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Courses in Davis Honors Challenge (HNR)

 Lower Division

90X. Honors Discussion Section (1)

Discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: open only to students in the Davis Honors Challenge. Examination of special topics in selected lower division courses through additional readings, discussions, term papers, collaborative work, or special activities, including projects, field and laboratory experiences, computer simulations, creative works. May be repeated for credit.

92. Internship (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: open only to students in the Davis Honors Challenge. Supervised work experience under the auspices of the Davis Honors Challenge. May be repeated for credit for a total of 12 units. (P/NP grading only.)

94. Honors Seminar (4)

Seminar—4 hours. Open to students in the Davis Honors Challenge. Collaborative, multidisciplinary exploration of complex contemporary problem. Focus on critical thinking and analytical interpretation, on oral and written communication, and on the use of electronic media in gathering information. May be repeated for credit. GE credit: Wrt | WE.—I, II, III. (I, II, III.)

98. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Discussion—1-5 hours. Prerequisite: open only to students in the Davis Honors Challenge. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

Independent study—1-5 hours. Prerequisite: student in the Davis Honors Challenge. (P/NP grading only.)

 Upper Division

190X. Honors Contract (1)

Independent study or discussion—3 hours. Prerequisite: open only to students in the Davis Honors Challenge. In-depth examination of material in an upper division course as defined in an Honors Contract Proposal submitted by the student. Contract must be approved by the instructor and the Honors Council of the Academic Senate. May be repeated for credit.

192. Internship (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: open only to students in the Davis Honors Challenge. Supervised work experience under the auspices of the Davis Honors Challenge. May be repeated for credit for a total of 12 units. (P/NP grading only.)

194. Honors Seminar (3)

Seminar—3 hours. Open only to students in the Davis Honors Challenge. Team-based work on actual problems drawn from the public or private sector. Focus on critical thinking and analytical interpretation, oral and written communication skills, and development of practical solutions to real-world problems. GE credit: Wrt.—II, III. (II, III.)

195. Honors Thesis/Honors Project (1-3)

Independent Study—3-9 hours. Prerequisite: Open only to students in the Davis Honors Challenge. Guided independent study of a selected topic leading to the presentation of an honors thesis/honors project. May be repeated for credit up to 9 units.

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Discussion—1-5 hours. Prerequisite: open only to students in the Davis Honors Challenge. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

Independent study—1-5 hours. Prerequisite: open only to students in the Davis Honors Challenge. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)

Courses in Integrated Studies (IST)

 Lower Division

8. Colloquium (1)

Discussion—1 hour. Lectures, films, and readings on the interrelation between the arts and sciences. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—I. (I.)

8A. Special Topics in Natural Science and Mathematics (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Group study of a special topic in natural sciences and mathematics. Course varies with topic offered. Limited enrollment. May be repeated for credit. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | SE, SL.—I, II, III. (I, II.)

8B. Special Topics in Humanities (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Group study of a special topic in humanities. Course varies with topic offered. Limited enrollment. May be repeated for credit. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH.—I, II, III. (I, II, III.)

8C. Special Topics in the Social Sciences (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Group study of a special topic in social sciences. Course varies with topic offered. Limited enrollment. May be repeated for credit. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt | SS.—I, II, III. (I, II, III.)

9. Seminar (1)

Lecture—1 hour. Preparation of a research report. Normally taken with course 8. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—I, II, III. (I, II, III.)

90. Seminar (1)

Seminar—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 9; consent of instructor; completion of 45 units with a minimum GPA of 3.250. Interrelation between the arts and sciences, focusing on a special topic. Limited to sophomores who participated in the Integrated Studies Honors Program during their freshman year and transfer students by consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)—I. (I.)

94. Seminar (1)

Seminar—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 9, consent of instructor and completion of 45 units with a minimum GPA of 3.500. Restricted to sophomores who participated in the Integrated Studies Honors Program during their freshman year and other students by consent of instructor. The nature of research at the undergraduate level. (P/NP grading only.)

 Upper Division

190. Topics in Integrated Studies (1)

Seminar—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 9. Discussion of the integration of the arts and sciences, focusing on a special topic. May be repeated three times for credit when topic differs. (P/NP grading only.)

194HA. Special Study for Honors Students (4)

Independent study—3 hours; seminar—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 9, consent of instructor and completion of 90 units with a minimum GPA of 3.500. A program of research culminating in the writing of a junior honors thesis under the direction of a faculty adviser. May be repeated one time for credit. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—I-II. (I-II.)

194HB. Special Study for Honors Students (4)

Independent study—3 hours; seminar—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 9, consent of instructor and completion of 90 units with a minimum GPA of 3.500. A program of research culminating in the writing of a junior honors thesis under the direction of a faculty adviser. May be repeated one time for credit. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—II. (II.)

197T. Tutoring in Integrated Studies (1-4)

Tutorial—1 hour. Prerequisite: consent of Director of Integrated Studies Honors Program. Tutoring in Integrated Studies courses, usually in small discussion groups. Weekly discussions with the instructor on the subject matter of the course being tutored and on the art and craft of teaching. May be repeated eight times for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—I, II, III. (I, II, III.)

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