Honors First-Year Seminar

Courses Fulfilling the Honors First-Year Seminar General Education Requirement – all HONR 100 Courses and the HN designated sections of FSEM100, HIST201, and HIST202 courses (make sure that there is an HN designation in the ATC column).

  • Is Trying to be Happier as Futile as Trying to be Taller – Holly Schiffrin and Miriam Liss, Psychology
  • Mad, Bad, and Evil Scientists – Leanna Giancarlo, Chemistry
  • Sexuality in Southern Literature – Gary Richards, English, Linguistics, and Communication
  • Science Controversies in Media – Melanie Szulczewski, Grant Woodwell, Ben Kisila, Jodie Hayob, Mike Bass, and Neil Tibert, Earth and Environmental Science
  • Participatory Play – Mary Kaylor, Teaching Center
  • The Russian Novel – Steven Harris, History
  • The Grail Legend – Teresa Kennedy, English, Linguistics, and Communication
  • Creating the Political Mind – Chad Murphy, Political Science
  • Shakespeare and Popular Culture – Maya Mathur, English, Linguistics, and Communication
  • Equality in America: From Thomas Jefferson to Blue Jeans – Eric Gable, Sociology and Anthropology
  • Income Inequality: Catalyst for or [End of] the American Dream – Steve Greenlaw and Bob Rycroft
  • The Idea of Cool – Colin Rafferty, English, Linguistics, and Communication
  • Everybody is a Little Bit Racist – Nora Hui-Jung Kim, Sociology and Anthropology
  • Toys as History – Susan Ferbsebner , History
  • The Mathematics of Chaos – Suzanne Sumner, Math
  • Ted.com – Ideas Worth Sharing – Tim O’Donnell and Anand Rao
  • Climate Change and Energy Resources – Chuck Whipkey
  • Game Theory – Julius Esunge and Bob Rycroft
  • Race and Revolution, Suzanne Sumner
  • Science and Technology – Because we can, should we? – April Wynn and Randall Reif
  • Human Animal, Andrew Dolby and Parrish Waters
  • HIST 201: First‐Year Seminar in European History: Statesmen, Soldiers and Leadership in Wartime: Four Historical Case Studies – Porter Blakemore
  • HIST 201: First-Year Seminar in European History: The Early Crusades – Bruce O’Brien
  • HIST 202: First-Year Seminar in American History: Hollywood Films and History:  the Perspective of  John Ford  – Porter Blakemore
  • HIST 202: First-Year Seminar in American History: Good, Bad, and Ugly American Tourists – Will Mackintosh