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Spring 2006




HONR 211  Great Books Seminar II                                  3 credits

(PermReq) Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets  A/H. GDR:Meets H.  A second
          semester  course  on  the  great  books of
          world  literature.  The  course will focus
          principally  on works of fiction and drama
          and   include   authors  such  as  Racine,
          Moliere,  Swift,  Goethe,  Eliot,  Balzac,
          Flaubert,   Melville,  Dostoevsky,  Ibsen,
          Chekhov,  and Kafka.  Although this course
          continues  work  begun in HONR  210, it is
          designed so that students can easily enter
          HONR  211  without having  taken HONR 210.
          Extensive reading assignments are required
          each  week.  Permission required  from the
          instructor: Spitz@umbc.edu.
[3397] 0101 W..........4:30pm- 7:00pm (LIB 214)       SPITZ, E


HONR 220  Honors Leadership Seminar                               3 credits

          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets   SS.   GDR:Meets  S.   This
          seminar   will  explore  the  relationship
          between   leadership   and  responsibility
          through     the    lens    of    cognitive
          developmental  psychology.  Readings  will
          include  Perry's Forms of Intellectual and
          Ethical  Development and Kohlberg's Essays
          on  Moral  Development: The  Philosophy of
          Moral   Development.  Additional  readings
          will  be  drawn  from  important  works in
          political  science, philosophy, sociology,
          and  contemporary critical thought,such as
          Plato's  Republic, Rousseau's Discourse on
          the  Origin  of  Inequality, Machiavelli's
          The Prince, Mannheim's Idology and Utopia,
          and Wendell Berry'sCitizenship Papers. The
          course  will combine the academic rigor of
          an  honors seminar with an emphasis on the
          writing  and communication skills that are
          essential    to    leadership,   including
          exposition,   argumentation,  debate,  and
          public   presentation.  In  addition,  the
          course  will  offer practical  training in
          leadership    so    that    students   may
          competently  consider the  implications of
          assuming  leadership roles at  UMBC and in
          their future careers.
[3398] 0101 Th.........4:30pm- 7:00pm (SOND210)       KORN, M


HONR 300A General Honors Seminar Dynamics of the                  3 credits
          Arab-Israeli Conflict                             

(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG/P-F/AUD  Also listed as
          JDST 410H and POLI 485H.
[3399] 0101 Tu.........4:30pm- 7:00pm (SOND206)       FREEDMAN, R


HONR 300B General Honors Seminar Literature of the                3 credits
          Holocaust                                         

(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG/P-F/AUD  Also listed as
          JDST 320H and ENGL 348H.
[3400] 0101 W..........7:10pm- 9:40pm (ACIV014)       SKOLNIK, J


HONR 300C General Honors Seminar The Anti-Hero in                 3 credits
          European and American Literature                  

(PermReq) Grade  Method:  REG/P-F/AUD  Early  in the
          nineteenth  century, many European writers
          pointed out what they perceived as serious
          faults  with the "modern  world,"; a world
          that  they  and their  characters rejected
          because    they   found   it   crass   and
          dehumanizing.   These   writers-and  their
          characters-felt  isolated, angry,  and, at
          the   same  time,  jealous  of  those  who
          mindlessly  accepted  and  unquestioningly
          followed  the conventional values of their
          society.  Thus Existentialism was born and
          continues  today.  This course  will trace
          the   development   of  the  anti-hero  in
          European  and  American  fiction.  We will
          read   and   discuss   works   by   Gogol,
          Dostoevski,    Tolstoi,    Kafka,   Camus,
          Malamus, and others.
[3401] 0101 TuTh......10:00am-11:15am (ACIV210)       GLASSER, J


HONR 300D General Honors Seminar General Honors                   3 credits
          Seminar: Performance in Baltimore                 

(PermReq) Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[3402] 0101 Th.........4:30pm- 7:00pm (SOND114)       KREIZENBECK, A


HONR 300F General Honors Seminar General Honors                   3 credits
          Seminar:Death and Dying                           

(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG/P-F/AUD  Also listed as
          EHS 345H.
[3404] 0101 TuTh......11:30am-12:45pm (ITE 241)       SMITH-CUMBERLA


HONR 390  Reflections on Community Service                        3 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to   obtain   section  number.   HONR  390
          sect.0101  requires  permission  of Shiver
          Center and Instructor.


HONR 400  Honors Independent Study                              1-4 credits

(PermReq) Grade Method: REG/P-F Independent study or
          research  under the guidance  of a faculty
          mentor. Course guidelines are available in
          the   Honors   College.   This  course  is
          repeatable for a maximum of eight credits.
          Prerequisites:    Junior    standing   and
          permission of the Honors College.
[3406] 0101 Time and room to be arranged              KORN, M


HONR 410  Honors Internship                                       3 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to  obtain  section  number.   This course
          offers  academic credit  for an internship
          or    coop.    Student   interns   perform
          supervised tasks for business, government,
          or    non-profit   agency.Interships   are
          individually  arranged with the sponsoring
          agency   through   the   Shriver   Center.
          Prerequisite:  Permission  of  the  Honors
          College and the Shriver Center.


HONR 490  Senior Honors Project                                 1-4 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method:  REG/P-F A  formal research
          paper,  an  extended  essay,  a  report of
          experimental  research,  a  performance or
          other  creative effort that represents the
          outcome  of  an  independent project  by a
          member  of the  Honors College. Permission
          to  register  will  be  granted  after the
          student   submits   a   written  statement
          describing  the  proposed  Honors project,
          which  is then approved  and signed by the
          faculty  mentor  and  the  Honors  College
          course   director.  Prerequisites:  Senior
          standing  and  permission  of  the  Honors
          College.
[3408] 0101 Time and room to be arranged              KORN, M
[3409] 0201 Tu.........1:00pm- 3:30pm (ITE 239)       SPITZ, E


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