Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program.
Attendance at various additional activities and events is required. Reading and discussion on the personal and social value of higher education; development of a coherent general education program; exploration of the educational and cultural resources of the campus and metropolitan area; participation in a community service project; and other activities designed to broaden students' conception of what it means to be an educated person.
HONR100 is restricted to first semester University Honors students only.
Honors Seminar; Justice Matters: Law, Literature, and Film
In this Honors seminar, students pursue personal cosmologies in light o our contemporary core "Western" scientific world-view and a selection of other ancient and indigenous cosmographies for comparison including those of Mesoamerica, the Inca, the Egyptians or the Chinese.
Honors Seminar; Making a Difference: The Lives and Words of Leaders Who Shape Our Time
This course is part of a two-semester Honors research seminar. Part two of this series will be offered in the Spring 2017 Semester. For more information about the course, please visit physics.umd.edu/courses/Honr268N/. For permission to enroll, please contact Dr. Shabnam Jabeen at Jabeen@umd.edu.
Honors Seminar: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy toward Afghanistan
This is a Global Classroom course. There will be approximately 2-4 weeks where this course will meet on an alternative day of the week for videoconferencing meetings with students in Kabul, Afghanistan instead of meeting at its normal weekly time on Thursday nights (the exact dates are TBA).
Honors Seminar; The Internet, Democracy, and Dictatorship
Reg, P-F, Aud
The internet has revolutionized the delivery of information and the networking of citizens worldwide, but has it delivered democracy to new places? This course dissects and analyzes the role of the internet in regime resilience and change in a global perspective. This course demonstrates how the huge range of data and analytical tools available via the online sphere can lead to new understanding of both human and regime behavior.
Honors Seminar; Exploring How Foreign Policy Is Developed
Credit will be granted for only one of the following: BMBT289B or HONR289P. Course will meet on occasional Monday evenings from 6:30-9:15pm for assessments and guest speaker presentations. Specific dates will be available by the start of the semester.
Honors Seminar; Fashion and Costumes Through the Ages