Honors Course List – Fall 2018 – Overview

Honors courses offer enhanced intellectual challenges and opportunities so that students can develop intellectual autonomy. These opportunities allow students to get the maximum out of their Ferris State education by putting more of themselves in. Choose courses that help you learn autonomously, think critically, ask penetrating questions and communicate your ideas at a high level—choose courses that expand your experience and stir your curiosity.

Honors students strive for intellectual autonomy and academic excellence so that they may be prepared to contribute to the advancement of their chose professions. Typically, honors students complete 22 credits of Honors coursework, though for transfer students and students starting before Fall 2016 this may vary. To fulfill this commitment students will earn at least a ‘C’ grade in two Honors elective courses by the end of their second year, after completing HNRS 100 and COMH 121. Student who have already fulfilled their COMH requirement will simply take an additional Honors elective fitting with their academic program. We know that each student’s goals, programs and circumstances vary, and so we have the following options:

  • Honors Contracts are an alternative approach to this commitment and can turn any non-honors course into an honors experience. The contracts must be approved by the Honors program and agreed to by faculty and submitted to our office by the third week of the semester, please make an appointment with the Honors Advisor to discuss this option.
  • Additionally, credit bearing Study Away experiences can replace one 3-credit Honors experience. Please let our office know if you plan to study away.
  • If your program requires you to take your course work at a later time, please work with the Honors Advisor to process a deferral. This is often the case for students in Education or Technology; it is simple for us to develop an individualized plan for completion.

Please know the Honors Program is flexible enough to fit each major and any individual’s educational goals if they are interested in completing with Honors. Honors should never cost you additional money by adding an unneeded course to your load, nor should it slow you down or force you to drop a minor.

COMH121 – Public Speaking Honors courses:

COMH 121 Sections

Credit Hours

Time & Days Location
Section 021 – Patten  3  TR 12:00-1:15pm  JOH 102
Section 022 – Sanderson  3  TR 1:30-2:45pm  JOH 102
Section 023 – Smith  3  TR 1:30-2:45pm  JOH 103
Section 024 – Smith  3  TR 12:00-1:15pm  JOH 103
Section 026 — Patten  3  TR 3:00-4:15pm  JOH 102

Fall 2018 

CRN Course Credit Hours Time Faculty Location
82410 ANTH 122-001 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 TR 12:00-1:15pm M. Rodriguez STR 236
80527 ARTH 110-002 Prehistory thru Mid Ages 3 MW 4:30-5:45pm R. Foulk IRC 120
82126 ARTS 220-211 3D Design/Beg. Sculpture 3 MW 4:00-5:50pm R. Barnum CAC 118
81226 ENGL 250-001 Honors English 2 3 MW 8:00-8:50am D. Courtright-Nash M STR 222; W STR 109
81227 ENGL 250-002 3 MW 9:00-9:50am D. Courtright-Nash M STR 222; W STR 109
81325 FREN 280-001 Literature of the French World 3 T 4:00-5:50pm D. Noren STR 220
81336 LITR 202-001 Black Literature 3 MW 12:00-12:50pm R. Sammel STR 216
81338 LITR 241-001 Intro World Short Fiction 3 MW 4:30-5:45pm J. Cullen TBA
82304 PSYC 331-001 Psychology of Personality 3 TR 4:30-5:45pm TBA STR 236

For more information about each course, including General Education Requirements, please click on the title of the course.

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