HONORS PROGRAM

HON101 - First Semester Honors Seminar (1)

This course introduces participants to college life, to American International College, and to the Honors Program. Issues covered include the purpose of higher education, planning a course of study, the culture and history of AIC, how to make the most of one's time at college, as well as special topics at the instructor's discretion. PREREQUISITE(S): Participation in the Honors Program

HON201 - Honors Seminar in the Field of Cultural Awareness (3)

This seminar explores a special topic in the humanities and liberal arts. Subjects will vary each semester. PREREQUISITE(S): Participation in the Honors Program or invitation from the instructor.

HON202 - Honors Seminar in the Field of Social Awareness (3)

This seminar explores a special topic in the social sciences. Subjects will vary each semester. PREREQUISITE(S): Participation in the Honors Program or invitation from the instructor.

HON301 - Honors Thesis Preparation (1)

Under supervision of a faculty advisor, students will devise a plan for an honors thesis and do exploratory research and reading for this purpose. The faculty advisor will specify the requirements for successfully completing the course, which may include producing a prospectus or outline for the thesis and an annotated bibliography of relevant scholarly works on the topic. Students will then write the actual thesis in HON399, which is normally taken the following semester. PREREQUISITE(S): Participation in the Honors Program or invitation from the instructor

HON399 - Honors Thesis (3)

The thesis represents the capstone for the Honors Program and will require each student to work in close conjunction with a faculty advisor to produce an independent work of scholarship in their discipline. Standards will vary from major to major, but students are expected to produce a substantial piece of written work or its equivalent. PREREQUISITE(S): HON301