Harte Honors College

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

HRT : Approved Foreign Language

This course provides the study of pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary designed for students to understand, speak, read, translate, and write simple Latin. Students will be introduced to mythological and historical characters as well as ancient Mediterranean and European civilizations that include people of many different cultures and social levels ranging from slaves to emperors.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

ENG 131, ENG 132, and admission into the Harte Honors College.

HRT 120 : Harte Honors Seminar: the Scholar

This course is an introduction to the nature and implications of scholarly activity in higher education. The course provides students with experiences designed to encourage them to habitually raise and answer questions about the nature and relevance of new information. Through experiences such as these, students will begin developing the skills and attitudes of life-long learners.

Credits 2

Prerequisites

Admission into the Harte Honors College.

HRT 131 : Honors African American Heritage

This course provides an in-depth study of African American life from its African origins to the present. Concentrated study given to African influences in political forces, social structures, religion, music, and art.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

Admission into the Harte Honors College.

HRT 220 : Harte Honors Seminar: the Researcher

This course is an introduction to the nature and implications of research in all disciplines. Course assignments are designed to give students opportunities to explore and discover concepts relevant to the natural and social sciences. In addition, students will learn the importance of research and how to conduct research that will facilitate the successful completion of their Senior Thesis.

Credits 2

Prerequisites

HRT 120 and admission into the Honors College.

HRT 232 : Honors Logic

This course provides an in-depth study of how reality is conceptualized and how concepts can be used as the basis for drawing rational conclusions. Students will study various methods for evaluating whether premises of an argument adequately support a conclusion.

Credits 3

Prerequisites

Admission into the Harte Honors College.

HRT 320 : Harte Honors Seminar: the Artist

This course is an introduction to the nature of design and the creative process. Students will explore works of fine art such as painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, film, poetry, music, drama, and dance for both structure and meaning. Assignments will be given to help students explore creative abilities in two or more of these areas.

Credits 2

Prerequisites

HRT 120, HRT 220, and admission into the Harte Honors College.

HRT 322 : Harte Honors Seminar: Leadership

This course is an introduction to fundamental principles and processes of leadership. Students will explore the roles of leadership and the global implications of leadership decisions in a rapidly changing society.

Credits 2

Prerequisites

HRT 320 and admission into the Harte Honors College.

HRT 420 : Harte Honors Seminar: the Citizen

This course is an introduction to issues of citizenship. This course provides an overview of the historical, legal, and social implications of citizenship. It introduces the theoretical framework for conducting community service projects. Students will engage in community service projects as expressions of becoming a good citizen.

Credits 2

Prerequisites

HRT 322 and admission into the Harte Honors College