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Fall 2018 Classes

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.

Integrated Seminars

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
ISEM 101
Ancient World: Myth & Reality
35355 STAFF 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. TR 3 cr
Course description: This course explores the unique contribution to world civilizations of the facts and fictions constructed by the peoples of the ancient world.
 
ISEM 101
The Creative Mind
35411 Elizabeth Sloan 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. TR 3 cr
Course description: This course provides an interactive platform to explore avenues of investigation, apply creative strategies to pertinent opportunities, and encourage asking questions over finding answers.
 
ISEM 101
Love and Happiness
36134 Tom Drake 10:30 - 11:20 a.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: Students will analyze the cultural forces that have shaped our current definitions of love and how loving well can help us lead happier lives.
 
ISEM 101
Social Media & Social Change
36113 Kathryn Blevins 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. TR 3 cr
Course description: Students will examine recent examples of the evolving issues in social media and make broad connections between concepts like globalization, activism, and culture using a multi-disciplinary approach.
 
ISEM 101
Carry Forth the Stories
41121 Rodney Frey 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. TR 1 cr
Course description: Students will explore the human condition as experienced as “story” and “storytelling,” story that brings meaning to and animates one’s life.

English and Communications

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
ENGL 102:
College Writing and Rhetoric
15916 Victoria Arthur 11:30.a.m. - 12:20 p.m. MWF 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.
 
ENGL 102:
College Writing and Rhetoric
21694 Victoria Arthur 1:30 - 2:20 p.m. MWF 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 Public Speaking
 
20996 Diane Carter 1:30 - 2:20 p.m. MW 2 cr
Course description: Skills and techniques of effective speaking.

Natural and Applied Science

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
BIOL 115:
Cells & the Evolution of Life
26133 Mary Oswald 8:30 - 9:20 a.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: The cell, heredity and evolutionary processes.
 
CHEM 111:
Principles of Chemistry I
10726 Thomas Bitterwolf
& Yuwei Kan
9:30 - 10:20 a.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: Intensive treatment of principles and applications of chemistry. Three lectures and one 3-hr lab a week.
CHEM 111 Lab Sections 40988 Thomas Bitterwolf
& Yuwei Kan
2:30 - 5:20 p.m. M 1 cr
  40989 Thomas Bitterwolf
& Yuwei Kan
2:30 - 5:20 p.m. W 1 cr
  40990 Thomas Bitterwolf
& Yuwei Kan
7:00 - 9:50 p.m. T 1 cr

Social Sciences

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
GEOG 200:
World Regional Geography
15499 Raymond Dezzani 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: Countries, regions, and peoples of the world; interrelationships between humans and their physical and cultural environments.

Computer Science

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
CS 120:
Computer Science I
27736 Jia Song 10:30 - 11:20 a.m. MWF
10:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. T
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. Three lectures and one 2-hr lab a wk.

Statistics

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
STAT 251:
Statistical Methods with Recitation Meeting
38408 Renae Shrum 8:30 - 9:20 a.m. MWF
12:30 - 1:20 p.m. W
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.

Engineering

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
ENGR 204:
Engineering Grand Challenges
37783 Daniel Robertson 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. T 1 cr
Course description: This class is for students enrolled in the Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars Program.
ENGR 335:
Engineering Fluid Mechanics
41268 Tao Xing 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: Physical properties of fluids and others.

Humanities

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
ART 100:
World Art and Culture
15348 Val Carter 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. TR
1:30 - 3:20 p.m. Lab
3 cr
Course description: An introductory historical survey of art and culture in Western and non-Western contexts.
 
PHIL 103:
Ethics
15554 Casey Johnson 2:30 - 3:20 p.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: Introduction to philosophical reasoning through historical study of Western moral thought.

Honors Seminars

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
INTR 404:
ST: Cult Classic Cinema
39277 Emily D. Hill 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. TR 3 cr
Course description: Have you ever wondered why certain films reach “cult” status and others do not? In this class, we will explore this question by watching, discussing, and reading about what makes a cult classic.
 
INTR 404:
ST: Honors Thesis Mentoring
39278 Dilshani Saratchandra TBD 1 cr
Course description: Limited to Honors Program students who are actively working on their Honors thesis in fall 2018 or spring 2019. Instructor permission required.
 
INTR 450:
University Interdisciplinary Colloquium
34669 Kenton Bird, Daniel J. Bukvich 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. T 1 cr
Course description: Public lectures series with enrichment activities. Graded pass or fail.
 
INTR 489:
Honors Program Ambassadors
41230 Emily D. Hill TBD 1 cr
Course description: Limited to Honors Program Ambassadors. Instructor permission required.
 
INTR 498:
Intern: ISEM Mentors
38164 Dean Panttaja TBD 1-16 cr
Course description: Limited to Honors Program students who have been appointed ISEM Peer Mentors.

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

Phone: 208-885-0154

Email: honors@uidaho.edu