General Honors (GH) courses are the heart of the University Honors Program curriculum and feature small class sizes, dedicated faculty members, interdisciplinary perspectives, active learning and an exciting array of topics. These classes can be accessed by searching under University Honors in the catalog. The following is an example of a General Honors (GH) course that has been offered in the past. This course may or may not be offered again.
This course examines contemporary issues emphasizing those of a multicultural nature in the United States. This course is conducted in a democratic spirit, allowing all sides of the issue to be aired and helping students to construct depersonalized, educated, and informed arguments on confusing, controversial, and sensitive issues. The purpose of this course is to begin to equip students with the cognitive, emotional, and interpersonal skills for living efficaciously in an increasingly diverse American society.