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 students 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 two times. A-F only. Pre: ENG 100 or ENG 100A or departmental approval. DB for (B); DH for (H); DP for (P); DA for (R); DS for (S); DL for (T)
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. (Cross-listed as POLS 386)
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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