Honors (HON)

HON 181. Foundations of Engaged Learning I. (1-2; maximum 2)

Introduces students to the mission, requirements and portfolio review process of the University Honors Program. Sections vary in theme, yet all sections foster the development of inquiry, academic and leadership skills and personal reflection. This course is required for all first-year, first-semester students in the University Honors Program , and it is credit/no credit only.

HON 190. Introductionary Honors Experience. (0-2; maximum 10)

Students will have the opportunity to learn and practice authentic research, service and leadership tasks and activities designed by and under the careful supervision of a faculty, staff or other trained educator. These learning experiences may include (but are not limited to) undergraduate research programs, intensive introductory Service-Learning and community engagement programs, and substantive leadership experiences. The experience involves ongoing self-reflection. This course is credit/no credit only.

HON 281. Explorations into Engaged Learning. (1-2; maximum 10)

Offers students in the University Honors Program an opportunity to conduct research and explore the theoretical implications of one predominant theme of the program. Themes include: leadership, inquiry and research, recruitment and marketing, community service, to name a few. Each section focuses on a separate theme.

HON 282. Explorations into Engaged Learning II. (0-2; maximum 6)

The second portion of an optional two-course sequence for University Honors Program students. HON 282 focuses on developing leadership capacity in students. Each section focuses on a particular leadership theme, such as peer mentoring, marketing and recruitment, research and inquiry, community service and outdoor leadership. It enables students to apply the theoretical and conceptual knowledge gained in HON 281 to authentic inquiry projects related to the course theme. In this course, students have the opportunity to design and implement their own projects and initiatives that involve other members of the Miami or surrounding community.
Prerequisite: the corresponding HON281 course (same modifier).

HON 290. Intermediate Honors Learning Experience. (0-2; maximum 10)

Students will have the opportunity to practice authentic research, service and leadership tasks and methods using guided support. These learning experiences may include (but are not limited to) Honors seminars, undergraduate research programs, intensive Service-Learning and community engagement programs, and substantive leadership experiences such as serving as a peer mentor. This course is credit/no credit only.

HON 340. Honors Internship. (0-20)

HON 390. Advanced Honors Experience. (0-2; maximum 10)

Students will have the opportunity to design and complete a major scholarly, leadership, teaching or service-oriented project with ongoing mentorship from an expert. These learning experiences may include (but are not limited to ) designing and implementing curricula or a major co-curricular program, restructuring student organizations, or completing an article. The course involves ongoing self-reflection and is credit/no credit only.

HON 477. Independent Studies. (0-5)