Honors Course Offerings


SOCI 388 Great Works-Directed Reading I --Two hours; 2 credits. This course affords the opportunity for the honor student to engage in semi-independent, directed reading of major texts or works in the discipline under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: admission to the Departmental Honors Program.

SOCI 399 Great Works-Directed Reading II --Two hours; 2 credits. This course is the second part of Directed Reading I and affords the opportunity for the honor student to engage in semi-independent, directed reading of major texts or works in the discipline under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: admission to the Departmental Honors Program and completion of Directed Reading I.

SOCI 488 Senior Honors Thesis I -Three hours; 3 credits. In this course students conduct advanced independent research under the supervision of a faculty member, and prepare to defend the thesis before the departmental faculty. This half of the two-course should be pursed during the fall semester. Prerequisite: admission to the Departmental Honors Program and completion of Directed Reading I and Directed Reading II.

SOCI 489 Senior Honors Thesis II -Three hours; 3 credits. This course is a continuation of Senior Honors Thesis I and concludes the conduct of advanced research, under the supervision of a faculty member. This half of the two-course sequence should be pursued during the spring semester. The student should complete the honor thesis by end of March and should defend it before the departmental faculty in April. Prerequisite: admission to the Departmental Honors Program and completion of Directed Reading I and II and Senior Honors Thesis I.