ARTS 163H
Theater Appreciation - Honors
This course is designed to help students develop an awareness and appreciation of theater art and its place in human culture. It incorporates the study of theatrical styles, history, literature as well as live and recorded performances. Aspects of dramatic structure, acting, directing, theater design, and play production will be explored through reading, lecture, and activities. Visits by guest artists and participation in college productions will aid in understanding this creative process. Meets the Humanities requirement. This is an Honors course which requires a higher level of academic rigor. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

HIST 212H
US History 1865 to Present Honors
This course provides students with an opportunity to learn the history of the United States from the post-Civil War era into the modern context, with an emphasis on the emergence of the United States as a progressive world power. Political, economic, and social topics are studied in relationship to the course theme. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Meets the Social & Behavioral Science requirement. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

ENGL 101H
Rhetoric and Composition Honors
This course is designed to help students develop their writing, reading, and thinking skills. Major emphasis is on writing and the writing process. Students will be assigned a variety of both formal and informal writings in expository, narrative, and persuasive modes. In addition, students will be expected to respond in writing to a variety of readings. Although instruction in grammar and mechanics is provided, students are expected to enter the course with a firm foundation in basic writing skills. Student papers will often be used to illustrate writing techniques. The writing lab will provide students with experience in using computers as a writing tool. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. The Honors section of En-101 adds depth in reading, rhetorical analysis, and writing. Prerequisite: E, R, and acceptance into the Honors program.
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00

POLI 201H
International Relations Honors
A study of the problems and complexities of relations between nation-states. Emphasis will be given to the formation and execution of American foreign and defense policies. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Meets the Social & Behavioral Science requirement. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

POLI 262H
State and Local Government Honors
A study of the politics and administration of American sub-national governments. Special attention will be given to the State of Michigan and Delta County. This is an Honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Meets the Social & Behavioral Science requirement. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program. Offered every semester.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

ANTH 201H
Cultural Anthropology Honors
This course will present a broad understanding of the field of cultural anthropology that includes world cultures, ethnicity and race, language, political systems, gender, marriage, religion, art, and an appreciation of the breadth and complexity of the human condition. Also included will be research ethics and methods. Meets Humanities and Social & Behavioral Science requirement. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Prerequisite: R, and Acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

COMM 103H
Interpersonal Comm Honors
Principles and practices of effective communication through readings, lectures, discussions, and demonstrations. Special focus on how personal, social, and professional relationships are established, defined, and maintained through verbal and nonverbal interaction. Contemporary concerns of gender, ethics, and global/cultural awareness are addressed. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

ENGL 200H
American Literature Honors
A survey of the outstanding authors and poets in the tradition of American literature. Special attention will be given to the social and intellectual backgrounds which were instrumental in shaping both the content and style employed by American writers from Franklin to the present. Frequent written response to the literature is expected. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Meets the humanities requirement. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program, E, R.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

HIST 101H
Western Civilization to 1600 Honors
A survey of the history of Western Civilization from its prehistoric roots through the Reformation Era. This study will investigate the origin and development of cultural trends from the civilizations of the Mediterranean through the era of European Feudalism, culminating in the emergence of Modern Europe. This course will include a study of political history, philosophy, literature, architecture, and religion. Meets Humanities and Social & Behavioral Science requirements. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Prerequisite: R and acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

HIST 102H
Western Civ 1600 to Pres Honors
A continuation of HIST-101 emphasizing political, economic, and cultural changes of the 18th century; and the various forms of nationalism, international socialism, and their influences on the 19th and 20th century and the search for international peace, with the increasing complexity of the emerging nations of the Third World. This course will include a study of political history, philosophy, and literature. HIST-101 is not required. Meets Humanities and Social & Behavioral Science requirements. This is a honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Prerequisites: R and acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

HIST 211H
US History to 1865 Honors
This course provides students with an opportunity to learn the history of the United States from its colonial origins to the Civil War, with an emphasis on the dynamics of sectionalism that led to the War Between the States. Political, economic, and social topics are studied in relationship to the course theme. This is a honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Meets the Social & Behavioral Science requirement. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

LEAD 200H
Intro to Leadership Honors
This course introduces students to the historical and theoretical foundations of effective leadership, and enables students to directly apply this knowledge to assess and develop their own practical leadership skills. The course examines leadership theories, styles, and approaches related to power, ethics, gender, socio-cultural issues, and global social change. Case studies, group activities, role playing, leadership interviews, guest speakers, film analyses, and personal behavioral assessment surveys are utilized. The course complements several academic programs including business, education, public administration, health professions, military science, human services, law, organizational communication, and public relations. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Meets the Social & Behavioral Science requirement. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program, E, R.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

MUSC 153H
Music Appreciation Honors
Music Appreciation is a comprehensive survey of western music form and style from the Medieval period to present day. Asian, African, and Native American musical styles are also explored. Biographical information on major composers is included and students will recognize many of their best known works from each style period. A study of each period also includes historical background on art, world events, technology and political and religious influences. Class discussion is encouraged as these “external factors” still affect the arts today. Each class meeting involves lecture and multimedia presentations. Music Appreciation is offered to general college students who have little or no musical background. Meets Humanities requirement. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

NURS 250H
Nursing Knwldg: Synth to Adult-Hnrs
The focus of this theory and clinical course will be the utilization of the nursing process in the care of adult clients in the acute care environments presenting with chronic, complex, or multi-system conditions. The theory aspect of this course will assist the student in synthesizing nursing knowledge to the physiological and pharmacological concepts relevant to common disease processes. The clinical aspect of this course builds upon the theoretical basis and application of nursing practice presented in previous nursing courses. Utilizing the nursing process within the methodology of Health Patterning Practice method, students will focus on the role of the professional nurse within the human environmental fields in various acute health care settings. Emphasis will be placed on the application of advanced interpretation of disease openness within the mutual energy fields of the nurse and client, and the facilitation of the health potential of unitary human beings in their environments. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Prerequisites: BIOL-225, BIOL-276, NURS-230, NURS-231, NURS-232, and NURS-233; and acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 8.00  Contact Hrs: 16.00

PHIL 230H
Intro to World Religions Honors
This course examines the major religious traditions of the world and the variety of cultural forms that influence the expression of those historic faith-based experiences. Each religious tradition is studied and analyzed historically, thematically, and structurally for comparison as well as contrast. Selected areas of inquiry will include Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and various other religious movements. Meets Social & Behavioral Science and Humanities requirements. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Prerequisite: E and R, and acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

POLI 111H
American Government Honors
A study of the basic structure and processes of American national government. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Meets the Social & Behavioral Science requirement. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00

WGST 200H
Intro Women's and Gender St Honors
This class introduces students to the interdisciplinary study of women's issues and gender identity in the human experience. Utilizing feminist theoretical analysis, the course will provide a general survey of the role and treatment of women in several interrelated disciplines such as psychology, sociology, history, political science, economics, and literature. The course will include discussion of women's issues dealing with the social construction of gender and the intersections of gender with race, ethnicity, and class. The course enables students to critically examine their own social experiences and identify the power relationships and gender roles that shape the lives of women and men. This is an honors course which requires additional work and academic rigor. Meets the Social & Behavioral Science and Humanities requirements. Prerequisites: E and R, and acceptance into the Honors Program.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 3.00