Honors Program courses

Honors Program courses

Schedule as of 10/31/2019

Priority registration deadline is November 1, 2019.

The information below is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on MyNevada prior to the start of classes.

Spring 2020 Honors courses
Course Number Course Name Class Number Days Time Location Instructor Description
BIOL 190, 1H03 Intro to Cell & Molecular Biology (3) 21720 TU/TH 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. PSAC 114 Emily Jackson Introduction to the molecular and cellular basis of living organisms, including cell structure and function, principles of genetics and early development. Prerequisites: CHEM 121A and CHEM 121L or CHEM 201.
CH 201, 1H98 Ancient and Medieval Cultures (3) 22601 TU/TH 4:00 - 5:45 p.m. MSS 101 Jennifer Ng 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. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or corequisite(s) ENG 104. Fulfills CO5.
CH 202, 1H9 The Modern World (3) 22627 TU/TH 3:00 - 4:15 p.m. WRB 2020 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. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or corequisite(s) ENG 104. Fulfills CO5.
CH 203, 1H9 American Exper. & Constitutional Change (3) 22620 M/WED 5:30 - 6:45 p.m. MSS 101 Justin Gifford Identities, ideas, and institutions from precontext to present, emphasizing civil rights, liberty, individualism, federalism environmentalism, urbanization, industrialization, and cultural diversity. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or corequisite(s) ENG 104. Recommended Preparation: CH 201. Fulfills CO5 and CO8.
CH 212, 1H98 Science, Technology, & Society in the Modern Era (3) 22691 TU/TH 3:00 - 4:15 p.m. EJCH 240J Bretton Rodriguez 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. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or corequisite(s) ENG 104. Recommended Preparation: CH 201. Fulfills C05 and C09.
GRI 103, 1H02 Introduction to Intersectional Analysis of Identities (3) 29788 TU/TH 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. CEB 107 Ximena Keogh Introduction to gender, race, and other identities and inequalities in contemporary society, including class, sexuality, religion, citizenship, dis/ability, and age. Fulfills CO10.
HON 220, 1H01 Intro to Economic Theory and Policy (3) 24737 M/WED 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. FH 219 Katherine Lacy Survey of major macroeconomic and microeconomic theories, with emphasis on their application to individual, business and governmental decisions. Fulfills BOTH Macroeconomic and Microeconomic requirements. Fulfills CO6.
HON 235, 1H0 Research in the Information Age (1) 24740 FR 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. MIKC 114 Rayla Tokarz 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, 5H0 Research in the Information Age (1) 29508 N/A Wintermester Web-based Course Online Rosalind Bucy Required of all Honors students approaching senior thesis, this online course 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) 24738 FR 12:00 - 12:50 p.m. 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 CO11.
HON 490, 1H01 Honors Thesis I (3) 24741 TU 8:00 - 8:50 a.m. JTB 11A Staff Directed research on a focused topic either interdisciplinary in nature or within the students major. Required for completion of Honors Program.
HON 491, 1H01 CAP: Honors Thesis II (3) 24739 WED 1:00 - 1:50 p.m. 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.
HON 491, 1H0 CAP: Honors Thesis II (3) 24742 TH 8:00 - 8:50 a.m. JTB 11A Staff Fulfills CO14.
HON 491, 1H0 CAP: Honors Thesis II (3) 24743 FR 2:00 - 2:50 p.m. JTB 11A Staff Fulfills CO14.
MATH 182, 1H03 Calculus II (4) 25155 M-FR 12:00 - 12:50 p.m. PE 103 Birant Ramazan Continuation of MATH 181; transcendental functions, methods of integration, conics, vectors. 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. Prerequisite: MATH 181.
MUS 124, 1H02 History of the American Musical Theatre 29786 M/WED/FR 10:00 - 10:50 a.m. CFA 110 Julianne Lindberg Cultural, musical and theatrical survey of musical theatre in the United States, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Fulfills CO7.
PHYS 180, 1H03 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I (3) 26637 M/WED/FR 8:00 - 8:50 a.m. SLH 3 Paul Neill Vectors, one and two dimensional kinematics, particle dynamics, work and energy, momentum, rotational mechanics, oscillations, gravitation, fluids, elastic waves and sound. Prerequisite: MATH 181. Students also need to enroll in a general section of PHYS 180L. Fulfills CO4.
PSY 101, 1H04 General Psychology (3) 27016 M/WED 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. MSS 242 Dean Hinitz Presents psychology as a science concerned with the actions of organisms in a social and cultural context. (Credit may not be earned in both PSY 101 and PSY 103.) Fulfills CO6
SOTA 101, 1H03 Introduction to the Arts (3) 27265 M/WED/FR 9:00 - 9:50 a.m. CFA 152 Rose Sciaroni Introduction to the nature and role of the arts in individual and community life, including exposure to performing and visual arts. Fulfills CO7