
Oxford University

HON 1390G: Summer Study in Oxford

Semester: Summer II   Instructor: Beebe, S   Time: 9:00 am - 10:45 am

Course Options:

COMM 4315 Directed Research in Communication Studies
COMM 5315 Directed Research in Communication Studies
HON 1390G C.S. Lewis, Master Communicator

Dr. Steven Beebe, professor in the Department of Communication Studies, is offering a Summer Study Abroad course in England.  The focus of this course is on communication principles and rhetorical strategies embeeded in the works of famed Oxford University professor C.S. Lewis.  Using Oxford as "classroom," you will walk where Lewis walked and sit where Lewis sat when discussing his works about Narnia, literature, philosophy and religion.  The course emphasizes communication applications of Lewis' celebrated writing and speaking career.

Enrollment Period: October 11 - November 31, 2010

For more information, contact:

Dr. Steven Beebe
Department of Communication Studies
Centennial Hall 205


HON 4390B Honors Thesis



Semester: Summer I or II      Instructor: Galloway, Heather          Days/time: ARR       Location: ARR

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.

Substitution(s): Arranged

Before receiving special approval to enroll in the Hon 4390B course, students must schedule an appointment with the director of the University Honors Program.  At the appointment, the student must turn in the completed and signed Honors Thesis Application.  Once the director meets with the student and signs the Honors Thesis Application, the student can register for Hon 4390B through CATS.

Students enrolled in HON 4390B work with their supervising professor on their Honors undergraduate thesis.

HON 4391 Honors Independent Study


Semester: Summer I or II      Instructor: McCabe, D          Days/time: ARR       Location: ARR

Individual study under direct supervision of a professor for Honors credit.

Substitution(s): Arranged

Before receiving special approval to enroll in the Hon 4391 course, students must turn in a completed and signed HON 4391 INDEPENDENT STUDY Course Agreement Form. Turn in the signed and completed HON 4391 form to the associate director of the University Honors Program.


Honors Contract Course


 Semester: Summer I or II      Instructor: ARR          Days/time: ARR       Location: ARR