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Spring 2019 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 301:
Music in Society
73433 Leonard Garrison 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. W 1 cr
Course description: This course examines the role of music in society, focusing on the cultural history of specific cities each spring. Students discuss musical concepts such as form, texture, rhythm melody, timbre, style and genre. They experience great music firsthand by attending Auditorium Chamber Music Series concerts and Metropolitan Opera simulcast. They explore whether music is a “universal” art and how it contributes to identity.

English and Communications

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
ENGL 258:
Literature of Western Civilization
73516 Thomas Drake 11:00 a.m. - 12:15p.m. TR 3 cr
Course description: Masterpieces reflecting development of Western though and culture, 17th century to the present.
 
ENGL 499:
DS: English Honors Thesis
70437 Erin D James TBA 2 cr
Course description: Limited to students in the Honors Program. Instructor permission required.
 
COMM 101:
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
51091 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
56584 Mary Oswald 8:30 - 9:20 a.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: The cell, heredity and evolutionary processes. This section requires Thursday meetings 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m., arranged as needed by instructor (not weekly).
 
BIOL 401:
Undergraduate Research
70295 Peter Fuerst TBA 1-4 cr
Course description: Undergraduate research at the senior level. Limited to students in the Honors Program. Instructor Permission required.
 
BIOL 499:
DS: Enhancing Lab Learning
40531 Patricia L. Hartzell TBA 3 cr
Course description: Limited to students in the Honors Program. Instructor Permission required.
 
CHEM 112:
Principles of Chemistry II
45458 Thomas Bitterwolf 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. MWF 4 cr
Course description: Some work in inorganic chemistry, kinetics, equilibrium, liquids, solids, acid-base, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, thermodynamics and qualitative inorganic analysis. Three lecture and one recitation.
CHEM 112 Lab Sections 73321 Thomas Bitterwolf 2:30 - 5:20 p.m. R 1 cr
  73322 Thomas Bitterwolf 7:00- 9:50 p.m. R 1 cr
 
CHEM 491:
Research
61683 Thomas Bitterwolf TBA 1-6 cr
Course description: Limited to students in the Honors Program. Includes Proposal and Thesis. Department Permission required.

Social Sciences

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
ANTH 220:
Peoples of the World
71628 Laura Putsche 1:30 - 2:20 p.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: Societies of Eurasia, Africa, Americas, Australia and islands of the Pacific.
 
FCS 323:
Apparel Product Development
73676 Lori Ann Wahl Online 3 cr
Course description: Analysis of textile and apparel products and processes relative to design, development and production methods, including evaluation of consumer value. Instructor permission required.

Statistics

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
STAT 251:
Statistical Methods with Recitation Meeting
70169 Renae Shrum 10:30 - 11:20 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.

Mathematics

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
MATH 315:
Topics in Pure Mathematics
72343 Robert Ely 10:30 - 11:20 a.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: A topic selected each year that develops skill and appreciation for theoretical nature of mathematics.

Computer Science

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
CS 120:
Computer Science I
58825 Jia Song 9:30 - 10:20 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-hour lab a week.

Engineering

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
ENGR 210:
Engineering Statics
67524 Jonathan Petersen 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: Principles of statics with engineering applications.
 
ENGR 220:
Engineering Dynamics
69094 Eric Wolbrecht 8:30 - 9:20 p.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: Particle and rigid body kinematics and kinetics.
 
ME 322:
Mechanical Engr Thermodynamics
73537 Daniel A. Cordon 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: Thermodynamic properties of substances, first and second laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic analysis of mechanical engineering thermal components of cycles, psychrometric process and introduction to combustion systems.

Humanities

Course CRN Faculty Schedule Credits
MUSH 201:
History of Rock and Roll
58523 James Reid 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: A study of the history and culture of rock music.
 
MUSH 111:
Introduction to Music Literature
73595 Barry Bilderback 10:30-11:20 a.m. MWF 3 cr
Course description: Introduction to the study of music literature, including western and world traditions. Emphasis on aural and score analysis, writing and research techniques.
 
MUST 386:
Instrumental Music in the Secondary School
73762 Spencer Henry Martin 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. MWF
8:30 - 9:20 a.m. F
3 cr
Course description: Methods, instructional materials, rehearsal techniques and techniques for teaching instrumental music in grades 7-12. Includes practicum hours.
 
PHIL 103:
Ethics
45585 Casey Johnson 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 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 403:
WS: Writing-Looking Glass
72527 Jamaica Ritcher TBA 1 cr
Course description: The Looking Glass Workshop provides a designated, supported space for students taking the lead in producing the Honors Program journal of creative writing, art, and scholarship. Students in the workshop will serve as editorial staff for The Looking Glass and gain experience with many aspects of editing and publishing, including production planning, writing, design, corresponding with contributors, and copy editing. Instructor permission required.
 
INTR 404:
ST: Honors Thesis Writing
71729 Sandra Reineke TBA 1 cr
Course description: Limited to Honors Program students who are actively working on their Honors Thesis in spring 2019. Instructor permission required.
 
INTR 404:
ST: Cultural Diversity America
72528 Rebecca Tallent 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. TR 3 cr
Course description: Diversity is part of the American landscape, but how often is diversity actually considered by the majority? Diversity is more than race, gender and gender identity, it also involves age, handicapping conditions, socio-economic status and other issues. This class looks at the issues which separate US citizens from one another, primarily using influential mass media formats as the base of discussion.
 
INTR 489:
Honors Program Ambassadors
73456 Emily Hill TBA 1 cr
Course description: This course will give Honors Ambassadors an increased knowledge about the University Honors Program to prepare them to interact with prospective students and parents at recruitment events. The course is designed to develop Honors Ambassadors’ leadership and communication skills.

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Room 315
875 Perimeter Dr.
MS 2533
83844-2533

Phone: 208-885-0154

Email: honors@uidaho.edu