Honors Course Highlights

HONR courses are crafted by Honors College faculty and our faculty partners across campus. Sample the diverse subject matter of our interdisciplinary courses.


HONR 299: Making the Human in Venice

View of Venice

In HONR 299: Making the Human in Venice, students traveled to Italy to ask the question: how did humans come to be who we are? To unpack some of the most important moments of the modern understanding of humanity in the Western world, students were challenged to think like anthropologists...

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HONR 299: The Human Redesign

Hypnotisk by Richard Bergh

In HONR 299: Human Redesign, students explored the collaboration between nineteenth-century sciences and culture as they created a shockingly modern conception of the human. That is, they explored the common beliefs about the human– what we are, how we function, and what is our place in the world...

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