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(UNHP) HELEN HARDIN HONORS PROGRAM
Melinda L. Jones, Ph.D., Director
Honors Hall
http://honors.memphis.edu/

In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics courses:
UNHP 3250-3299. Special Topics. (1-3). To accommodate student interests and faculty inspiration. May feature scholars-in-residence, museum exhibits, or other timely opportunities. Innovation in content and format encouraged. May be repeated for credit as topic varies. May not be repeated to improve a former grade.
UNHP 4150-4199. Contemporary Issues. (3). Selected contemporary issues to be approached in terms of demographic, social, economic, political, cultural, and historical dimensions; perspectives from social sciences and humanities; emphasis on social policies as problem solving strategies. Varied topics based on broad thematic areas such as public education; race and ethnic relations; criminal justice system; religion in public life; role of media in political discussion. May be repeated for credit as topic varies. May not be repeated to improve a former grade.
UNHP 4250-4299. Cross-Cultural Perspectives. (3). Emphasis on global environment; area study or thematic approach with consideration of demographic, social, economic, political, cultural, and historical dimensions; perspectives from social sciences and humanities. May include such topics and areas as concept of the Third World, the non-western mind, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Japan, or post-colonial Africa. May be repeated for credit as topic varies. May not be repeated to improve a former grade.
UNHP 4350-4399. Science and Technology. (3). Emphasis on relationship between science and technological innovation on the one hand and ethics, values, and public policy on the other. Includes basic science content suitable for non-science majors, as well as perspectives from social sciences and humanities. May include varied topics such as environmental issues, biomedical engineering, space program, artificial intelligence, human factors analysis, the mind and the brain. May be repeated for credit as topic varies. May not be repeated to improve a former grade.
UNHP 4450-4499. Interdisciplinary Special Topics. (3). Themes and topics that lend themselves to interdisciplinary discussion and analysis. Emphasis on texts and primary sources, as well as innovative teaching formats. May be team-taught by faculty from two or more disciplines. May apply toward Honors Certificate. May be repeated for credit as topic varies. May not be repeated to improve a former grade.


UNHP 1100 - The Honors Forum (1)
Weekly meeting of Honors students. Discussion led by faculty and/or students on various topics. Honors credit requires grade of "B" (3.0). May not be repeated to improve former grade.

UNHP 1101 - Humanities/Global Challenge (3)
An interdisciplinary investigation of current global controversies and issues, integrating literature, art, and other forms of cultural expression. Honors credit requires grade of "B" (3.0). Substitutes for a Humanities/Fine Arts General Education requirement for Honors students.

UNHP 1102 - Social Scien/Global Challenge (3)
An interdisciplinary exploration of economic, human, cultural, and political dimensions of globalization. Honors credit requires grade of "B" (3.0). Substitutes for a Behavioral/Social Science General Education requirement for Honors students.

UNHP 3001 - Literacy Tutoring (3)
(Same as RDNG 3001). Designed for students to teach literacy to school-aged children in clinical K-12 schools or non-profit settings. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours credit. May not be repeated to improve grade. PREREQUISITE: restricted to University Honors Students or Education Students seeking licensure, and permission of instructor.

UNHP 3114 - Honors Thesis Workshop (1)
Series of weekly meetings to provide prospective Honors thesis writers with the background and resources necessary to produce quality independent research. PREREQUISITE: third-year standing in Honors, or permission of the Director of the University Honors Program. (S/U).

UNHP 3261 - Costa Rican Culture (3)
Preparation for students who participate in the Study Abroad to Costa Rica.

UNHP 3407 - Evolutionary Perspective (3)
Principles of anthropology, biology, chemistry, and geology as applied to evolutionary thoughts and processes. Three lecture hours per week. PREREQUISITE: 8 semester hours of Natural Science courses.

UNHP 4150 - Econ of Social Issues (3)
Selected contemporary issues to be approached in terms of demographic, social, economic, political, cultural, and historical dimensions; perspectives from social sciences and humanities; emphasis on social policies as problem solving strategies. Varied topics based on broad thematic areas such as public education; race and ethnic relations; criminal justice system; religion in public life; role of media in political discussion. May be repeated for credit as topic varies. May not be repeated to improve a former grade.

UNHP 4900 - Adv Honors Projects (1-3)
Designed for individuals or small groups of students working collaboratively. Students encouraged to design own projects. May include reading, research, discussion group, or experiential projects. Advanced projects assume sufficient background for advanced level. Credit varies according to project. Application to department and college honors programs at their discretion. Letter grade unless student application for credit/no credit approved before registration. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours credit. May not be repeated to improve a former grade.

UNHP 4999 - Honors Thesis (3)
In conjunction with a faculty mentor, most often from student's major department. Guidelines for students and faculty and applications available from Honors Office. Preliminary applications should be completed two semesters in advance. Formal applications due before final examinations week in semester preceding semester in which credit sought. Letter grade unless student application for credit/no credit approved before registration. Honors credit requires grade of "B" (3.0). May not be repeated to improve a former grade.