These courses are limited to students in the Honors Programs.
HON 101 First-Year Honors Experience I: Manoa Campus and Its Neighborhoods (3) Freshman course with built-in peer mentoring and advising to facilitate transition to university. Focus on the disciplined inquiry of research process fosters collaborative and engaged learning, critical thinking, library skills. Lecturers, discussions, workshops, fieldtrips. A-F only. Fall only.
HON 102 First-Year Honors Experience II: Research at Manoa (1) Familiarizes students with university researchers and research facilities; focus on the ethical, moral and social dimensions involved in conducting research. Guest lectures on current research, field trips to labs and research institutes. Discussion of social policies. A-F only.
HON 120 Mathematical Modes of Thinking (3) Mathematics as both a language and a thought process expressed in that language. Historical and contemporary relations to culture.
HON 190 Honors Tutorial (V) Supplements a 100 or 200 lecture course or standard lab time with discussion section, instructor-intensive lab time or directed research. Limited enrollment. Repeatable one time.
HON 291 (Alpha) Sophomore Seminar (3) Special topics for lower-division honors tudents in seminar format. Development of critical thinking skills emphasized. (B) Biological Science; (H) Humanities; (P) Physical Science; (R) Arts; (S) Social Science; (T) Literature. Repeatable 2 times. A-F only. Pre: ENG 100 or ENG 100A or departmental approval. (B) DB; (H) DH; (P) DP; (R) DA; (S) DS; (T) DL
HON 301 Research and Public Policy (3) A disciplined inquiry on issues of ethical principle or public policy. Students will learn the research process by engaging in it: finding resources, using these resources critically, exploring implications suggested by the issues and resources and communicating their results in a precise and effective manner. Repeatable one time. A-F only.
HON 380 Peer Monitoring (V) Students function as peer mentors in and out of class sessions. Emphasis on understanding dynamics of leadership skills within the context of small groups. Pre-semester training sessions, on-going training and supervision. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 101 or departmental approval.
HON 491 Junior Honors Seminar (3) Students from different disciplines meet weekly for discussion of material presented by instructor in a multi-disciplinary format. Topics vary each semester. Required of, and limited to, candidates for Honors degree. CR/NC only.
HON 492 Honors Colloquium (3) Weekly meetings for discussion of enduring issues and problems of an interdisciplinary nature. Limited to candidates for Honors degree. CR/NC only.
HON 493 Senior Honors Thesis (2) Preparation of research paper under individual faculty supervision. Limited to candidates for Honors degree. Repeatable in different major. A-F only.
HON 494 Senior Honors Thesis (2) Preparation of research paper under individual faculty supervision. Limited to candidates for Honors degree. Repeatable in different major. A-F only. Pre: 493.
HON 495 Introduction to Research (3) Library research skills; lectures on research within a university setting; methodological issues for and across disciplines; special attention to defining a specific research problem. Limited to candidates for the Honors degree. CR/NC only.
HON 496 Senior Honors Project (3) Preparation of a research project or a performance project (with a research component) supervised by a faculty member. Limited to candidates for Honors degree. Repeatable one time for each major. A-F only. Pre: 495 or consent.
Selected Studies students also have the option of taking A-section courses from the following list when they are offered by departments:
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