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HONOR 299 - Honors Interdisciplinary

2 Credits
Group-based research seminar built around Honors in Action, a PTK national competition. Students will explore a topic linked to a contemporary world issue and develop a plan of action based on their research.

Pre-requisite(s) Min GPA 3.5
Course Note For Honors Program student with min GPA of 3.5.

Designed to Serve Honors students
Active Date 2016-04-05

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 20
Contact Hours: Lecture 0 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 22
Total Contact Hours 22
Degree Distributions: AA Humanities Area I
Course Outline
Themes explored will be based on the Honors in Action guide which changes every two years. Students will be guided through the following steps:

1. Choosing a theme and research question

2. Developing a research plan and objectives

3. Exploring sources

4. Analyzing research

5. Developing an action plan

6. Carrying out action plan (service learning component)

Student Learning Outcomes
Work collaboratively with other students on a major group-based research project.

Develop an appropriate research question linked to a broadly defined world issue

Understand and use a wide variety of credible sources (e.g. journals, books, articles, interviews)

Critically evaluate sources

Move from research and theory to a plan of action that addresses community needs and can be implemented by the class

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