Honors Seminars

Honors Seminars Approved for the U.S. Diversity/International Perspectives Requirement

Listed by semester; credits as noted

2017 I 2016 I 2015 I 2014 I 2013 I 2012 I 2011 I 2010 I 2009 I 2008 I 2007 I 2006 I 2005 I 2004 I 2003 I 2002 I 2001 I 2000 I 1999 I 1998


Fall 2017

International Perspectives

HON 321B, Christianity and Science (1 cr.)
HON 321C, Travel Around the World in 14 Days (1 cr.)
HON 321H, To Cross or Not to Cross? Global Borders and You (1 cr.)
HON 321J , Habits of Mind – HoM Work for the Brain (2 cr.)
HON 321M, Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
HON 321S, Music and Health (2 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

HON 321L, Feminism and the Media (2 cr.)
HON 321N , Human Trafficking in the United States (2 cr.)
HON 321R, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Activism and Cultural Resistance of Women in the U.S. (1 cr.)


Spring 2017

International Perspectives

HON 322G, Can You Walk to the End of the World? (1 cr.)
HON 322 BZ, Service-Learning in Punta Gorda, Belize (2 cr.)
HON 322 EN, Here, There and Everywhere: A Beatles Retrospective with London (2 cr.)
HON 322L, Sampling World Music – LIVE! (1 cr.)
HON 322U, Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
HON 322V, That's Me in The Corner (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

HON 322A, Upstanders, Allies and Advocates: In History and Today (1 cr.)
HON 322H, From Buffy to Wonder Woman: Exploring the Heroic Women of Pop Culture (2 cr.)
HON 322P, Feminism and Film (2 cr.)
HON 322Q, Human Trafficking in the United States (1 cr.)


Fall 2016

International Perspectives

HON 321B, Christianity & Science (1 cr.)
HON 321D, Cuisine and Culture: a History of Food and People (1 cr.)
HON 321K, The Camino de Santiago – An Odyssey Across Spain (1 cr.)
HON 321S, An Introduction to Green and Sustainable Design Theory (1 cr.)
HON 321U, Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
HON 321V, That's Me in The Corner (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

HON 321G, The Parable of Prophecy: Understanding Today’s Issues by Examining the Past (1 cr.)
HON 321J, How Media Influences Perceptions of Crime (2 cr.)
HON 321L, Human Trafficking in the United States (1 cr.)
HON 321Q, They Do What? Examining Stereotypes and Perspectives (1 cr.)


Spring 2016

International Perspectives

HON 322G, Studies in Global Warming (1 cr.)
HON 322J, BZ Service-Learning in Punta Gorda, Belize (1 cr.)
HON 322K, Here, There and Everywhere: A Beatles Retrospective (1 cr.)
HON 322U, Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
HON 322V, That's Me in The Corner (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

HON 322F, They Do What? Examining Stereotypes and Perspectives (1 cr.)
HON 322H, From Buffy to Wonder Woman: Exploring the Heroic Women of Pop Culture (1 cr.)
HON 322Q, Human Trafficking in the United States (1 cr.)
HON 322R, Media and Religion in American History (2 cr.)


Fall 2015

International Perspectives

Hon 321B Christianity & Science (1 cr.)
Hon 321E Resonance: Intersections between Music and Architecture (2 cr.)
Hon 321M Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
Hon 321Y, Understanding War (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 321K, Beyond Our Screens: Critically Analyzing Media (1 cr.)
Hon 321Q, What Are You Talking About? Discovering and Breaking Stereotypes (1 cr.)


Spring 2015

International Perspectives

Hon 322B, Physical Activity and Health Values and Behaviors: An International Perspective (1 cr.)
Hon 322J, BZ, Service-Learning in Punta Gorda, Belize (2 cr.)
Hon 322U, Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
Hon 322V, That's Me in The Corner (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 322F, 2, What Are You Talking About? Discovering and Breaking Stereotypes (1 cr.)
Hon 322G, Got Privilege? Why Does It Matter? (1 cr.)
Hon 322P, Feminism and Film (2 cr.)
Hon 322Q, Human Trafficking in the United States (1 cr.)


Fall 2014

International Perspectives

Hon 321B Christianity & Science (1 cr.)
Hon 321E Resonance: Intersections between Music and Architecture (2 cr.)
Hon 321M Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
Hon 321N Everything You Want to Know About France* (*Without Studying French) (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 321L Human Trafficking in the United States and Abroad (2 cr.)


Spring 2014

International Perspectives

Hon 322J Service-Learning in Punta Gorda, Belize (2 cr.)
Hon 322U Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
Hon 322V That's Me in The Corner (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 324B Looking for the Real Tonto: The American Indian Experience in the US (1 cr.)


Fall 2013

International Perspectives

Hon 321K Christianity & Science (1 cr.)
Hon 321M Resonance: Intersections between Music and Architecture (1 cr.)
Hon 321V Conflicts in the Middle East (1cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 321C Leadership Essentials: College Years and Beyond (1 cr.)
Hon 321T Human Trafficking in the United States and Beyond (2cr.)


Spring 2013

International Perspectives

Hon 322A Global Poverty and Undernutrition (2 cr.)
Hon 322F Cuisine and Culture: a History of Food and People (1 cr.)
Hon 322L Belize (2 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 322R Bullying in American Schools: What you can do to help (1 cr.)
Hon 322T Human Trafficking in the United States and Abroad (1 cr.)


Fall 2012

International Perspectives

Hon 321M Christianity and Science (1 cr.)
Hon 321P Resonance: Intersections Between Music and Architecture (1 cr.)
Hon 321W Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 321C Leadership Essentials: College Years and Beyond (1 cr.)
Hon 321F Old (and New) Weird America: the History & Future of American "Outsider" Music (2 cr.)
Hon 321G Spoken Word in America (2 cr.)
Hon 321Z What the Paperbag Princess Can Teach Us: Social Justice Lessons in children's Literature (1 cr.)
Hon 323A What the Paperbag Princess Can Teach Us: Social Justice Lessons in children's Literature (1 cr.)


Spring 2012

International Perspectives

Hon 322G, Women and War in Graphic Novels (1 cr.)
Hon 322K, Service-Learning in Punta Gorda, Belize (2 cr.)
Hon 322L, Cuisine and Culture: A History of Food and People (1 cr.)
Hon 322P, Christianity & Science (1 cr.)
Hon 322Y, Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
Hon 322Z, People and Fish: Exploring the Culture and Politics of Humans' Relationships to Nature (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 322R, A Glimpse into the Deaf Community (1 cr.)


Spring 2011

International Perspectives

Hon 321Q, Resonance: Intersections between Music and Architecture (1 cr.)
Hon 321Y, Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
Hon 321Z, Everything You Want to Know about France (1 cr.)
Hon 322L, Service Learning in Punta Gorda, Belize (2 cr.)
Hon 322M, Cuisine and Culture: A History of Food and People (1 cr.)
Hon 322R, International Development: Critical Perspectives & Frontline Experiences (1 cr.)
Hon 324B, Everything You Want to Know About France (1 cr.)
Hon 324C, Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 321A, 20th Centure U.S. Social Movements in Graphic Novels (2 cr.) Hon 321T, Gender in the Workplace (1 cr.) Hon 321W, The Social Justice League: Looking at Social Justice with X-ray Vision (1 cr.) Hon 322B, U.S. Health Issues in Graphic Novels (1 cr.)
Hon 322F, Spoken Word in America (2 cr.)
Hon 322Y, A Glimpse into the Deaf Community (1 cr.)


Spring 2010

International Perspectives

Hon 322E Service-Learning in Oaxaca, Mexico (2 cr.)
Hon 322N Resonance: Intersections Between Music and Architecture (1 cr.)
Hon 322V Conflicts in Middle East (1 cr.)
Hon 322W Understanding War (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 322H What's Gender Got To Do With It? (1 cr.)
Hon 322J This American Life (1 cr.)
Hon 322M English Dialects of North America (1 cr.)
Hon 322Q Public Art: Eyesore or Treasure? (1 cr.)
Hon 322U The Social Justice League; Looking at Social Justice with X-ray Vision (1 cr.)
Hon 324B What The Paperbag Princess Can Teach Us: Social Justice Lessons in Children's Literature (1 cr.)

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Fall 2009

International Perspectives

Hon 321F Caravaggio to the Expressionists (1 cr.)
Hon 321J Jewish History - Europe: From the Golden Age of Spain to the Holocaust and Beyond (2 cr.)
Hon 321L The Future of International Development:  Continued Aid or Sustainable Action (1 cr.)
Hon 321N Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression (1cr.)
Hon 321Q Resonance: Intersections Between Music and Architecture (1 cr.)
Hon 321U Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
Hon 321V Contemporary Arabic Culture (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 321A Yards and Cars: Building Our Suburban Nation (1 cr.)
Hon 321M This American Life (1 cr.)


Spring 2009

International Perspectives

Hon 322A World War I at the Movies (2 cr.)
Hon 322D Understanding Global Warming (1 cr.)
Hon 322E Indroduction to Islam (2 cr.)
Hon 322G Education for Liberation: Reading Paulo Freire (1 cr.)
Hon 322K Christianity and Science (1 cr.)
Hon 322P The Meaning of Gardens (1 cr.)
Hon 322R Resonance: Intersections Between Music and Architecture (1 cr.)
Hon 322W Understanding War (1 cr.)
Hon 322Y Conflicts in the Middle East (1 cr.)
Hon 324A Civilizations of the Maghreb (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 322L This American Life (2 cr.)
Hon 322B What the Paperbag Princess Can Teach Us: Social Justice Lessons in Children's Literature (1 cr.)


Fall 2008

International Perspectives

Hon 321C Perspectives on Technology, Globalization, and Culture (2 cr.)
Hon 321F Introduction to Islam (2 cr.)
Hon 321J 20th Century Europe 1900-1950 (2 cr.)
Hon 321O Contemporary Arabic Culture (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 321D Zorro, the Masked Caballero: History, Legend, and Film (2 cr.)
Hon 321Q What the Paperbag Princess Can Teach Us: Social Justice Lessons in Children's Literature (1 cr.)

Spring 2008

International Perspectives

HON 322A, The Literature of the Vikings, (1 cr.)
HON 322B, The Three Musketeers from Page to Screen, (2 cr.)
HON 322C, Introduction to Islam, (2 cr.)
HON 322G, It's Not EasY Being Green (Oh Wait, It Is!!), (2 cr.)
HON 322H, The Billion at the Bottom: How to Help the World's Poorest, (1 cr.)
HON 322K, Christianity and Science, (1 cr.)
HON 322P, The Russian Film Comedy, (1 cr.)
HON 322T, The Psychology of the Holocaust, (2 cr.)
HON 322U, Universality in a Diverse World: Principles and Challenges of International Human Rights, (2 cr.)
HON 322V, Through Another's Eyes…….., (2 cr.)
HON 322W, Autism in Literature and Culture, (1 cr.)


Fall 2007

International Perspectives

HON 321A, The Vikings Did Not Wear Horns (1 cr.)
HON 321D, Section 2, Contemporary Writers of the Middle East, (1 cr.)
HON 321N, Hunger, Poverty and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (1 cr.)
HON 321W, Contemporary Arabic Culture
HON 323A, The Future of International Development:  Continued Aid or Sustainable Action (2 cr.)


Spring 2007

International Perspectives

322J Foreign Bodies: Identity and Difference in Vienna since 1900 (2 cr.)
322R The Russian Film Comedy (1 cr.)
322U Understanding War (1 cr.)
322V The Pilgrimage Route to Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1 cr.)
324A Rich Nations, Poor Nations: can Scaled-Up Foreign Aid Reverse the Great Divergence? (1 cr.)
324E Celtic Dance and Culture (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

324C Race, Ethnicity, and Community Relations (1 cr.)


Fall 2006

International Perspectives

HON 321A King Arthur: History, Legend & Cinema, 2 cr.
HON 321D Contemporary Arabic Culture,1 cr.
HON 321K The Pilgrimage Route to Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 1 cr.
HON 321M DaVinci and Friends: Decoding Italian Renaissance Art, 1 cr.
HON 321Z Vampires, Witches, and Commissars: Russian Fairy Tales 1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

No seminars approved for the U.S. Diversity requirement.


Spring 2006

International Perspectives

Hon 322K Celtic Dance and Culture, 1 cr.
Hon 322B Rich Countries, Poor Countries, Alleviating Poverty in an Unequal World ,1 cr.
Hon 322U What is Life? 2 cr.

U.S. Diversity

Hon 322Q Living on (Fault) Lines, 1 cr.
Hon 322S Race, Ethnicity, and Community Relations, 1 cr.

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Fall 2005

International Perspectives

Hon 321C The Royal Road to Modern Art: 1600-1960, 1 cr.
Hon 321F Contemporary Arabic Culture, 1 cr.
Hon 321P Background to World Hot Sports, 1 cr.
Hon 321U Ethics and World Hunger, 1 cr.
Hon 323A Russian Culture through Film. (1 cr.)
Hon 323B Brazilian Culture through Film. (1 cr.)

U.S. Diversity

Hon 321L Living on (Fault) Lines, 1 cr.
Hon 321V Gender Issues in Physical Activity and Sport, 1 cr.


Spring 2005

International Perspectives

Hon 322K Rich Countries, Poor Countries, 1 cr.

U.S. Diversity

Hon 322H Musical Culture in the U.S., 2 cr.
Hon 322N Race, Ethnicity, and Community Relations, 1 cr.


Fall 2004

International Perspectives

HON 321E 1cr.
HON 321G Russian Culture Through Popular Humor, 2 cr.
HON 321L Contemporary Arabic Culture, 1 cr.
HON 321U Ethics and World Hunger, 1 cr.

U.S. Diversity

HON 321D The Sixties in American Life - The Lessons and Legacies, 2 cr.
HON 321N Images & Ideas of American Indians in Film: Enhancing Cultural Awareness, 1 cr.


Spring 2004

International Perspectives

HON 322F Russian Culture Through Film, 1 cr.
HON 322G On Becoming a Global Citizen: Leadership Issues through Cultural and Historical Perspectives in Europe, 2 cr.
HON 322J The Psychology of the Holocaust, 2 cr.
HON 322K A Taste of Folklore, 2 cr. (cancelled 12/10/03)
HON 322Q Palaces and Slums: Arts and Architecture of St. Petersburg (Russia) Versus Living Conditions of Common People, 1 cr.

U.S. Diversity (none)


Fall 2003

International Perspectives

HON 321B Russian Culture Through Popular Humor, 2 cr.
HON 321C Hunger, Poverty, and the United Nations Millennium Development Project, 1 cr.
HON 321J Great Decisions, 1 cr.
HON 321K From the Renaissance to the Blue Rider: Three Centuries of Western Art, 1 cr.
HON 321L The Lesson of the Vietnam Era, 2 cr.
HON 321M The Origins of World Hunger and Inequity: How Did Things Get This Way?, 1 cr.

U.S. Diversity

HON 321F Folk Tales and the Meaning of Life, 1 cr.
HON 321G Latinas/os and Popular Culture, 1 cr.
HON 321R The Future of Affirmative Action in Higher Education, 1 cr.

 


Spring 2003

International Perspectives (none)

U.S. Diversity

HON 322E, Gender Issues In Physical Activity And Sport, 1 cr.
HON 322R, Improving Relationships Through The Study Of Gender Communication, 1 cr.
HON 322U, Race, Ethnicity, And Community Relations, 1 cr.


Fall 2002

International Perspectives

HON 321B, What You Need To Succeed: Acquiring Intercultural Communication Skills, 1 cr.
HON 321Q, Caravaggio To The Expressionists: Fun With White Artists, 1cr.

U.S. Diversity

HON 321E, Life and Legacy of George Washington Carver and You, 2 cr.
HON 321K, Community Service in Action, 2 cr.

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Spring 2002

International Perspectives

HON 322J An INCA Ruins and Amazon Rain Forest Educational Adventure., 2cr.
HON 322F Modern Short Story, 2cr.

U.S. Diversity

HON 322C The Harlem Renaissance, 1 cr.
HON 322E Race, Ethnicity, And Community Relations, 1 cr.


Fall 2001

International Perspectives

HON 321T Arts and Architecture of St. Petersburg Russia, 1 cr.
HON 321V Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Paphael--the Artists, not the Turtles, 1 cr.

U.S. Diversity (none)


Spring 2001

International Perspectives

HON 322C Spanish and Latin--American Masters: from Velazquez to Botero, 1 cr.
HON 322H Disease, Illness, and Health: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Medical Systems (Not Taught), 1 cr.
An INCA Ruins and Amazon Rain Forest Educational Adventure, 2cr.

U.S. Diversity

HON 322J Gender Issues In Physical Activity And Sport, 1 cr.
HON 322L Domestic Abuse and Family Violence: A Law Enforcement Perspective, 1 cr.
HON 322V Race, Ethnicity, And Community Relations, 1 cr.


Fall 2000

International Perspectives (none)

U.S. Diversity (none)


Spring 2000

International Perspectives

HON 322H The Second Horseman of the Apocalypse: Cinematic Representations of War in European and American Films (Not Taught), 2 cr.
HON 322M Business and Social Etiquette, 1 cr.
HON 322W Music Cultures of the World, 1 cr.
HON 322Z Twentieth-Century Genocide, 1 cr.

U.S. Diversity

HON 322L Domestic Abuse and Family Violence: A Law Enforcement Perspective, 1 cr.
HON 322U Workplace Violence, Hostility, and Harassment, 1 cr.


Fall 1999

International Perspectives

HON 321G "Manly" Women in Medieval Spain: Queens, Nuns, and Transvestites, 1 cr.
HON 321H Arts and Architecture of St. Petersburg Russia, 1 cr.
HON 321P Cleopatra: Life and Legend, 2 cr.
HON 321U Nonverbal Communication in International Business, 1 cr.
HON 323D France Today, 1 cr.

U.S. Diversity

HON 321J An Invitation to Asian American: Culture and Community, 2 cr.


Spring 1999

International Perspectives

HON 322P Bosses, Big Men, Saints and Chiefs: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Political Competition, 1 cr.

U.S. Diversity

HON 322E North American Indian Art, 1 cr.
HON 322R The Legacy of George Washington Carver, 1 cr.
HON 322S Gender Issues In Physical Activity And Sport, 1 cr.


Fall 1998

International Perspectives

HON 321C The Caribbean: A Cruise Through its History and Culture, 1 cr.
HON 321T The Middle East From Western Perspectives, 1 cr.

U.S. Diversity

HON 321G Babylon 5: Ethics, Post Modernism, Multiculturalism, 1 cr.


Spring 1998

International Perspectives (none)

U.S. Diversity

HON 322I The Future of Affirmative Action in Higher Education, 1 cr.
HON 322D Terrorism: Economics and Politics, 1 cr.
HON 322F Gender and Development: Iowa and the World, 1 cr.
HON 322T Controversies in International Agricultural Development, 1-3cr.

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