IDH: Interdisciplinary Honors

Courses

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IDH 1110. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION I - HONORS.

660

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION I - HONORS Prerequisites: Honors Program permission Social Authority: From Odysseus to Batman. This interdisciplinary course examines long-standing beliefs and their contribution to dialogues from past to present. Topics include creation, authority, morality, war, race, gender, and sexuality. Students will read plays, graphic novels, poetry, and prose as well as view films and works of art. To better understand the literature, students will draw on literary criticism, humanistic perspectives, philosophy, psychology, and sociology. Gordon Rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments. Honors program permission required. Minimum grade of C required for to satisfy Gordon Rule and general education requirements. (Course satisfies core humanities non-Gordon Rule course, three credits; and ENC 1101, Freshman Composition I, three credits).

IDH 1111. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION II - HONORS.

660

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION II - HONORS Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in IDH 1110 or ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H and Honors Program permission Science Fiction and Nonfiction: An Exploration of Science through Literature. This interdisciplinary course examines scientific topics, such as evolutionary biology, cloning, artificial intelligence, eugenics, altruism, and emotional intelligence, and draws connections to literary and artistic works, including novels, essays, poetry, and films. Gordon Rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments. Honors program permission required. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion and/or to satisfy Gordon Rule and/or general education requirements. (Course satisfies the core science requirement, three credits; and ENC 1102, Freshman Composition II, three credits).

IDH 1112. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION - HONORS.

660

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION - HONORS Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H and Honors Program permission Introduction to the study of the humanities, ancient history, and the sciences from Ancient China to the Fall of Rome. Gordon Rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college- level writing skills through multiple writing assignments. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion and / or to satisfy Gordon Rule and / or general education requirements.

IDH 2028. HONORS CAPSTONE.

110

HONORS CAPSTONE Prerequisite: SLS 1501H This course is designed to provide perspective to students at the conclusion of their curricular and co-curricular work in the Global Studies Track of the Seneff Honors College. Students in the course will present their honors portfolios to fellow students, faculty, and staff. This course will also provide opportunities for discussion and reflection about student’s experiences in the honors learning community.

IDH 2120. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION III - HONORS.

660

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION III - HONORS Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in IDH 1110 or ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H and Honors Program permission Political Controversies and Scientific Theory. An interdisciplinary examination of scientific theory and political debate. Topics include the origin of life, the universe, and everything. Students will explore evolutionary theory, primate behavior, the criminal justice system and drug use, global warming, right to life and death, and the drug culture in the United States. Gordon Rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments. Honors program permission required. Minimum grade of C required for successful completion and/or to satisfy Gordon Rule and/or general education requirements. (Equivalent to natural science, three credits; and Gordon Rule social science, three credits.).

IDH 2121. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION IV - HONORS.

660

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION IV - HONORS Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in IDH 1110 or ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H and Honors Program permission The Political Machine. An interdisciplinary examination of the roots of world politics and their implications in the global community. A critical exploration of the historical and social conditions under which seminal political ideas appeared concerning the universe, religious and other world views, humanity and the good life, and politics, with an emphasis in 20th century developments. The social sciences meet humanities and philosophy with the help of literary studies and the sciences. Gordon Rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments. Minimum grade of C required to satisfy Gordon Rule requirements. (Equivalent to Gordon Rule Humanities, three credits; and Core Social Science, three credits.).

IDH 2911. HONORS RESEARCH PROCESS.

220

HONORS RESEARCH PROCESS Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110 and Honors Program permission. This honors course will introduce students to the process of research, tools, concepts, and resources necessary to search, evaluate, and use information in a variety of formats and subject disciplines. The focus will be to analyze and utilize information critically using a broad range of materials and interdisciplinary concepts needed for honors research and academic/professional success.

IDH 2912. HONORS PROJECT.

110

HONORS PROJECT Prerequisite: Honors Program permission and IDH 2911 This course provides the framework through which students in the Undergraduate Research Track of the Seneff Honors College, under the guidance of an Honors Research mentor, will produce and present a capstone research project.

IDH 2955. HONORS STUDY ABROAD.

110

HONORS STUDY ABROAD Students enrolled in this course will earn credit for participation in approved study abroad programs in the Valencia Honors Program. Course content will vary each year, but will involve activities that satisfy at least one of the following program outcomes: 1) Recognize and weigh different perspectives in primary and secondary sources; 2) Produce original work and scholarly research; 3) Connect learning across academic disciplines.