Please use these forms to propose a course to the Honors Program Office. The format of Honors courses is listed below:
HON First Year Seminar Proposal Form.docx
HON Seminar Proposal Form.docx
Honors First Year Seminars (Top Priority: 3+ plus sections needed for Fall
Seminars are required of all first year Centralis-Honors students and is a
co-requisite of HON 100.
Each seminar will have a focus on critical thought revolving around “complex
issues” or “great challenge” with real world relevance to students’ lives today.
Each seminar will be rooted in a UP Group and will count for credit on the Gen
Each seminar will be Writing Intensive (WI) with a focus on “writing to learn.”
Faculty must agree to a small number of meetings in advance to ensure
coordination with the first year curriculum.
Because of the unique needs for
this class, a separate Honors First Year Seminars form is attached for these
class proposals. Deadline for Fall 2016 proposals is Feb 7 with
notifications to follow by Feb 19 after the Honors Council review.
Proposals for all other Honors
seminars may be submitted on the Honors Seminar Proposal Form.
HON Special Topics Seminars (1 or 3 credits)
Priority goes to proposals that match Honors core values and targeted student
needs (e.g., UP/WI/QR).
Formats include traditional semesters, one week summer courses offered on
Beaver Island, and other courses offered in non-traditional formats
Seminars may include team oriented or project based work that engages a group
of students in research, scholarship, or creative work that meets senior
HON 309: Honors Global
Faculty-led, short-term study
abroad experiences with an emphasis on active engagement with the
culture. Approval from both Study Abroad and Honors is required.
HON 310: Honors Academic
Interdisciplinary, topic or
project-based service learning class with an integration of academic content
and structured service experience.