Honors Program (HONR)

HONR F101      Introduction to the Honors Program
1 Credit

Offered Fall

This course explains the services provided by the University in general and the Honors Program specifically and how to best achieve goals in this academic setting. Student explores personal interests, strengths and weaknesses. Culminates in the development of an academic plan for a four-year degree program at UAF as well as a personal growth and development plan for the student.admission to the UAF Honors Program.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 0

HONR F201      Methods of Inquiry
3 Credits

Offered Fall and Spring

This course introduces the student to epistemology, the theory of knowledge, and provides a broad overview of research methods from the perspectives of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. The course content provides a foundation for the Honors student who will be developing independent research of scholarly investigations in their junior and senior years.

Prerequisites: admission to the Honors Program.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

HONR F290      Summer Reading Program      (h)
2 Credits

Offered Fall

Selected readings in a variety of disciplines. Group discussions and written responses to the readings follow in the fall. Students keep a summer journal. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X; enrollment in the Honors Program; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 0 + 0

HONR F301      Honors Interdisciplinary Seminar
3 Credits

Offered Fall and Spring

Honors students will explore a problem of challenge of national or international significance from the perspective of the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Students will be expected to research information and present it, to lead discussions, to propose additional speakers and readings, and to propose ways to address the problem.

Prerequisites: WRTG F211X or WRTG F213X; COJO F131X or COJO F141X; admission to the Honors Program.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

HONR F381      Honors Capstone Development
1 Credit

The single greatest part of the Honors education at UAF is the student's capstone project, which uniquely defines them as a scholar. In recognition of the value of the capstone project, and to support each student's goal to successfully complete their capstone project, the sequence of Honors Capstone courses is recommended. This course is the first in the sequence. Students in this course will develop their capstone proposal and by the end of the course will be fully prepared to begin their capstone projects.

Prerequisites: WRTG F211X or WRTG F213X; COJO F141X or COJO F131X; enrollment in the Honors Program; or permission of instructor.

Recommended: Honors sections of WRTG F211X or WRTG F213X and of COJO F141X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 0

HONR F382      Honors Capstone Support
1 Credit

The single greatest part of the Honors education at UAF is the student's capstone project, which uniquely defines them as a scholar. In recognition of the value of the capstone project, and to support each student's goal to successfully complete their capstone project, the sequence of Honors Capstone courses is recommended. This course is the second in the sequence. Students in this course will present regular progress reports and prepare (at least) one abstract at the level of a presentation at a regional or national meeting; by the completion of the course, each student will have made significant advancement towards the completion of their capstone project. This course may be repeated twice for credit.

Prerequisites: WRTG F211X or WRTG F213X; COJO F141X or COJO F131X; HONR F381; enrollment in the Honors Program; or permission of instructor.

Recommended: Honors sections of WRTG F211X or WRTG F213X and of COJO F141X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 0

HONR F383      Honors Capstone Seminar
1 Credit

The single greatest part of the Honors education at UAF is the student's capstone project, which uniquely defines them as a scholar. In recognition of the value of the capstone project, and to support each student's goal to successfully complete their capstone project, the sequence of Honors Capstone courses is recommended for Honors students. This course is the last in the sequence. Students in this course will present their work to an audience of their peers, and practice the skills of posing substantive questions to speakers outside their own fields.

Prerequisites: HONR F381; HONR F382; WRTG F211X or WRTG F213X; COJO F141X or COJO F131X; enrollment in the Honors Program; or permission of the instructor.

Recommended: Honors sections of WRTG F211X or WRTG F213X and of COJO F141X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 0

HONR F390      Liability and Values
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

The study of standards of conduct and moral judgement. The professional, moral and ethical responsibilities of the individual to employers, employees and society will be examined.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; permission of the Honors Director or instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

HONR F498      H*Research
1-6 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1-6 + 0 + 0

HONR F499      H*Senior Thesis
1-6 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0