HON 215 is the Honors first-year seminar. It introduces students in the University Honors Program to the rewards and responsibilities associated with earning an undergraduate degree, with an emphasis on Honors education. HON 215 is a Global Contexts course that fulfills CO11.
HON 215 allows Honors students to,
- Build a community of scholars;
- Attend and contribute to cultural events and academic presentations across campus;
- Articulate scholarly ideas through effective written and oral communication;
- Begin mentoring relationships with faculty;
- Experience the "Honors difference."
Course activities include,
- Impromptu writing and speaking;
- Faculty interview;
- Competitive fellowship presentations;
- Electronic portfolio and résumé;
- Exploring University structure and services.