Spring 2017 Honors Seminars


HONR 208K Does the Museum Need a Killer App? An Institution and Its Search for 21st Century Relevance

HONR 208L Justice Matters: Law, Literature, and Film

HONR 208T Math Through the Ages

HONR 209G Elements of Drawing for Non-Majors

HONR 209W War Stories: Examining the War Experience through Personal Narratives, Fiction, and Film

HONR 218J Sustainability and Development: From the Individual to the Global

HONR 218M Elements of Music Composition for Non-Majors

HONR 218P Immigration: Personal Stories and Policy Changes 

HONR 218T “Political Theater”: On Stage and in Washington, D.C.

HONR 218W The Idea of Crime

HONR 219E The Psychology of Love and Money

HONR 219F Heroes and Villains in American Film

HONR 219T Surviving Natural Disasters: Learning from Hurricane Katrina, Big Earthquakes, and Other Natural Hazards

HONR 219Z Apocalypse Then and Now: World Traditions of the End Times

HONR 228D Fireworks and Trap Doors: A Hands-On Workshop in Early Thaeatre Production and Special Effects

HONR 228T Journalism and Peace

HONR 228V Warfare and Society in Greece, Rome, and Byzantium

HONR 229O Ancient Rome in Historical Fiction: Narratives, Sources and Screen Adaptations

HONR 238C The Future of Energy and Climate Policy

HONR 238D The Contemporary American Musical Theatre: From Hair to Hairspray–and Beyond

HONR 238G The Manhattan Project: A Century of Radioactivity, Nuclear Weapons, and Nuclear Power

HONR 238N Public Health and Contemporary Health Issues: Saving Lives Millions at a Time

HONR 238O Imagining Our Future: The Art and Craft of Science Fiction

HONR 238P Creative Writing Workshop 

HONR 238R Terrorism

HONR 238V Professionally Essential: Analysis & Visualization Skills in the Era of Big Data

HONR 239A Constructing and De-Constructing the Colonial Chesapeake

HONR 239C The Creative Process in Dance

HONR 239F Plants and Empires: Historical Consequences and Contemporary Issues

HONR 239V Introduction to Visual Storytelling

HONR 239W The Syrian Civil War in Comparative Perspective

HONR 239Y Thinking, Listening, and Speaking: Effective Oral Communication

HONR 248C The Problem of Justice, From Plato to the Present

HONR 248G The Origins and Ramifications of Sex and Sexes

HONR 248J A Most Human Nation

HONR 248K Application of Biomed Ethics

HONR 248T The Harlem Renaissance: Art, Literature, Classic Blues

HONR 249D How Can We Study Environmental Problems?

HONR 258A Renewing the Body: The Science Behind Regeneration and Immortality

HONR 258D Stage, Screen, and Life: A Culture History of Drag

HONR 259G It’s Not Fair! So, What Ya Going to Do About It?: Fairness, Inequality, and Democracy

HONR 268Z Catastrophic Animal and Human Disease Outbreaks: What Else Can We Do To Prevent Them?

HONR 269E Exploring Key Issues of Globalization

HONR 269G Hungry, Hot, and Crowded: Global Challenges in the 21st Century

HONR 269L Cracking the Secrets of the Universe Using Computers–Part II

HONR 269T Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy toward Afghanistan

HONR 278D National Security Dilemmas

HONR 278E The Internet, Democracy, and Dictatorship

HONR 278G Exploring How Foreign Policy Is Developed

HONR 278R Creative People, Creative Practice

HONR 279I The Power of The Word: Freedom of Speech in the U.S. and Russia

HONR 279R Faith and Values in Public Life

HONR 288P Why Do Things Burn?

HONR 289A The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of Infectious Disease

HONR 289L Biofuels: Fact or Fiction?

HONR 289P How Do Innovators Think?

HONR 289V Mars Exploration: Past, Present, Future

HONR 289Z Social Expectations of Gender Roles in Africa, the Middle East, and South West Asia

HONR 299D Capitalism and its Discontents

HONR 299Q Quantum Mechanics for Non-Majors

HONR 338A Understanding the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict through Opposing Histories

HONR 348D Innovation and Social Change: Do Good Now

HONR 348J Contemporary Social Issues

HONR 348M Stock Market

HONR349I Leading & Investing in Social Change: Redefining and Experimenting with Philanthropy

HONR 359B Alternatives to Violence

HONR 378P Elements of Music Composition For Non-Majors II

HONR 378Q Radicalization Within Islam: 21st Century Drivers, Challenges, and Policy Choices

HONR 379W  Maryland General Assembly Pre-Professional Writing Internship