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Fall 2020 Courses

Honors Program Courses Fall Semester 2020

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.

Art and Design

Course CRN-
Section #
Faculty Schedule Credits
ART 100:
World Art and Culture
15348
Section 6
Val G. Carter

TR 9:30 - 10:20 a.m.
W 1:30 - 3:20 p.m.

3 cr
Course description: An introductory historical survey of art and culture in Western and non-Western contexts. 

English and Communications

Course CRN-
Section #
Faculty Schedule Credits
ENGL 102:
Writing and Rhetoric II
42320
Section 50
Victoria Arthur

MWF 11:30 - 12:20 p.m.

3 cr
Course description: Applied principles of expository and argumentative essay writing, including summaries, critiques, and syntheses of texts, and the research essay; emphasis on clear, concise, and vigorous prose.
 
COMM 101:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
20991
Section 25
Diane L. Carter TR 11:00 - 11:50 a.m. 2 cr
Course description: Skills and techniques of effective speaking.

Natural and Applied Science

Course CRN-
Section #
Faculty Schedule Credits
CHEM 111:
General Chemistry I
10726
Section 30
Daniel Scott Stelck MWF 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. 3 cr
Course description: Intensive treatment of principles and application of chemistry.
 
CHEM 111:
General Chemistry I
35251
Section 31
Daniel Scott Stelck MWF 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. 3 cr
Course description: Intensive treatment of principles and application of chemistry.
 
CHEM 111L:
General Chemistry I Laboratory
40989
Section 31
Kristopher V. Waynant, Yuwei Kan W 2:30 - 5:20 p.m.
1 cr
Course description: This is the companion laboratory course to CHEM 111 and provides an intensive treatment of Chemistry lab practices.

Social Sciences

Course CRN-
Section #
Faculty Schedule Credits
PSYC 101:
Introduction to Psychology
15581
Section 1
Russell Eric Jackson TR 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. 3 cr
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.

Statistics

Course CRN-
Section #
Faculty Schedule Credits
STAT 251:
Statistical Methods with Recitation Meeting
38408
Section 5
Renae Shrum MWF 8:30 - 9:20 a.m.
3 cr
Course description: Intro to statistical methods including design of statistical studies, basic sampling methods, descriptive statistics, probability and sampling distributions; inference in surveys and experiments, regression, and analysis of variance. The recitation section meets every other week, dates TBD.

Computer Science

Course CRN-
Section #
Faculty Schedule Credits
CS 120:
Computer Science I
27736
Section 1
Jia Song MWF 10:30 - 11:20 a.m.
T 10:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
4 cr
Course description: Fundamental programming constructs, algorithms and problem-solving, fundamental data structures, overview of programming languages, virtual machines, introduction to language translation, declarations and types, abstraction mechanisms, object-oriented programming. This course includes a lab.

Engineering

Course CRN-
Section #
Faculty Schedule Credits
ENGR 335:
Engineering Fluid Mechanics
41268
Section 3
Tao Xing MWF 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. 3 cr
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.

Humanities

Course CRN-
Section #
Faculty Schedule Credits
HIST 111:
United States History I
42936
Section 5
Matthew Amato MWF 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. 3 cr
Course description: Political, diplomatic, economic, social and cultural history; earliest times to 1877.
 
PHIL 103:
Introduction to Ethics
15554
Section 8
Casey R Johnson MWF 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. 3 cr
Course description: Introduction to philosophical reasoning through historical study of Western moral thought.

Honors Seminars

Course CRN-
Section #
Faculty Schedule Credits
INTR 454:
Honors Thesis
42277
Section 1
Sandra Reineke TBA 1 cr
Course description: Limited to students in the Honors Program. Limited to students who are completing an honors thesis in 2020-2021. Instructor permission required.
 
INTR 404:
ST: Language & Social Media
42869
Section 1
Bal Krishna Sharma TR 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. 3 cr
Course description: This course aims to introduce students to fundamental questions about how social media have shaped communication. It examines how online media give rise to the contemporary processes of linguistic innovation and new communicative possibilities.
 

Physical Address:
Idaho Student Union Building
Room 315
875 Perimeter Dr.
MS 2533
83844-2533

Phone: 208-885-0154

Email: honors@uidaho.edu