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Honors Program Courses Fall 2022

In order to remain a member of the program, students must maintain a 3.3 U of I cumulative GPA and must meet the Honors Program credit requirements.

Course description: Skills and techniques of effective speaking.

Course Details

  • CRN – 20984; Section No. 18
  • Faculty: Diane L. Carter
  • Schedule: TR 11-11:50 a.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting (Hybrid)
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Survey of current theories/research for intercultural interaction and comm styles.

Course Details

  • CRN – 44301; Section No. 04
  • Faculty: Diane L. Carter
  • Schedule: TR 12:30-1:45 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Fundamental programming constructs, algorithms and problem-solving, virtual machines, declarations and types, etc.

Course Details

  • CRN – 27736; Section No. 01
  • Faculty: Michael D. Wilder
  • Schedule: MWF 10:30-11:20 a.m. & T 10:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting (Hybrid)
  • Credits: 4 credits

Course description: Applied principles of expository and argumentative essay writing, summaries, critiques, research essays and syntheses of texts.

Course Details

  • CRN – 15913; Section No. 03
  • Faculty: Katie R. Krahn
  • Schedule: MWF 9:30-10:20 a.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Intermediate course in the practices of personal and exploratory writing; may include personal narrative and observation, autobiography, or extended reflection; special attention to prose style and voice; includes research-based writing.

Course Details

  • CRN – 15853; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Oscar W. Oswald
  • Schedule: TR 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Medieval, Renaissance, 17th Century, Restoration and 18th Century Literature.

Course Details

  • CRN – 42132; Section No. 01
  • Faculty: Tom A. Drake
  • Schedule: MWF 10:30-11:20 a.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Principles and practice of effective communication through tone, style and formats (oral, written, visual and multimedia genres).

Course Details

  • CRN – 15840; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Karen L. Thompson
  • Schedule: Online
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Includes addition and resolution of forces, vector algebra, moments and couples, equivalent force systems, friction, trusses, etc.

Course Details

  • CRN – 44555; Section No. 04
  • Faculty: JJ. J Petersen
  • Schedule: MWF 10:30 a.m. to 11:20 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Includes kinetics, rectilinear, curvilinear, relative motion, rotation, momentum, analysis, vibration, time response, etc.

Course Details

  • CRN – 44556; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Sean M. Quallen
  • Schedule: MWF 9:30 a.m. to 10:20 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Circuit analysis, transient and steady-state behavior, resonant systems, system analysis, and power and energy concepts; elementary differential equations will be introduced.

Course Details

  • CRN – 44557; Section No. 03
  • Faculty: JJ. J Petersen
  • Schedule: MWF 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Physical properties of fluids; fluid statics; continuity, energy, momentum relationships; laminar and turbulent flow; boundary layer effects; flow in pipes, open channels and around objects.

Course Details

  • CRN – 41268; Section No. 03
  • Faculty: Tao Xing
  • Schedule: MWF 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Political, diplomatic, economic, social and cultural history; earliest times to 1877.

Course Details

  • CRN – 42936; Section No. 05
  • Faculty: Matthew Amato
  • Schedule: MWF 1:30-2:20 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Focusing on the era between 1955 and 1975, often called the “long 1960s,” this course examines the cultural, political and social changes of these decades, particularly in the United States.

Course Details

  • CRN – 44325; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Rebecca E. Scofield
  • Schedule: TR 12:30-1:45 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Assist honor students with the final assignment of their thesis or portfolio, i.e. a public presentation for the bi-annual Honors Forum.

Course Details

  • CRN – 44307; Section No. 01
  • Faculty: Sandra Reineke
  • Schedule: TBA
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 1 credits

Course description: Assist honor students who are preparing their Honors thesis or Honors portfolio.*

*Note: Limited to Honors students who joined the Honors Program Fall 2021 or later./p>

Course Details

  • CRN – 42277; Section No. 01
  • Faculty: Sandra Reineke
  • Schedule: TBA
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Limited to students in the Honors Program. Limited to students in the College of Science Ambassador Program. Instructor Permission Required.

Course Details

  • CRN – 44547; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Roopal Jani and Mark J. Nielsen
  • Schedule: M 4-4:50 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 1 credit

Course description: Limited to Honors Program students who are actively working on their Honors thesis and joined the Honors Program prior to fall 2021.

Course Details

  • CRN – 40808; Section No. 01
  • Faculty: Sandra Reineke
  • Schedule: TBA
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 1 credits

Course description: Overview of principle UN agencies and current UN activities; emphasis on written and oral presentations through resolution and position paper writing, negotiations and small group discussions.

Course Details

  • CRN – 39998; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Bill L. Smith
  • Schedule: MWF 8:30-9:20 a.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Limited to students in the Honors Program. Laptop computer required. Instructor Permission Required.

Course Details

  • CRN – 44553; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Ankit Gupta and Eric T. Wolbrecht
  • Schedule: MWF 9:30-10:20 a.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Properties of substances, first and second laws, analysis of mechanical components and cycles, psychrometric processes, etc.

Course Details

  • CRN – 43622; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Dan A. Cordon
  • Schedule: MWF 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Mechanics of materials approach to three-dimensional stress and strain, unsymmetrical bending, shear centers, curved beams, thick-walled pressure vessels, non-circular torsion, energy methods and advanced strength theories. Introduction to elementary kinematics. Significant use of solid modeling and use of equation solvers.

Course Details

  • CRN – 43712; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Robert R. Stephens
  • Schedule: MWF 12:30-1:20 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Transmission by conduction of heat in steady and unsteady states, by free and forced convection and by radiation. Combined effects of conduction, radiation and convention.

Course Details

  • CRN – 44567; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Dan A. Cordon
  • Schedule: MWF 1:30-2:20 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Introduction to philosophical reasoning through historical study of Western moral thought.

Course Details

  • CRN – 15554; Section No. 08
  • Faculty: Casey R. Johnson
  • Schedule: MWF 9:30-10:20 a.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Survey of conflict and cooperation within international systems. Includes a special emphasis of games within strategic interaction.

Course Details

  • CRN – 44392; Section No. 02
  • Faculty: Charles A. Dainoff
  • Schedule: TR 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Intro to psychology topics, including sensation and perception, learning and thinking, motivation, personality and adjustment, social processes, psychological testing; emphasis on fundamental principles.

Course Details

  • CRN – 15581; Section No. 01
  • Faculty: Michael J. Kersten
  • Schedule: TR 2-3:15 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

Course description: Includes the design of statistical studies, basic sampling methods, descriptive statistics, regression, sampling distribution, etc.

Course Details

  • CRN – 38408; Section No. 05
  • Faculty: Renae L. Shrum
  • Schedule: MWF 8:30-9: 20 a.m. & W 12:30-1:20 p.m.
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Meeting
  • Credits: 3 credits

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