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HNR 205 Honors Colloquium II
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: Humanities   Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures/ 3 Recitations
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: The Honors Colloquium is required for Honors students in the eighteen-hour program. Honors Colloquium II is the second course requirement in the honors course sequence designed for the academic transfer student. Application, analysis and synthesis are encouraged in oral and written responses. In addition, the course offers the opportunity for the Honors student to complete and present an in-depth study/research project in an area of interest, monitored by the colloquium professor and a mentor who has uncommon knowledge or ability in the area of the student's interest. Also, the course provides enrichment activities of cultural significance. Prerequisite: HNR204; RDG100. Corequisite: ENG102.


Prerequisites: HNR204; RDG100; ENG102 must be taken as a prerequisite or a corequisite

Corequisites: ENG102 must be taken as a prerequisite or a corequisite

Recommendations: Acceptance into Honors Program needed prior to enrollment.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Summarize, analyze, and evaluate sources of information including condensing ideas, differentiating between assertions, assumptions, and inferences in academic discourse and synthesize information from multiple sources. (CSLO 2, 4)
2. (Synthesis Level) Develop discursive writing providing description of history and background, identifies thesis or hypothesis, reviews influential literature and relevant evidence, prepare methodology, and produces original research. (CSLO 1, 2, 3, 4)
3. (Synthesis Level) Follow a proposal for completing an extended academic project. (CSLO 2, 4)
4. (Application Level) Articulate knowledge in written or oral discourse of identifying choices relative to a research problem, possible alternatives, evaluation of choice made (CSLO 2, 3, 4).
5. (Synthesis Level) Make strategic decisions about when and how to use source materials. (CSLO 4)
6. (Evaluation Level)Compose an extended academic research or creative project that demonstrates the gathering, interpretation and evaluation of evidence. (CSLO 1, 2, 3, 4)
7. (Synthesis Level) Compose written discourse, in the form of a final project, that reflects critical thinking and exhibits competency in research, composing skills, and the conventions of standard English and in accordance with an assigned style guide. (CSLO 2, 3, 4)
8. (Synthesis Level) Develop a project presentation for a specific audience. (CSLO 1, 2, 3, 4)
9. (Application Level) Identify and apply critical thinking skills. (CSLO 2, 4)
10. (Synthesis Level) Identify, plan and apply the process of successfully transferring to a four-year institution. (CSLO 1, 2, 3, 4)
11. (Analysis Level) Articulate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and demonstrate understanding of the arts as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context. (CSLO 1, 2, 3, 4)
12. (Analysis Level) Analyze the artistic contributions of individuals or groups to significant historical movements, events and/or trends as they relate to social, religious, cultural dynamics of the period. (CSLO 1, 2, 3, 4)
13. (Application Level) Apply the principles of experiential learning, discovery, investigation, and critical thinking to enrichment activities of cultural significance outside the classroom. (CSLO 1, 2, 3, 4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None