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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of May 2014.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

 

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Courses in "HONR-Honors"

HONR - Honors

HONR 100 Honors Colloquium (1) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Attendance at various additional activities and events is required. Reading and discussion on the personal and social value of higher education; development of a coherent general education program; exploration of the educational and cultural resources of the campus and metropolitan area; participation in a community service project; and other activities designed to broaden students' conception of what it means to be an educated person.

HONR 149 Honors Colloquium (3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. A colloquium on a variety of topics.

HONR 168 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 169 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 200 Honors Research Colloquium (1) Recommended: Recommended for students in their second semester. All others should meet with the Honors Advisor. Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Introduction to scholarly research through readings and meetings with faculty from various disciplines; exploration of research methods and some of the problems encountered in research; discussion of the creative process; attendance at scholarly lectures; and other activities designed to prepare students to enter college or departmental honors programs.

HONR 201 Beginning Research (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Involves preliminary investigation, under individual faculty guidance, of a research question chosen by the student.

HONR 208 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 209 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 216 In Search of Ancient Astronomies (3) Restriction: Must be in the University Honors program. Credit only granted for: HONR216 or HONR218A. Formerly: HONR218A. An introduction to Archaeoastronomy, the interdisciplinary study of the astronomical practices, celestial lore, mythologies, religions, and cosmologies of ancient and indigenous peoples.

HONR 217 Life, The Multiverse and Everything: Developing an Individual Cosmovision (3) In this Honors seminar, students pursue personal cosmologies in light of our contemporary core "Western" scientific world-view and a selection of other ancient and indigenous cosmographies for comparison including those of Mesoamerica, the Inca, the Egyptians or the Chinese.

HONR 218 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 219 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 228 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 229 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 238 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 239 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 248 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 249 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 258 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 259 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 267 Knowledge Across Disciplines (3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Interdisciplinary seminar that explores knowledge in the context of contemporary experience, using key texts and discoveries from biology, mathematics, physics, political theory, humanities and the creative arts.

HONR 268 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 269 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 278 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 279 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 288 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 289 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 298 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 299 Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.

HONR 318 Advanced Honors Seminar (3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. A series of seminars, often interdisciplinary in character, and sometimes team taught. The subjects will vary from semester to semester.

HONR 328 Advanced Honors Seminar (3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. A series of seminars, often interdisciplinary in character, and sometimes team taught. The subjects will vary from semester to semester.

HONR 338 Advanced Honors Seminar (3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. A series of seminars, often interdisciplinary and sometimes team taught. The subjects will vary from semester to semester.

HONR 348 Advanced Honors Seminar (1-3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. A series of seminars, often interdisciplinary and sometimes team taught. The subjects will vary from semester to semester.

HONR 349 Honors Colloquium (1-3) Restriction: University or departmental Honors student. Or permission of instructor; and permission of Director of University Honors. Repeatable to 3 credits if content differs. A series of seminars, often interdisciplinary and sometimes team taught. Subjects may vary.

HONR 358 Honors Practicum (3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Formerly: HONR379. For student section leaders of HONR100 or HONR200.

HONR 359 Honors Workshop (1-6) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Honors workshops are small seminar classes which concentrate on skill development.

HONR 368 Advanced Honors Seminar (3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. A series of seminars, often interdisciplinary in character and sometimes team-taught. The subjects will vary from semester to semester.

HONR 378 Advanced Honors Seminar (3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. A series of seminars, often interdisciplinary in character and sometimes team-taught. The subjects will vary from semester to semester.

HONR 379 Honors Independent Study (1-6) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Involves reading or research directed by individual faculty, especially in areas outside of the student's major. Open only to University honors students.

HONR 386 Experiential Learning (3-6) Prerequisite: Must have a Learning Proposal approved by the Office of Experiential Learning Programs, faculty sponsor, and student's internship sponsor. Restriction: Junior standing or higher.

HONR 388 Honors Thesis or Project (3-6) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Formerly: HONR370.

HONR 389 Guided Honors Teaching (3) Restriction: Permission of University Honors Program. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. For HONR100 and HONR200 section leaders. Guided teaching experience for selected students in the University Honors Program.

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