History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses and Syllabi

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Honors Spring 2012

Undergraduate

100-Level Courses in HNRS

HNRS 122: Reading the Arts (Topic Varies) (3 Credits)

Course topic varies by semester. Explores the language of the art medium and the relationship of parts to whole in art works, connections among different art forms, and links between art and its historical context. In exploring multiple art forms, including literature, students will also learn how various artistic devices contribute to meaning. Students will critically explore detail and nuance in the social, historical and personal context of the work(s). Students will also participate in or attend a visual or performance based art work(s) or event(s).May not be repeated for credit.
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Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College (Business)., Honors College (STEM). or Honors College. attributes.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation

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HNRS 130: Conceptions of Self (Topic Varies) (3 Credits)

Course topic varies by semester. Drawing from appropriate works in social sciences, arts, and humanities, examines different conceptions and definitions of the self from diverse cultures and historical contexts.May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (HNRS 110C, 302C, 210C or 108C).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College (Business)., Honors College (STEM). or Honors College. attributes.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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200-Level Courses in HNRS

HNRS 230: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (Topic Varies) (3 Credits)

Course topic varies by semester. Enables students to broaden cultural horizons and understand human behavior by comparative studies of societies.May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (HNRS 110C, 302C or 210C).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College (Business)., Honors College (STEM). or Honors College. attributes.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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300-Level Courses in HNRS

HNRS 353: Technology in the Contemporary World (Topic Varies) (3 Credits)

Course topic varies by semester. Critically analyzes emergence and impact of specific technologies on contemporary cultures and the core concepts surrounding these technologies, including legal, social, ethical issues and the technology's relationship to core information security issues. Students develop a significant research project employing multiple disciplinary perspectives. This project will be communicated ethically and with cultural awareness through written, oral and digital means, showing a critical understanding of technologies and their impact.May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Synthesis
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (HNRS 110C, 210C, 302C or 109C).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College (Business)., Honors College (STEM). or Honors College. attributes.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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11 Sections Currently Scheduled »