Honors Program courses

Honors Program courses

Schedule as of 3/25/2020

Priority registration is April 1, 2020.

Only students who are members of the University of Nevada, Reno Honors Program can enroll in Honors courses. Classes are subject to change. Be sure to check the listings on MyNEVADA regularly.

Fall 2020 Honors courses
Course Number Course Name Class Number Days Time Location Instructor Description
CH 201, 1H98 Ancient & Medieval Culture (3) 86786 TuTh 12:00pm-1:15pm FH 233 Eric Rasmussen Critical survey of Near East, Greece, Rome and Middle Ages: origins of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, philosophy and science; concepts like heroism, justice, and romantic love. Prereq: ENG 102. Fulfills Silver Core CO5.
CH 202, 1H98 The Modern World (3) 86792 MoWe 4:00pm-5:15pm MSS 101 Nasia Anam Analyzes Europe's legacy in shaping world ideas, institutions, and cultures. Includes Renaissance, Reformation, Enlightenment, Romanticism, development of science and industry, political revolutions, colonialism, postcolonialism, globalization. Prereq: ENG 102. Fulfills Silver Core CO5.
CH 203, 1H98 American Exper. & Constitutional Change (3) 86804 MoWe 1:00pm-2:15pm EJCH 201E David Rondel Identities, ideas, and institutions from precontext to present, emphasizing civil rights, liberty, individualism, federalism environmentalism, urbanization, industrialization, and cultural diversity. Satisfies the U.S. and Nevada constitution requirements. Prereq: ENG 102. Fulfills Silver Core CO5 and CO8.
CH 212, 1H98 Sci., Tech., & Society in the Modern Era (3) 86866 TuTh 3:00pm-4:15pm MSS 100 Stephen Pasqualina Analyzes history and culture of the modern world, exploration of scientific revolutions and methods, rise and global spread of science-based technologies, and their impact on nature, the human body, society and the world. Prereq: ENG 102. Fulfills Silver Core CO5 and CO9.
CHEM 341, 1H02 Organic Chemistry for Scientists and Professionals I (3) 93992 MoWeFr 11:00am-11:50am PSAC 114 Sarah Cummings Detailed treatment of organic molecules, simple functional groups, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, introductory synthesis, and spectroscopy. For chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and other pre-professional majors. Credit allowed in only one of CHEM 220A, CHEM 241, or CHEM 341. Prereq(s): CHEM 202 (CHEM 122A and CHEM 122L acceptable).
CS 135 Lecture - 1001 Honors Lab - 1H03 Computer Science I (3) 88183, 88195 TuTh Mo 12:00pm-1:15pm 10:00am-10:50am WPEB 130 TBD Erin Keith Introduction to modern problem solving and programming methods. Emphasis on algorithm development. Introduction to procedural and data abstraction. May fulfill requirements for engineering majors. Prereq: MATH 127, or MATH 128, or MATH 181, or MATH 182, or ACT Math score of 28, or SAT Math score of 630, or revised SAT score of 650, or Accuplacer EA 80 and CL 101, or satisfactory score on readiness exam. To earn 3 Honors credits, enroll in the Honors lab (1H03) and the general lecture (1001). Fulfills Silver Core CO12.
ENG 101, 1H10 Composition I (3) 92897 MoWeFr 9:00am-9:50am FH 231 Staff Writing the expository essay; emphasis on revising and editing for development, coherence, style, and correctness. Prerequisite(s): ACT English score of 21 or ACT ELA score of 23 or SAT Verbal score of 510 or revised SAT Reading/Writing score of 480 or ENG 098.
ENG 102, 1H04 Composition II (3) 92968 MoWeFr 8:00am-8:50am LP 104 Staff Exploration of essay forms with particular attention to interpretation and argument; emphasis on analytical reading and writing, critical thinking, and research methodologies. Each class has a particular thematic cluster around which content is organized. Incoming Honors students are eligible to register for Honors ENG 102 in the fall semester. The Honors Program strongly recommends that all Honors students register for Honors ENG 102 whether or not they are awarded AP credit in English. More information on ENG 102 and in depth descriptions of each theme can be found on the Core Writing website: https://www.unr.edu/english/core-writing. Fulfills Silver Core CO1 and CO3.
ENG 102, 1H09 Composition II (3) 92973 MoWeFr 9:00am-9:50am MS 324 Staff Exploration of essay forms with particular attention to interpretation and argument; emphasis on analytical reading and writing, critical thinking, and research methodologies. Each class has a particular thematic cluster around which content is organized. Incoming Honors students are eligible to register for Honors ENG 102 in the fall semester. The Honors Program strongly recommends that all Honors students register for Honors ENG 102 whether or not they are awarded AP credit in English. More information on ENG 102 and in depth descriptions of each theme can be found on the Core Writing website: https://www.unr.edu/english/core-writing. Fulfills Silver Core CO1 and CO3.
ENG 102, 1H26 Composition II (3) 92989 MoWe 4:00pm-5:15pm FH 107 Staff Exploration of essay forms with particular attention to interpretation and argument; emphasis on analytical reading and writing, critical thinking, and research methodologies. Each class has a particular thematic cluster around which content is organized. Incoming Honors students are eligible to register for Honors ENG 102 in the fall semester. The Honors Program strongly recommends that all Honors students register for Honors ENG 102 whether or not they are awarded AP credit in English. More information on ENG 102 and in depth descriptions of each theme can be found on the Core Writing website: https://www.unr.edu/english/core-writing. Fulfills Silver Core CO1 and CO3.
ENG 102, 1H37 Composition II (3) 93000 TuTh 10:30am-11:45am OB 101 Staff Exploration of essay forms with particular attention to interpretation and argument; emphasis on analytical reading and writing, critical thinking, and research methodologies. Each class has a particular thematic cluster around which content is organized. Incoming Honors students are eligible to register for Honors ENG 102 in the fall semester. The Honors Program strongly recommends that all Honors students register for Honors ENG 102 whether or not they are awarded AP credit in English. More information on ENG 102 and in depth descriptions of each theme can be found on the Core Writing website: https://www.unr.edu/english/core-writing. Fulfills Silver Core CO1 and CO3.
ENG 102, 1H41 Composition II (3) 93004 TuTh 1:30pm-2:45pm FH 18 Staff Exploration of essay forms with particular attention to interpretation and argument; emphasis on analytical reading and writing, critical thinking, and research methodologies. Each class has a particular thematic cluster around which content is organized. Incoming Honors students are eligible to register for Honors ENG 102 in the fall semester. The Honors Program strongly recommends that all Honors students register for Honors ENG 102 whether or not they are awarded AP credit in English. More information on ENG 102 and in depth descriptions of each theme can be found on the Core Writing website: https://www.unr.edu/english/core-writing. Fulfills Silver Core CO1 and CO3.
ENGR 100 Lecture - 1001 Honors Lab - 1H07 Intro. To Engineering Design (3) 84102, 84111 MoWe Tu 9:00am-9:50am 9:00am-10:30am DMSC 110 TBA Ann-Marie Vollstedt, Kelly Keselica, Adam Kirn Introduces engineering design, professional ethics, project planning, prototype fabrication, engineering creativity, and an overview of engineering disciplines. Student teams undertake a term-long design project. To earn 3 Honors credits, enroll in the Honors lab (1H07) and the general lecture (1001). Fulfills Silver Core CO11.
HON 235, 1H01 Research in the Information Age (1) 89208 Fr 11:00am-12:15pm MIKC 114 Rayla Tokarz ** Required of all Honors students prior to enrollment in Honors thesis credits. Prepares Honors students for thesis research. Focus is secondary research; finding and evaluating previously published information and literature on a topic. Primarily taught online.
HON 235, 1H02 Research in the Information Age (1) 89211 Fr 1:00pm-2:15pm MIKC 114 Teresa Schultz ** Required of all Honors students prior to enrollment in Honors thesis credits. Prepares Honors students for thesis research. Focus is secondary research; finding and evaluating previously published information and literature on a topic. Primarily taught online.
HON 235, 4H01 Research in the Information Age (1) 50340 Web Summer Web Elena Azadbakht ** Required of all Honors students prior to enrollment in Honors thesis credits. Prepares Honors students for thesis research. Focus is secondary research; finding and evaluating previously published information and literature on a topic. Primarily taught online.
HON 410, 1H01 Area Study (3) 89214 Fr 12:00pm-12:50pm JTB 11A Staff Students earn Honors for international study. View of a particular region of the world from the perspective of several academic disciplines. Class requirements and form available online. Approval form must be submitted prior to travel in order to register for HON 410 the semester immediately following travel. Oral presentations required. Fulfills Silver Core CO11.
HON 490, 1001 Honors Thesis I (3) 89204 We 1:00pm-1:50pm JTB 11A Staff Directed research on a focused topic either interdisciplinary in nature or within the students major. Required for completion of Honors Program. Maximum of 3 credits.
HON 490, 1002 Honors Thesis I (3) 89206 Th 8:00am-8:50am JTB 11A Staff Directed research on a focused topic either interdisciplinary in nature or within the students major. Required for completion of Honors Program. Maximum of 3 credits.
HON 490, 1003 Honors Thesis I (3) 89207 Fr 2:00pm-2:50pm JTB 11A Staff Directed research on a focused topic either interdisciplinary in nature or within the students major. Required for completion of Honors Program. Maximum of 3 credits.
HON 491, 1H01 CAP: Honors Thesis II (3) �89205 Tu 8:00am-8:50am JTB 11A Staff Continuation of HON 490. Preparation of an oral and written thesis on a selected topic. Required for completion of Honors Program. Fulfills CO14.
MATH 181, 1H03 Calculus I (4) 89648 MoWeFr TuTh 12:00pm-12:50pm 12:30pm-1:20pm PE 103 PE 103 Birant Ramazan Fundamental concepts of analytic geometry and calculus; functions, graphs, limits, derivatives and integrals. Honors Calculus will emphasize the mathematical proofs that form the logical foundations of calculus while fully covering the practical techniques from the non-Honors course needed for science and engineering. Prereqs: ACT Math score 28, or SAT Math score 630, or a revised SAT score of 650, or Math 127/128. Fulfills the Mathematics Core Requirement. Fulfills Silver Core CO2.
MUS 122, 1H01 Survey of Jazz (3) 90585 MoWeFr 10:00am-10:50am CFA 134 Larry Engstrom Chronological study of jazz music and musicians with emphasis on directed listening. Fulfills the Fine Arts Core Requirement. Fulfills Silver Core CO7 and CO10.
PHYS 181, 1H03 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II (3) 91193 MoWeFr 12:00pm-12:50pm LP 105 Joshua Williams Thermodynamic laws, kinetic theory, electric charge, field, potential, current, dielectrics, circuit elements, magnetic fields and materials, and electro-magnetic oscillations. Prerequisite(s): MATH 182; PHYS 180. Students also need to enroll in a general section of PHYS 181L. Fulfills Silver Core CO4.
PSC 211, 1H01 Introduction to Comparative Politics (3) 91372 TuTh 4:00pm-5:15pm LP 105 Ian Hartshorn Analysis of similarities and differences in the governing processes of different societies. (Satisfies the social science requirement and is an option to satisfy the �Group 1� requirement for International Affairs majors. Also counts for Political Science majors.) Fulfills Silver Core CO6 and CO11.
PSY 101, 1H04 General Psychology (3) 91622 MoWe 2:30pm-3:45pm LRC 204 Dean Hinitz Presents psychology as a science concerned with the actions of organisms in a social and cultural context. Fulfills the Social Science Core Requirement. Fulfills Silver Core CO6.
WMST 101, 1003 Introduction to Women's Studies (3) 92435 TuTh 10:30am-11:45am TBD Jamie Palmer Interdisciplinary analysis of women in culture and society from historical and cross-cultural perspectives. This course fulfills Social Science and Diversity Core Requirements. Fulfills Silver Core CO6 and CO10.