Jesup Scott Honors College Courses

HON 1010 Ideas and Society

[3 credit hours]

Through a process of critical examination, analytical thought, and intellectual exchange, students engage in study of ideas in society during different time periods and across different cultural contexts and intellectual disciplines. Drawing upon primary and secondary sources using multiple humanities discourses, students analyze and evaluate and respond to diverse populations and perspectives. From this synthesis, students gain ability to apply understanding of ideas in contemporary society as well as ideas in their fields of study.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

HON 1020 Innovation and Society

[3 credit hours]

In this interdisciplinary course, students will analyze and critique various processes of innovation in society with an emphasis on its impact on human society. Students will gain the ability to evaluate course concepts against competing approaches and solutions in society, as well as in their own fields of study.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

HON 2010 Multicultural Toledo

[3 credit hours]

Multicultural Toledo is an interdisciplinary investigation into the multicultural, historical and socio-economic development of the greater Toledo area and the ways that different community groups respond to, and shape, this transformation. Topics may include: ethnicity, race, gender, gender orientation, socioeconomic class, religion, national origin, dis/ability, and age within the Toledo community. The course features multiple site visits to community organizations.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Social Sciences, Multicultural US Diversity

HON 2020 Multicultural Literatures: The North American Experience-Honors-WAC

[3 credit hours]

This reading, writing and discussion course examines selected literatures of the North American experience: for example, texts by African American, Arab American, Asian American, Hispanic or Native American authors.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural US Diversity, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HON 2030 Multicultural Literatures: The Non-European World-Honors-WAC

[3 credit hours]

This reading, writing and discussion course examines selected non-European literatures.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HON 2990 Independent Study

[1-5 credit hours]

Supervised independent study.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

HON 3010 Community Engagement

[3 credit hours]

This research intensive, interdisciplinary course is designed to provide students with experience in effective community engagement through work on a local issue or problem in a mentored, multidisciplinary team. Class will focus on developing practical skills, identifying best practices, and exploring potential solutions for complex problems. The course culminates in a grant proposal that can be adopted or adapted by our community partners. Class time consists of short instructional presentations, group work, and class discussions.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

HON 4950 Honors Seminar

[3 credit hours]

These interdisciplinary seminars are organized around a variety of subjects and intellectual concerns.

Term Offered: Fall

HON 4960 Honors Seminar

[3 credit hours]

These interdisciplinary seminars are organized around a variety of subjects and intellectual concerns.

Term Offered: Spring

HON 4990 Independent Study

[1-5 credit hours]

Supervised independent study.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall