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Honors Courses Fall 2019

Visit this page for information on selecting your Honors course for fall, including how to see all available Honors courses in STAR, as well as course descriptions for select Honors courses.  

Check the Registrar's website for information on your priority registration date. Your assigned registration time was sent to you by email, but can also be found in your DegreeWorks.

This page will be updated as information becomes available on course changes and new course offerings.

How to Find Honors Courses in STAR

Want to see most available Honors courses for Fall 2019 in one place? Follow the instructions below.

  1. Go to star.wvu.edu and log in with your WVU ID and password.

  2. Select "Student Services & Housing."

  3. Select "Registration."

  4. Select "Look-up Classes to Add."

  5. Select "Search by Term: Fall 2019."

  6. Click "Accounting" under subject. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the Subject field. Press and hold the shift key. Click "Wood Science." All subjects should now be selected.

  7. Look for the section titled "GEC/GEF/Capstone/Writing/Honors (Course Attributes). Select "Honors Course."

  8. Click "Section Search." You should now see the current list of Honors courses for spring semester.

Remember, you can earn Honors credit directly through Honors courses, Honors sections of regular courses, or through Honors add-ons.

Honors add-ons give you Honors credit for the number of hours you earn in the course plus the number of credits in the add-on (so if a course is three credits and the add-on is zero credits, you will earn three Honors credits if you successfully complete both the course and the Honors add-on).

If none of the listed courses will work with your schedule next semester, remember there are other ways to earn Honors credit, such as by contracting a non-Honors course for Honors credit. Please contact your Honors advisor with any questions.

Fall 2019 Course List

2019-2020 Honors Faculty Fellows Courses

HONR 205D - Short History of Money

3 Hr. This section will use historical analysis to understand how money has shaped political sovereignty since the early modern period. Students will learn to read legal cases, political treatises and cultural texts with an eye to understanding their place in the political history of money. Both primary and secondary sources will set the stage for our deep study of money’s entanglements with politics and society. Students will work on projects dedicated to understanding the role of money and debt in the modern world. They will research news accounts to understand current controversies over Brexit, the EU and the Euro; the size of the US budget, proposals for a job guarantee and many other issues related to money’s place in the modern political and legal order.


HONR 206C - Allegories for Boldness

3 Hr. This section will conduct a literary investigation of boldness, primarily through a survey of the Bluebeard folktale as variously translated in fiction, poetry, music and film. The Bluebeard myth, in which a young bride discovers her husband’s former wives dead behind the locked door of a chamber he has forbidden her to enter, has been retold by dozens of poets, novelists, composers and artists, from the fifteenth century to the twenty-first. Each variation revisits or revises the fable’s original moral, which perplexingly warns women that “Curiosity, in spite of its appeal, often leads to deep regret.” “Be bold, be bold ... be not too bold” is the similarly confusing refrain encountered by the heroine in a version of the story from England. Boldness is framed in these variants as both intuitive and extreme, as what saves characters from danger and as what endangers them. This course’s focus on the popularity of the Bluebeard myth will enable broader conversations about the entanglements of folklore and history; the cultural appetite for art that is at once formulaic and experimental; and the function of mythmaking in times of political crisis. Students can expect an equal emphasis on inquiry and invention, given that assignments will ask them to analyze the Bluebeard myth across time, place and genre and to compose their own adaptation(s) of the tale.


HONR 207B - Global Issues Through Film

3 Hr. Film transports us to another place and time that we have not been able to experience on our own. It also allows us to empathize with those who have experienced what we have not. As a scholar of international relations, I recognize that it is sometimes difficult for students to perceive the importance of certain events through traditional means such as textbooks and lectures. Therefore, this course will use film and their stories to make major events in global politics accessible to students. In this course, we will explore events that have had a major effect on international relations in the 20th and 21st centuries. We will study these events by watching films and reading supplemental material to aid in our discussions. This is an innovative way to not only discuss the core issues of global politics, but also to see how they are interpreted visually and via storytelling.


HONR 207C - Global Development in a Changing World

3 Hr. This section will begin with an exploration of the topic of international development, posing key challenges to conventional ways of thinking. After the theoretical overview, the course will move into examples of applied development. The second module will expose students to the development policy cycle. The final component of the course will expose students to data management and manipulation. Students will learn Tableau data software and will be required to use this visualization software for their final project.


SRVL 293C - SPTP: Ambassadors for Change in West Virginia

3 Hr. Learn about the current educational, economic, and career landscape of West Virginia with a focus on issues relevant to first-generation college students. Receive leadership training to become an advocate for first-gen peers in the First 2 Network, a region-wide effort to help students persist through their first two year of college.

Full List of Honors Courses for Fall 2019

ACCT 201 - Principles of Accounting
Presha Neidermeyer
Section H03 - BUE-D 440 02:30 pm-03:45 pm TR

3 Hr. The concepts, principles, and procedures pertaining to the preparation, analysis, and interpretation of financial statements.


ACCT 202 - Principles of Accounting
Presha E Neidermeyer
Section H01 - BUE-D 441 01:00 pm-02:15 pm TR

3 Hr. PR: ACCT 201 with grade of C or better. Utilization of accounting information for purposes of managerial control and decision making; cost concepts, profit and financial budgeting, analysis of financial statements.


ARE 150 - Intro Agri & Agribusiness Econ
Heather Marie Stephens
Section H01 - AGR-E 4436 05:00 pm-05:50 pm T

3 Hr. Introduction to basic agricultural economics and agribusiness concepts, and the application of these concepts to agricultural and agribusinesses issues.


A&VS 276 - Service Dog Training
Lindsay Marie Parenti
Section H01 - AGR-E 2004 12:30 pm-01:20 pm TR

3 Hr. Application of current principles, theory, and practices for training service dogs.

ART 111 - Drawing 1
Patrick Jones
Section H01 - CAC-E 5007 9:00-11:45 a.m. MW

3 Hr. The course emphasizes fundamental principles of drawing with a focus on building basic skills through direct observation, using traditional graphic media and expression.


ARHS 120 - Survey of Art History 1
Janet Ellen Snyder
Section H01 - BTT-E G05 12:30 pm-01:45 pm TR

3 Hr. The course examines the history of the visual arts in world cultures from pre-historic periods to the fourteenth century.


ARSC 120 - Inquiry Approaches to Teaching
Joshua Harlan Karr
Section H01 - ALH-E 414 03:00 pm-04:15 pm W
Elaine Shay Schwing
Section H02 - ALH-E 612 08:00 am-09:15 am T
Nancy K Spillane
Section H03 - ALH-E 809 04:30 pm-05:45 pm T
Nancy K Spillane
Section H04 - ALH-E 809 03:00 pm-04:15 pm T

1 Hr. Introduction to the theory and practice behind excellent inquiry-based science and mathematics instruction, offering opportunity to explore teaching as a career. Students obtain firsthand experience in designing, planning, and teaching lessons in local elementary and middle school classrooms and is assessing students' progress toward course objectives.


ARSC 220 - Inquiry-Based Lesson Design
Michael Albert Tilley
Section H01 - ALH-E 414 08:00 am-09:15 am R
Vanessa Michelle Licwov-Channell
Section H02 - ALH-E 808 03:00 pm-04:15 pm W

1 Hr. PR: ARSC 120. Builds on the lesson-planning skills developed in ARSC 120, focusing on characteristics of excellent mathematics and science curricula, aligning instruction with state and district standards, and the appropriate use of pre- and post-assessments. Students continue exploring teaching as a career through planning and implementing three mathematics or science lessons in local middle school classrooms.


ACE 106 - Intro to Athletic Coaching
Jeremy Thompson Yeats
Section H01 - PAS-E G08 12:30 pm-01:45 pm TR

3 Hr. Overview of athletic coaching profession including careers opportunities, critical current issues/trends, professional standards and the professional organizations.


ACE 430 - Coaching Education Administration
Staff
Section H01 - PAS-E 104 1:00 pm-01:50 pm TR

3 Hr. An administrative focus of leadership, finance, fundraising, planning, facility development, personnel supervision, public relations, rules and regulations, purchase and care of equipment and the conducting of athletic events.


ACE 491 - Professional Field Experience
Gentry Lee Shrewsbury
Section H02 - PAS-E 104 08:00 am-08:50 am M

1-6 Hr.


ATTR 424 - Athletic Training Sr. Seminar
Randall Gene Meador
Section WH1 - ESB-E 401 10:00 am-11:50 am M

3 Hr. Practical application of athletic training techniques.


BIOL 122 - Human Sexuality
Toni Renee Morris
Section H04 - HSN-H 3129 04:00 pm-06:20 p.m. T
Section H05 - EIE-D G27 9:30-10:20 a.m. MWF

3 Hr. A study of biological, behavioral and societal aspects of sexuality. Issues considered include changing fecundity, social-legal implications, sex roles, sexually transmitted diseases, populations, erotica, aging, dysfunctions, and decision- making skills for sex related issues.


BIOL 298A - General Biology Add-On, BIOL 101 Add-On
Sydha Salihu
Section H01 - LSB-D 4001 1:30 PM – 2:20 p.m. M

1 Hr. This add-on class is associated with BIOL 101 - Introductory course in biology: cellular, organismal, and population genetics, including reproduction, growth and development, and evolution.


BIOL 298B - General Biology Add-On, BIOL 102 Add-On
Elizabeth Thomas
Section H01 - LSB -D 5001 1:30 PM – 2:20 p.m. M

1 Hr. This add-on class is associated with BIOL 102 - Introductory biology: energetics and physiology of cells, organisms, and populations, including regulation and control of multicellular organisms.


BIOL 298C - Principles of Biology Add-On, BIOL 115 Add-On
Stephanie Theresa Young
Section H01 - LSB-D 3303 10:30 am-11:20 am M
Section H02 - LSB-D 3303 11:30 am-12:20 pm M
Section H03 - LSB-D 3303 10:30 am-11:20 am T
Section H04 - LSB-D 3303 11:30 am-12:20 pm T
Section H05 - LSB-D 3303 10:30 am-11:20 am W
Section H06 - LSB-D 3303 11:30 am-12:20 pm W
Section H07 - LSB-D 3303 10:30 am-11:20 am R
Section H08 - LSB-D 3303 11:30 am-12:20 pm R
Section H09 - LSB-D 3303 11:30 am-12:20 pm F

1 Hr. This add-on class is associated with BIOL 115 - An introductory course presenting basic principles of modern biology. This course represents the first in a four-course, integrated sequence required of biology majors. Topics include ecology and evolution, organismal biology, and cellular/molecular biology.


BIOL 298F - The Living Cell Add-On, BIOL 219 Add-On
Dana Huebert-Lima
Section H01 - LSB-D 3303 12:30 pm-01:20 pm W
Section H02 - LSB-D 3303 12:30 pm-01:20 pm F

1 Hr. This add-on class is associated with BIOL 219 - Structure, function and diversity of cells with an emphasis on gene expression and cellular phenotype including cell chemistry, energetics, and regulation of cell activities.


BIOL 490 - Teaching Practicum
John Arunan Navaratnam
Section H01 - TBA
Section H02 - TBA

3 Hr. PR: Consent. (May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.) Teaching practice as a tutor or assistant.


BCOR 191 - First-Year Seminar
Li Wang
Section H08 - BUE-D 458 08:30 am-09:20 am W

1 Hr. Engages students in active learning strategies that enable effective transition to college life at WVU. Students will explore school, college and university programs, policies and services relevant to academic success. Provides active learning activities that enable effective transition to the academic environment. Students examine school, college and university programs, policies and services.


BCOR 199 - Introduction to Business
Li Wang
Section H02 - BUE-D 441 10:30 am-11:20 am MWF
Section H03 - BUE-D 441 9:30 am-10:20 pm MWF
Section H05 - BUE-D 441 12:30 pm-01:20 pm MWF
Section H06 - BUE-D 441 01:30 pm-02:20 pm MWF

3 Hr. This course introduces the student to the major business disciplines, basic business communications, and the University environment.


BCOR 320 - Legal Environment of Business
Jon Reed
Section H01 - OGH-D 110 10:00 am-11:15 am TR

3 Hr. Explores the relationship of law, government and ethics to business enterprise. Provides overview of legal and ethical issues relevant to business decision-making and planning and the government regulations of business.


BCOR 350 - Principles of Marketing
Margaret Paula Fitzgerald
Section H01 - BUE-D 458 9:30 pm-10:20 pm MWF

3 Hr. Overview of marketing and the interrelationships between marketing and other business disciplines. Topics include the management of the product, communication, price, and distribution variables as well as introduction to buyer behavior and marketing research.


BCOR 370 - Managing Individuals & Teams
Suzanne Gosden Kitchen
Section H01 - CKH-D 313 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm TR

3 Hr. Topics include traditional management functions, employee motivation, leadership, team dynamics, individual and group decision-making, and individual differences. Additional topics include social responsibility and ethics, diversity, organizational structure and design, organizational control, and managing innovation and change.


CHEM 117 - Principles of Chemistry 1
Betsy Ratcliff
Section H01 - CKH-D 312 10:30 am-11:20 am MWF

5 Hr. PR: Satisfactory ACT/SAT and placement examination performance, or a score of four or five on AP Chemistry examination. A more advanced treatment of the principles and theories of chemistry than offered in CHEM 115 and CHEM 116. Primarily for students specializing in chemistry. (3 hr. lec., two 3-hr. lab.) (Students may not receive credit for CHEM 117 and for CHEM 111 or CHEM 115.).


CHEM 233 - Organic Chemistry
Jessica Marie Hoover
Section H01 - CKH-D 317 10:30 am-11:20 am MWF

3 Hr. PR: CHEM 116 or CHEM 118 and PR or CONC: CHEM 235. Basic principles of organic chemistry. Modern structural concepts, the effect of structure on physical and chemical properties, reactions and their mechanisms and application to syntheses. (3 hr. lec.) (Students may not receive credit for CHEM 233, CHEM 234, and for CHEM 231.).


CSAD  222 - Phonetics and Phonology
TBA
Section H01 - BTT-E G 05 03:00 pm-04:15 pm MW

3 Hr. PR: CSAD 200 and LING 101 or consent. Description, classification, and transcription of the speech sounds in English. Phonetic and phonological principles will be emphasized in normal, dialectal, and clinical speech and language contexts, particularly as these principles apply to speech-language pathology and audiology.


CSAD 270 - Effective Public Speaking
Carolyn Atkins
Section H01 - ONLINE

3 Hr. Designed for improvement of the student's speech based upon theory and demonstrated performance of voice and diction skills and public-speaking skills for effective communication in a variety of speaking situations.


CSAD 440 - Audiological Assessment
Ashleigh Jean Callahan
Section H01 - ALH-E 703 11:00 am-12:15 pm TR

3 Hr. PR: CSAD 340 and CSAD 342. Application of basic audiological techniques, including puretone and speech audiometry, masking, and immittance testing.


CSAD 480 - Speech and Language Assisting
Karen Barr Haines
Section H01 - ALH-E 809 12:30 pm-01:45 pm T

3 Hr. PR: Consent. Assisting graduate clinicians in the treatment of speech, language, and swallowing disorders.


CSAD 482 - Speech and Language Practicum
Karen Barr Haines
Section H01 - ALH-E 809 12:30 pm-01:20 pm R

3 Hr. PR: CSAD 480 with a minimum grade of B- and consent. Clinical Practicum in treatment of speech, language, and swallowing disorders.


CSAD 493A - SPTP: Pres Student Ambassadors
Carolyn Atkins
Section H01 - ALH-E 510 12:30 pm-01:20 pm TR

3 Hr.


CS 410 - Compiler Construction
Frances L Vanscoy
Section H01 - ESB-E 801 02:00 pm-03:15 pm TR

3 Hr. PR: WVU sections require CS 310 with a C- or better or consent for non-majors, WVUIT sections require CS 310 or consent for non-majors. Theory and practice of the construction of programming language translators; scanning and parsing techniques, semantic processing, runtime storage organization, and code generation; design and implementation of interpreter or compiler by students. (3 hr. lec.).


CS 490 - Teaching Practicum
Brian Matthew Powell
Section H01 - TBA

1-6 Hr. PR: Consent. Teaching practice as a tutor or assistant.


COUN 230 - Life Choices
Heidi OToole
Section H01 - ARM-D 119 10:00 am-11:15 am TR

3 Hr. Students will examine lifestyle choices typically dictated by unconscious customs rather than research. Covers areas of attitude, relationships, physical lifestyle, health and spirituality. The class consists of lectures and required student participation.


ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
Daniel Scott Grossman
Section H01 - BUE-D 230 02:30 pm-03:45 pm TR

3 Hr. PR: Sophomore standing. Introductory microeconomics analysis. Competitive behavior of firms, price determination, efficiency in production and equity in distribution. Pre-requisite(s) and/or co-requisite(s) may differ on regional campuses.


ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Arabinda Basistha
Section H01 - BUE-D 441 02:30 pm-03:45 pm TR

3 Hr. PR: ECON 201 or ARE 150. Introductory macroeconomics analysis, prerequisites are not enforced at WVUIT and Potomac State campuses. Aggregate demand and supply, saving, investment, the level of employment and national income determination, monetary and fiscal policy.


ENGR 101 - Engineering Problem Solving 1
TBA
Section H02 - ESB-E G3 09:30 am-10:45 am TR
Section H03 - ESB-E G78B 03:00 pm-03:50 pm MW
Section H04 - TBA 08:00 am-08:50 am MW

2 Hr. PR or CONC: MATH 154 or MATH 155. Engineering problem solving methodologies and analysis. Use of computers in problem solving, technical report writing, team based project work and presentations.


ENGR 102 - Engineering Problem-Solving 2
Melissa Lynn Morris
Section H01 - ESB-E G11 03:30 pm-04:45 pm TR

3 Hr. PR: ENGR 101 and (MATH 154 or MATH 155) with a C- in each. Continued development of engineering problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills with emphases on using the computer as a tool and algorithm development with a high-level language such as MATLAB.


ENGL 103 - Accelerated Academic Writing
Nancy Ann Caronia or STAFF
Section 002 - WDB-D G21 11:30 am-12:45 pm TR
Section 003 - BKH-D 302 02:30 pm-03:45 pm TR
Section 004 - ARM-D 415 10:00 am-11:15 am TR
Section 005 - ARM-D 415 08:30 am-09:45 am TR
Section 006 - WDB-D G21 12:30 pm-01:20 pm MWF
Section 007 - WDB-D G21 01:30 pm-02:20 pm MWF
Section 008 - EIE-D G24 01:00 pm-02:15 pm TR

3 Hr. An accelerated 3-credit hour composition course for students who have already demonstrated a certain level of writing proficiency. English 103 satisfies WVU's introductory writing requirement by emphasizing both expository writing and researched argumentative writing. *Note: This course counts for Honors credit, even though the section number does not include an H. 


ENGL 171 - Literature of Science & Nature
Marilyn Francus
Section H01 - CKH-D 112 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm TR

3 Hr. Analyzes the representation of science and nature in literature and film across historical periods and genres.


ENGL 262 - British Literature 2
Adam C Komisaruk
Section H01 - WDB-D G16 01:30 pm-02:20 pm MWF

3 Hr. A historical introduction and survey from the late eighteenth century to the present.


ENGL 337 - Study of a Major Author
Marilyn Francus
Section H01 - CKH-D 320 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm TR

3 Hr. Study a single author's works with special attention to historical contexts and critical reception. Authors will vary.


ENGL 369 - Victorian Literature
John Lamb
Section H01 - CHI-D G5 10:00-11:00 am – 11:15 a.m. TR

3 Hr. Study of Victorian poets and prose writers with an emphasis on historical, political, and cultural issues. Representative authors may include: Tennyson, the Brownings, Arnold, Dickens, the Brontes, Eliot, and Hardy.


EXPH 370 - Writing for Exercise Science
Randy W Bryner
Section WH2 - HSN-H 1158 04:00 pm-05:15 pm W

3 Hr. A historical introduction and survey from the late eighteenth century to the present.


FDM 412 - Fashion Sourcing and SCM
Debanjan Das
Section H01 - PER-E 332 03:00 pm-03:50 pm MWF

3 Hr. PR: FDM 360 or FDM 361 with a minimum grade of C- or consent. This course evaluates key issues facing fashion businesses in the global marketplace. It includes an examination of internal and external forces affecting political, economic, social, environmental and ethical production, and distribution of textile and apparel products.


FDM 460 - Sustainability in Fashion
Kathryn Jones
Section H01 - ASA-E 116A 12:30 pm-01:45 pm TR

3 Hr. PR: FDM 411 with a minimum grade of C- or consent. This course examines sustainability in the context of cultural, economic, environmental, social, and technological policies and procedures of fashion industries. Factors analyzed include ethics, government policies, international labor standards, environmental regulations, company priorities, consumer responsibilities, economic impact, and worker rights.


FDM 461 - Omni-Channel Fashion Retailing
Debanjan Das
Section H01 - PER-E 316 12:00 pm-12:50 pm MWF

3 Hr. PR: FDM 211 or FDM 360 with a minimum grade of C- or consent. This course provides an overview of various channels of fashion retail distribution including catalogs, e-commerce, broadcast and brick & mortar formats. It will examine the principles and strategies applied by fashion retailers that market goods and/or services using an omni-channel retail business model.


FCLT 298A - HNRS: FCLT 340 Add-On
Annastella Vester
Section H01 - TBA

0 Hr. This add-on is associated with FCLT 340. FCLT 340 introduces students to key topics of modern Italian culture and history as explored through cinema. It will focus on a selection of Italian films from World War II to the present.


FCLT 298C - HNRS: FCLT 250 Add-On
Lisa DiBartolomeo
Section H01 - TBA

0 Hr. This add-on is associated with FCLT 250. FCLT 250 introduces a wide selection of Russian fairy tales and examines the aesthetic, social, and psychological values that they reflect, a general introduction to the study of folklore with a broad spectrum of approaches (psychoanalysis, structuralism, feminism).


FCLT 498G - HNRS: FCLT 381 Add-On
Lisa DiBartolomeo
Section H01 - TBA

0 Hr. This add-on is associated with FCLT 381. FCLT 381 studies contemporary Polish cinema from World War II to present, examining films in both their aesthetic and sociohistorical contexts as part of European and Polish national cinematic traditions.


FIS 492 - Dir St:Honors Internshp Thesis
Robert Kevin O'Brien
Section H01 - TBA


FIS 498C - Honors
TBA
Section H01 - TBA 04:00 pm-04:50 pm T
Section H02 - TBA 08:30 am-09:20 am T
Section H03 - TBA 02:30 pm-03:20 pm W


GEOG 205 - Natural Resources
Brenden McNeil
Section H01 - BKH-D 419 10:00 am-12:50 pm T

3 Hr. Introduces the concept of natural resources and surveys such topics as land, soil, rangeland, forests, water, atmosphere, minerals, and energy. Emphasis is on the United States within the context of the global environment.


GEOG 293A - SPTP:Environmental Systems Inq
Nektaria E Adaktylou
Section H01 - BKH-D 209 03:30 pm-06:20 pm W

3 Hr. This course examines environmental phenomena at the local, regional and global scale, using an earth systems science approach. Environmental systems, processes, constraints, and problems are studied through inquiry, field studies and student collaborative research. Topics include environmental field studies, site descriptions and monitoring, data collection (atmosphere, hydrology, soils and biometry). A Systems Analysis approach examines environmental phenomena and events affecting atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and pedosphere.


HIST 257 - Antebellum America: 1781-1861
Brian Patrick Luskey
Section H01 - WDB-D 105 11:30 am-12:45 pm TR

3 Hr. (Completion of HIST 152 is advised.) American history from the Revolution to the Civil War is examined in detail, with particular attention to the key personalities of the era, the development of political parties, the movement westward, the beginnings of industrialization, and the sectional struggles that culminated in war.


HONR 101 - Honors Hall Council
Keisha Hopkins Kibler
Section H01 - HON-D 120 08:30 pm-09:20 pm W
Section H02 - LNC-E 139 08:30 pm-09:20 pm T

1 Hr. An introduction to the process of planning and implementing community activities. Students produce a proposal, complete with a budget for an activity, which is evaluated by their peers. Students read and discuss articles on Leadership that frame their performance and interactions in an academic context.


HONR 191 - First-Year Seminar
Ashley Dawn Watts
Section H01 - HON-D 120 02:30 pm-03:20 pm MW
Section H02 - HON-D 120 02:30 pm-03:20 pm MW

1-2 Hr. Engages students in active learning strategies that enable effective transition to college life at WVU. Students will explore school, college and university programs, policies and services relevant to academic success. Provides active learning activities that enable effective transition to the academic environment. Students examine school, college and university programs, policies and services.


HONR 205D - Short History of Money
Matthew Titolo
Section H01 - WBD-D 106 9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. MWF

3 Hr. This section will use historical analysis to understand how money has shaped political sovereignty since the early modern period. Students will learn to read legal cases, political treatises and cultural texts with an eye to understanding their place in the political history of money. Both primary and secondary sources will set the stage for our deep study of money’s entanglements with politics and society. Students will work on projects dedicated to understanding the role of money and debt in the modern world. They will research news accounts to understand current controversies over Brexit, the EU and the Euro; the size of the US budget, proposals for a job guarantee and many other issues related to money’s place in the modern political and legal order.


HONR 206C - Allegories for Boldness
Christine E Hoffmann
Section H01 - WDB-D 110 10:00 am-11:15 am TR

3 Hr. This section will conduct a literary investigation of boldness, primarily through a survey of the Bluebeard folktale as variously translated in fiction, poetry, music and film. The Bluebeard myth, in which a young bride discovers her husband’s former wives dead behind the locked door of a chamber he has forbidden her to enter, has been retold by dozens of poets, novelists, composers and artists, from the fifteenth century to the twenty-first. Each variation revisits or revises the fable’s original moral, which perplexingly warns women that “Curiosity, in spite of its appeal, often leads to deep regret.” “Be bold, be bold ... be not too bold” is the similarly confusing refrain encountered by the heroine in a version of the story from England. Boldness is framed in these variants as both intuitive and extreme, as what saves characters from danger and as what endangers them. This course’s focus on the popularity of the Bluebeard myth will enable broader conversations about the entanglements of folklore and history; the cultural appetite for art that is at once formulaic and experimental; and the function of mythmaking in times of political crisis. Students can expect an equal emphasis on inquiry and invention, given that assignments will ask them to analyze the Bluebeard myth across time, place and genre and to compose their own adaptation(s) of the tale.


HONR 207B - Global Issues Through Film
Christina Fattore
Section H01 - WDB-D 110 05:00 pm-7:20 pm T

3 Hr. Film transports us to another place and time that we have not been able to experience on our own. It also allows us to empathize with those who have experienced what we have not. As a scholar of international relations, I recognize that it is sometimes difficult for students to perceive the importance of certain events through traditional means such as textbooks and lectures. Therefore, this course will use film and their stories to make major events in global politics accessible to students. In this course, we will explore events that have had a major effect on international relations in the 20th and 21st centuries. We will study these events by watching films and reading supplemental material to aid in our discussions. This is an innovative way to not only discuss the core issues of global politics, but also to see how they are interpreted visually and via storytelling.


HONR 207C - Global Development in a Changing World
Brent S McCusker
Section H01 - WHI-D G06 04:00 pm-06:20 pm M

3 Hr. This section will begin with an exploration of the topic of international development, posing key challenges to conventional ways of thinking. After the theoretical overview, the course will move into examples of applied development. The second module will expose students to the development policy cycle. The final component of the course will expose students to data management and manipulation. Students will learn Tableau data software and will be required to use this visualization software for their final project.


HONR 210 - City-As-Text-Morgantown
Kevin L Gooding
Section H01 - HON-D 120 11:30 am-12:45 pm TR

3 Hr. National Collegiate Honors Council's framework City-As-Text uses Morgantown as the basis for an interactive course which uses primary document and physical structures to investigate the historical, political, cultural and social aspects of place. The central question that the course seeks to answer is How does a Space become a Place?


HONR 245 - Service in Tutoring
Landon Reid Southerly
Section HS1 - TBA 05:00 pm-5:50 pm T

3 Hr. HONR 293p is an honors and service-learning course that provides Honors students the opportunity to gain tutoring experience in local high schools. The course will focus on three areas of study and emphasize the connections across those areas. The first area is an introduction to the basic principles, practices, and current theory of peer tutoring. The second area involves learning about the education system in rural and urban/suburban settings and addresses topics of interest in education. The third area concentrates on the importance of service learning and asks students to think critically about and reflect on their service experiences in this course.


HONR 293D - SPTP: Museums in Action
Heather Merie Harris
Section H01 - ART-E G7 09:30 am-10:45 am MW

3 Hr. Museums in Action introduces students to museum theory and practice through the study of how museums encourage visitors to engage with, learn from, and experience the objects they have on display. This study will then be applied in a practical context as students plan and implement museum tours and events for a variety of groups within the community. Students in this course will have the opportunity to become student docents, who facilitate the discovery and interpretation of art for real-world visitors as well as plan museum programming for upcoming exhibitions. Through this active component, the themes of the course will expand beyond art museum context to consider themes in the fields of public service, education, event management, and marketing.


HONR 293I - SPTP: Future Campus Reads
Ryan Claycomb
Section H01 - HON-D 04:00 pm-05:15 pm R

1 Hr.


HONR 293J - SPTP: Women in Science
Jeralynn S Cossman
Section H01 - WDB-D 06:30 pm-07:45 pm M

1 Hr. In this course we will read and discuss fiction and non-fiction highlighting women in science.  Themes will mostly focus on women’s contributions to science, the struggles they’ve experienced in their science careers and the paths they will make moving forward.  Students who enjoyed Hidden Figures and wanted to know more will likely want to enroll.


HONR 293K - SPTP: History of RPGs
John J Cole
Section H01 - HON-D 120 02:30 pm-03:45 pm TR

3 Hr. This course will examine the history and evolution of role-playing games, from text-based adventures and tabletops to computer RPGs.  The course will take an interdisciplinary approach to guide and inform an analysis of these games. The course will also consider the future of these games and the ways in which technology will continue to shape their development.


HONR 293L - SPTP: Women and Business
Susan Jennings Lantz
Section H01 - WDB-D 109 05:00 pm-05:50 pm M

1 Hr. Should women “Lean In” or should they “Stand Out”? Should they risk being an archetype? Should they dress like men? Should they avoid apologizing? Should they modulate their speech or their dress? Women are constantly bombarded with advice on how to survive and thrive in business.  But much of what is published ends up being contradictory, reductive, and overly simplistic. In this class we will examine popular books and research regarding women and business in order to draw our own conclusions gender differences in the world of work.


HONR 293T - SPTP: Technology and the Arts
Megan Leigh Gainer
Section H01 - AGR-E 2003 04:00 pm-06:20 pm W

3 Hr. This course will study the use of current technologies used in contemporary studio art practices and how to make use of these processes without direct access to specific equipment.


HONR 297 - Research

1-6 Hr.


HONR 301 - Advanced Peer Tutoring
Ashley Watts
HONR-D 120 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. W

2 Hr. PR: Students must be members of the Honors College in good academic standing and have completed HONR 201. (May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.) This course is designed as a forum for the exchange of ideas and an environment where advanced peer tutors can learn and discuss effective strategies for helping their University peers study various subjects.


HONR 401 - Peer Leadership Practicum

2 Hr.


HONR 412 - The Salem Witch Trials
Kevin Gooding
HONR-D 120 9:30 p.m. – 10:45 p.m. MW

3 Hr. Trials are one of the iconic events of American History. This class examines the trials themselves and their interpretations in scholarly works, art, drama and film, poetry and other media.


HONR 450 - EXCEL: Project Development

1 Hr.


HONR 490 - Teaching Practicum

1-3 Hr.


HONR 491 - Professional Field Experience

1-9 Hr.


HN&F 171 - Introduction to Nutrition
Megan Govidan
Online

3 Hr. Nutrient structure, metabolism, integrated function and their importance to human well-being during all stages of the life cycle. Current concerns and those of special interest to college students in meeting nutrient needs.


HN&F 200 - Nutrition/Activity/Health
Annette Freshour
AGR-E 2004 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. TR

3 Hr. An overview of how proper nutrition and physical activity relates to individual health and disease prevention.


IMMB 302 - Principles of Immunobiology
Rosana Schafer
HAS-H G14 11:00 a.m. -11:50 a.m. M

3 Hr. Study of the basic concepts underlying the mechanisms of innate and adaptive immunity.


IMMB 410 - Microbial Genetics
Mariette Barbier
HSN-H 2157 8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. TR

3 Hr. Molecular aspects of mutation, gene transfer mechanisms, genetic mapping, and genetic control using bacteria and bacteriophage systems as models.


IMMB 420 - Molecular Immunobiology
Gordon Meares
HSN-H 1107 9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. MWF
Meenal Elliot
TBA

3 Hr. Study of the structure and function of the families of molecules employed by the immune system to recognize and initiate the immune response and the signaling pathways within the cell involved in the immune system.


JRL 215 - Media Writing
Thomas Stewart
MAR-D G4 9:30a.m. – 10:45 a.m. MW

3 Hr. Introduction to the fundamental reporting and storytelling skills that are the foundation of all media writing: print, radio, television, public relations, advertising and social media.


JRL 428 - Media Ethics and Law
Joel Beeson
MAR-D 103 – 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. TR

3 Hr. How ethics and law work together to help create and maintain the media

environment. Examines ethical paradigms within a legal framework, with special emphasis on morality.


JRL 493H - STP: Digital Oral History
Mary Katherine McFarland
MAR-D G1 10:00a.m. – 11:15 a.m. TR

3 Hr.


JRL 493N - STP: Non-Fiction Storytelling
John Temple
EVC-E 421 1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. MW

3 Hr. The goal of this course is to examine different types of nonfiction stories and figure out how they work. Students will watch feature films that are “based on true stories,” read nonfiction books and articles, listen to podcasts, experience multimedia journalism and watch documentaries. They’ll examine how nonfiction storytellers use tools such as dialogue and scenes and, especially, how they structure their narratives. After studying each work, students will “add to” the stories by doing interviews or other journalism-style information gathering. The class will focus on several works by nonfiction storytellers with ties to West Virginia.


LARC 105 - Intro: Landscape Arch/ Env Design/Planning
Michael Hasenmyer
AGR-E G 06 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. TR

3 Hr. A general overview of the field of landscape architecture, environmental design and planning.


MATH 155 - Calculus 1

4 Hr. Introduction to limits, continuity, derivatives, antiderivatives, definite integrals, and applications of the derivative. Not open to students who have earned credit in MATH 153 and/or MATH 154.


MATH 156 - Calculus 2

4 Hr. Techniques of integration, application of the definite integral, polar coordinates, indeterminate forms, and infinite series.


MATH 251 - Multivariable Calculus

4 Hr. Introduction to solid analytic geometry, vector algebra, and calculus of several variables.


MATH 261 - Elementary Differential Equation

4 Hr. Ordinary differential equations, Laplace transforms, partial differential equations, Fourier series, and applications.


MAE 211 - Mechatronics

3 Hr. Selection of mechanical and electronic components and integration of these components into complex systems. Hands-on laboratory and design experiments with components and measurement equipment used in the design of mechatronic products.


MAE 215 - Intro Aerospace Engineering

3 Hr. Fundamental physical quantities of a flowing gas, standard atmosphere, basic aerodynamic equations, airfoil nomenclature, lift, drag and aircraft performance. Digital computer usage applied to aerodynamic and performance problems and aircraft design.


MAE 316 - Analysis-Engineering Systems

3 Hr. Analytical, numerical, and computational techniques to analyze and solve engineering problems. Mathematical modeling, solution strategies, and analysis of results. Statistical techniques including probability distribution functions, regression analysis, and curve fitting.


MAE 423 - Heat Transfer

3 Hr. PR: WVU sections require MATH 261 with a grade of C- or better and MAE 320 and (MAE 331 or MAE 335), WVUIT sections require MAE 320 and MAE 321 as prerequisites and MAE 419 as a corequisite. One-, two-, three-dimensional steady state conduction: transient conduction; free and forced convection; radiation; heat exchangers; heat and mass transfer by analytical, numerical analogical and experimental methods; design of thermal systems.


MUSC 112 - Great Composer in Performance

3 Hr. A study of significant composers and their music. Lectures, in-class musical presentations, concert and rehearsal attendance will: (1) explore relationship of music to the development of society, (2) develop appropriate critical analysis and listening skills.


NRSC 298A - NRSC 101 Add-On

0 Hr.


NSG 298B - HNRS: NSG 211 Add-On

0 Hr. This add-on is associated with NSG 211. NSG 211 is an examination of concepts, principles, and models that guide nursing practice related to physical, psychosocial, spiritual, developmental, cultural, intellectual assessment and communication across the lifespan in the classroom, simulation, and various clinical settings.


NSG 298C - HNRS: NSG 212 Add-On

0 Hr. This add-on is associated with NSG 212. NSG 212 covers theories, concepts, principles, and processes that lay the foundation for critical thinking, nursing interventions, communication, professional role and caring in the practice of nursing. Application of the nursing process in classroom, simulation, and clinical experiences.


NSG 298D- HNRS: NSG 276 Add-On

0 Hr. This add-on class is associated with NSG 276 - Theory, concepts, and methods of the research process intended to provide a basic understanding that is necessary for the translation of current evidence into nursing practice.


NSG 298E - HNRS: NSG 311 Add-On

0 Hr. This add-on class is associated with NSG 311 - Pathophysiology and holistic nursing care of adults experiencing acute and chronic problems. Use of the nursing process to plan and provide interventions appropriate to health care needs in the clinical setting.


NSG 298F - HNRS: NSG 312 Add-On

0 Hr. This add-on class is associated with NSG 312 - Builds on NSG 311 using critical thinking and nursing process in a team-based learning format, paired with clinical application, to explore holistic nursing care of adults with acute and chronic health problems.


NSG 298H - HNRS: NSG 360 Add-On

0 Hr. This add-on class is associated with NSG 360 - Ethical decision-making in health care situations across the lifespan, including palliative and end of life care. Health care policy, legal and regulatory issues are discussed.


NSG 298I - HNRS: NSG 412 Add-On

0 Hr. This add-on class is associated with NSG 412 - Development of leadership and management skills necessary for professional nursing practice and interventions supporting multiple patients in acute-care complex systems. Classroom experiences paired with 225 hours of precepted leadership experience.


NSG 298J - HNRS: NSG 450 Add-On

0 Hr. This add-on class is associated with NSG 450 - Theory and Practice of professional nursing in response to complex alterations in psychosocial function and their impact on individuals, families, and communities. Classroom and clinical experiences.


NSG 298K HNRS: NSG 460 Add-On

0 Hr. This add-on class is associated with NSG 460 - Focuses on the professional nursing role in supporting individuals and families experiencing complex physiological alterations in health. Paired with clinical experiences supporting individuals and families in critical care settings.


PALM 200 - Medical Terminology

3 Hr. General medical terminology with emphasis on clinical and anatomic pathology terminology.


PALM 300 - Introduction to Pathology

3 Hr. A study of principles and processes of pathology from cellular to system, including etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical features of representative or commonly occurring disorders and diseases.


PHIL 130 - Current Moral Problems

3 Hr. An examination of current moral problems. Topics include some of the following: abortion, euthanasia, sexism and sexual equality, preferential treatment, animal rights, sexual morality, pornography, economic justice, paternalism, punishment, and nuclear deterrence.


PHIL 170 - Introduction to Critical Reasoning

3 Hr. An elementary study of critical thinking and reasoning. For students who want to improve their skills in recognizing fallacious patterns of reasoning, constructing acceptable arguments, and criticizing faulty lines of reasoning.


PHIL 244 - History of Ancient Philosophy

3 Hr. An introduction to the philosophies of the pre-Socratics, Plato, Aristotle, the Epicureans, and the Stoics.


PHIL 302 - Theory of Knowledge

3 Hr. The nature and scope of human knowledge. Topics may include perception, belief, truth, evidence, certainty, and skepticism.


PHYS 112 - General Physics

4 Hr. Survey of electricity, magnetism, and optics.


POLS 103 - Global Political Issues

3 Hr. Analysis of issues in post-cold war international politics, ranging from traditional major power diplomacy and intervention to the newer problems of economic interdependence and development, human rights, population pressures on limited resources, and the environment.


POLS 250 - Intro to Comparative Politics

3 Hr. An introduction to the political and governmental systems of industrialized and developing countries. Focuses on approaches to comparative political study, political cultures and participation, and government structures, processes, and policy performance.


POLS 300 - Empirical Political Analysis

3 Hr. Designed to provide a basic understanding of how to read and conduct empirical political science research. Topics include research design, hypotheses testing, data collection, and statistical analysis. No prior knowledge of computers or statistics required.


PSYC 298B: PSYC 101 Add-on

1 Hr. This add-on class is associated with PSYC 101 - Survey of general psychology.


PUBH 101 - Intro to Public/Community Health

3 Hr. This course will provide students with an overview of the principles and practice of public and community health. Students will learn about the history, core function and essential services of public health, as well as engage in discussions about current public health events and issues.


PUBH 201 - Global Perspective Public Health

3 Hr. This introduction to global public health will strengthen students' perspectives and understanding of disease prevention and treatment issues in westernized and developing/underdeveloped countries. Topics include health disparities, economic/political structures/systems impacting health, maternal and child health (including family planning), socio-cultural factors affecting health care delivery and the global burden of infectious and chronic diseases, injuries and disasters.


PUBH 393C - SPTP: Intro Injury Prevention

3 Hr. When we think of injury, often times we envision falls, pedestrian safety, and motor vehicles accidents. While these topics are important and fundamental to injury prevention, the field is much broader and very relevant to the key public health challenges affecting the United States. Did you know that drug overdose, suicide, intimate partner violence, and adverse childhood experiences are all areas of specialization in the field of injury prevention? In this course, students will gain an understanding of the overarching topics in injury including assessing the public health impact of injuries, their causes and risk factors, and the development and assessment of appropriate interventions. Students will be able to apply this knowledge to a variety of areas in the injury prevention field.


PUBH 496 - Senior Thesis

1-3 Hr.


RELG 102 - Introduction to World Religions

3 Hr. Religious Studies is not simply about the memorization of names, dates, and facts. Although our class will cover some of the basic ideas about each religion, our focus this semester will be on the process of Religious Studies — asking not just about the who, what, and where of religions, but also the why. What is the category of "religion," and how did our World Religions today


SRVL 293C - SPTP: Ambassadors for Change in West Virginia

3 Hr. Learn about the current educational, economic, and career landscape of West Virginia with a focus on issues relevant to first-generation college students. Receive leadership training to become an advocate for first-gen peers in the First 2 Network, a region-wide effort to help students persist through their first two year of college.


SOWK 147 - Human Diversity

3 Hr. Covers a range of diverse populations especially those historically subjected to oppression and social and economic injustice. Addresses the causes and effects of institutionalized forms of oppression.


SOWK 151 - Introduction to Social Work

3 Hr. Overview of the social welfare field and social work profession. Emphasizes social work values and ethics.


SOCA 105 - Introduction to Anthropology

3 Hr. Essentials of human evolution and prehistory with a concentration on the varieties of languages and cultures found among peoples of the world.


SOCA 207 - Social Problems in Contemporary America

3 Hr. Sociological analysis of the causes, effects and approaches to preventing and reducing social problems in American society.


SOCA 252 - Physical Anthropology

3 Hr. Fossil evidence for human evolution, racial variation, and relationship between biology and behavior.


SPAN 203 - Intermediate Spanish 1

3 Hr. Continuation of Span 102.


SPAN 498A - SPAN 343 Add-on

0 Hr. This add-on class is associated with SPAN 343 - Readings in Spanish literature from the medieval period to the present.


SPED 304 - SPED in Contemporary Society

3 Hr. Special education principles and practices, interactions between disability and diversity in identification and intervention, and influences of family, professional, school and community infrastructures on educational programs/ outcomes for children and adults.


SM 167 - Introduction to Sport Management

3 Hr. Overview of the sport management profession including career opportunities, critical current issues. trends, professional standards and the professional

organizations.


SM 387 - Issues in Sport Studies

3 Hr. An in-depth analysis of critical issues impacting sport and the sport industry.


SEP 271 - Sport in American Society

3 Hr. Sociocultural investigation of sport in American society.


SEP 474 - Sport Studies Research Methods

3 Hr. An analysis of descriptive and experimental research in sport psychology and sport management. Course requirements include completion of capstone research project.


UTCH 222 - Classroom Interaction Math Sci

3 Hr. The course examines: interplay between teachers/students/content, instructional strategies for teaching math and science, equity issues in learning, technology in the classroom, analyzing and applying research findings in the classroom, and the use of documentation in the teaching profession.


WGST 170 - Intro-Women and Gender Studies

0-3 Hr. The major contexts in which gender identities have been and are defined and of the relationships between these definitions and the roles and history of women and men in society and culture.

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