Honors Course Offerings

Please see the section on "Course Description Symbols and Terms" in the University Catalog for an explanation of course description terminology and symbols, the course numbering system, and course credit units. All courses are lecture and discussion and employ letter grading unless otherwise stated. Some prerequisites may be waived with faculty permission. Many syllabi are available on the Chico Web.

Honors Connections
3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program.

This course focuses on the building of interdisciplinary learning communities, so that each class has the experience of exploring an issue of contemporary concern from a variety of perspectives, working closely with an Honors faculty member. This course may be applied to one of the following General Education (GE) areas: C1, C2, C3, D1, D2, D3, or E. (004795)

Seminar with an Outstanding Professor
3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors in General Education Program, faculty permission.

This course, a seminar specifically designed for the honors program by an outstanding professor at the University, will be offered as 249A-J each spring. This is an approved General Education course, but because the content changes yearly, the course will satisfy different GE requirements each time it is offered. (004799)

Men, Women, & the Land
3.0 Spring

This course is team taught across several disciplines: sociology, political economy, sustainability, intellectual history, and literary and cultural studies. Examines the ways people have thought about their relationship to the world, particularly in North America and the American West. Examines how ideas are shaped by environment, and the ways in which different cultures have affected the environment. This course evaluates the sustainability of past and current relationships to the land, and also considers a number of future possibilities for positive change. This is an approved US Diversity course. (020913)

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Internship in Honors
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors in General Education Program.

This is an internship offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Students must register directly with the Honors Advisor or Honors Director. The internship provides work experience within the Honors Program on special projects. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 15.0 units. Credit/no credit grading only. (004810)

Honors GE Special Topics
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program, faculty permission.

This course is a special topic offered for 1.0-3.0 units. This is an approved General Education course. (004811)

Honors General Education Thesis
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program, faculty permission.

Independent study of an interdisciplinary topic that satisfies three units of upper-division GE theme requirements. This capstone course is designed to hone your skills in research and writing by working on a topic that grows out of the material you found most intriguing in your other upper-division theme classes. This is an approved General Education course. (000358)

Interdisciplinary Studies Course Offerings

Credit for Prior Experience
1.0-15.0 Fa/Spr

Evaluation of academic learning that took place as a result of, or along with, prior non-classroom experience. Students may receive from 1 to 15 units for this course. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 30.0 units. Credit/no credit grading only. (000319)

Special Topics
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. (004934)

Internship
1.0-12.0 Fa/Spr

This course is an internship offered for 1.0-6.0 units. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 15.0 units. Credit/no credit grading only. (004935)

Credit for Prior Experience
1.0-15.0 Fa/Spr

Evaluation of academic learning that took place as a result of, or along with, prior non-classroom experience. Students may receive from 1 to 15 units for this course. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 30.0 units. Credit/no credit grading only. (004936)

Special Topics
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. (004937)

Internship
1.0-9.0 Fa/Spr

This course is an internship offered for 1.0 to 5.0 units. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 15.0 units. Credit/no credit grading only. (000371)

Special Topics
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. (004940)

Internship and Credit for Prior Experience

Course credit for interdisciplinary internships and prior experience may be arranged through the Office of the Provost (898-6941).

Leadership Studies Course Offerings

Leadership Colloquium
3.0 Spring

This course engages each student in the ongoing discussion and exploration of the requisites for effective leadership. We will do this by exposing the class to theories of leadership, the literature on the practical experiences of leaders and leadership, and consideration of personal attributes for effective leadership. The course is designed to cross numerous disciplinary borders. Formerly UNIV 300. (015966)

Internship in Leadership Studies
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is an internship offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 15.0 units. Credit/no credit grading only. (020344)

Best Practices Speaker Series/Symposium
1.0 Fall

Different presenters who hold leadership positions on campus, in the community, or in the region will share their leadership experiences with students in the course to provide models of successful leadership. Formerly UNIV 397. (009598)

Capstone Seminar in Leadership
3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: CMST 472, LDRS 300, LDRS 389; CMST 470 or HCSV 330 or MGMT 303 or POLS 462.

Corequisites: MGMT 447.

This capstone experience is designed to bring together the various elements of the minor in leadership studies. It is also structured to introduce the student of leadership to emerging areas which impact significantly the study of leadership. These topics include ethics and integrity, the transpersonal dimension, creativity and innovation, team building, and the impact and use of technology. The course also requires the student to solve leadership-related problems individually and as a member of a team. Formerly UNIV 400. (009600)

University Academics Course Offerings

Introduction to University Life
3.0 Fall

A comprehensive introduction to university life. This course is designed to help students expand their knowledge of the life skills needed to be successful in college and after graduation. Topics include transition to academic and campus life, introduction to campus resources, academic expectations and developing skills to meet them, introduction to information literacy including library and computer resources, evaluating information, and applying it. The course may also include a service component. This is an approved General Education course. (009580)

Intro to University Life for Business Majors
3.0 Fall

Introduces students to academic inquiry and civic engagement in the context of disciplinary concepts, methods and values, and supports students' transition to college. Students learn about the Business College and the possible areas of specialization for Business majors. (020843)

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Freshman Orientation Class
2.0 Fall

Prerequisites: EOP eligibility.

A comprehensive introduction to university life designed to help first-year EOP students develop the life skills to be successful in college and after graduation. Topics include the transition to academic and campus life, an introduction to campus resources, and an introduction to information literacy. ABC/no credit grading only. (009582)

EOP Extended Orientation Class
1.0 Spring

This class is a continuation of the fall UNIV 102 course which assists first-time freshmen in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) transition to college. This course continues the introduction to university life designed to help first-year EOP students develop the life skills to be successful in college and after graduation. Topics include career exploration, examination of campus resources, and information literacy. (020820)

Peer Mentor Training
1.0 Spring

This course provides students with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to serve as effective, supportive Peer Mentors for first-year freshmen. Students in this course become familiar with the theoretical underpinnings of the First-Year Experience Program and the objectives for UNIV 101. Through reading, writing and discussion, they gain insight into first-year students' likely difficulties in adjusting to and succeeding in college, and they develop an array of strategies for supporting first-year students during their adjustment period (fall term). Credit/no credit grading only. (020674)

Internship
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is an internship offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 15.0 units. Credit/no credit grading only. (009597)

Special Topics
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and will vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. (009599)

Special Topics
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and will vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. (009601)