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Honors Program (HP)

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USP Codes are listed in brackets by the 1991 USP code followed by the 2003 USP code (i.e. [M2<>QB]).

1000. Intellectual Communities. 1. [(none)<>I] Queries the nature, functions, and benefits of intellectual communities from the ancient world to present.   Prerequisite:  Concurrent enrollment in HP 1020, HP 1151, or HP 1161.

1020. Freshman Honors Colloquium I. 3. [W1<>WA, L] Composition course. Provides innovative writing instruction to honors students while introducing works and history of Western culture. Particularly emphasizes analytical reading and writing. Prerequisite: participation in UW Honors Program. (Offered fall semester)

1151 [1150]. Freshman Honors Colloquium I. 3. [C1<>CH, L] Studies significant works in the history of Western civilization to the Renaissance, both in their historical context and in relation to one another. For entering freshmen who have already fulfilled the W1<>WA requirement. Prerequisite: participation in the UW Honors Program. (Offered fall semester)

1200. American and Wyoming Government. 3. [(none)<>V] Introduction to the constitutions and governmental processes of Wyoming and the United States. Prerequisite: participation in University Honors Program.

2020 [1160,1161]. Colloquium II. 3. [C1<>WB,O] Continues study of significant works in Western and Eastern literary, scientific and philosophical traditions begun in Colloquim I. Assignments focus on using critical discourse, historical research, and textual analysis to produce effective written compositions and oral presentations. Prerequisite: WA.

2151 [C1, G1<>(none)], 2152 [C2, G1<>(none)], 2153 [C3, G1<>(none] [2150]. Non-Western Perspectives. 3 (Max. 6). Explores issues central to human experience from perspectives of non-western peoples. Topics vary from year to year. Required of UW Honors Program students. Prerequisites: sophomore standing and participation in UW Honors Program. (Offered both semesters)

3151 [C1<>(none)], 3152 [C2<>(none)], 3153 [C3<>(none)] [3150]. Modes of Understanding. 3 (Max. 6). Introduces study of nature and grounds of knowledge, its limits and validity. Examines epistemological basis of selected areas of academic thought. Topics vary from year to year. Required of UW Honors Program students. Prerequisites: junior standing and participation in UW Honors Program. (Offered both semesters)

4151 [C1<>(none)], 4152 [C2<>(none)], 4153 [C3<>(none)] [4150]. Senior Honor Seminar. 3 (Max. 6). Asks students to confront a complex social issue, examine it from several perspectives and take a stance on some aspect of the issue. Topics vary from year to year. Required of UW Honors Program students. Prerequisites: senior standing and participation in UW Honors Program. (Offered both semesters)

4154. Senior Honors Seminar. 3. Asks students to confront a complex social issue, examine it from several perspectives and take a stance on some aspect of the issue. Topics vary from year to year. Required of UW Honors Program students. Prerequisites: senior standing and participation in the UW Honors Program.

4975. Independent Study. 1-3 (Max. 6). [(none)<>WC]  Supervised study and investigation in topics related to students' research.

4976. Independent Study. 1-3 (Max. 6). Supervised study and investigation in topics related to student's research. Prerequisites: none.

4990. Topics:_____. 1-3 (Max. 6). Accommodates a senior seminar series or a course offering by visiting faculty whose subject matter is not included in other course offerings. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

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