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.
Spanning 800 years of history, this cross-cultural course examines the
rise of Islam and its transformation into a universal faith embracing
diverse peoples from the shores of the Atlantic all the way to
Class sessions will consist of lectures, discussions of assigned readings, audio and visual presentations, and a visit to a Muslim Friday prayer service.
No prior knowledge of Islam is required.
Dr. Robert Hunter is a specialist in the history and culture of Islam