MSU Billings Catalog

HONR - Honors

HONR 111 Perspectives and Understanding. 3 Credits

Explores classic and contemporary works of literature, art, and philosophy with an emphasis on cultural and historical contexts in order to develop critical and multi-disciplinary analytical skills. This course will serve as an introduction to Honors and will be required for University Honors students.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies

HONR 194 Seminar. 1-3 Credits

Lecture Hours 1-3

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies

HONR 292 Independent Study. 1-3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Consent of Director or Associate Director of Honors Program.

Provides an opportunity to receive credit for individualized or special experimental learning opportunities and to count up to 3 credits towards the University Honors Program’s 21-credit requirement for Honors Scholar designation.

Lecture Hours 1-3

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies

HONR 294 Seminar/Workshop. 1-3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor or the University Honors Program.

(once per semester) Provides an opportunity to investigate and explore, at a lower-division level, basic themes and concepts—especially in a multidisciplinary manner—in the humanities, natural sciences, and/or social sciences.

Lecture Hours 1-3

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies

HONR 298 Internship/Cooperative Educ. 1-3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Approval of Honors Director and instructor.

Provides an opportunity for students to engage in field experience not offered in other courses. Contains a research component to be developed in conjunction with supervising faculty member.

Lecture Hours 1-3

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies

HONR 311 Adv Perspectvs and Understndng. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Explores classic and contemporary works of literature, art, and philosophy with an emphasis on cultural and historical contexts in order to develop critical and multi-disciplinary analytical skills. Course assignments link these skills to students’ major, program, or professional goals. Recommended for junior and senior students.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies

HONR 492 Independent Study. 1-3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Consent of Director or Associate Director of Honors Program.

Provides an opportunity to receive credit for individualized or special experimental learning opportunities (including a senior thesis) at an upper-division level and to count up to 3 credits towards the University Honors Program’s 21-credit requirement for Honors Scholar designation.

Lecture Hours 1-3

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies

HONR 494 Honors Seminar/Workshop. 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor or the University Honors Program.

(once per semester) Provides an opportunity to investigate and explore, at an upper-division level, basic themes and concepts—especially in a multidisciplinary manner—in the humanities, natural sciences, and/or social sciences.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies

HONR 498 Internship/Cooperative Educ. 1-3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Approval of Honors Director and instructor.

Provides an opportunity for students to engage in field experience not offered in other courses. Contains a research component to be developed in conjunction with supervising faculty member. Publication strongly encouraged.

Lecture Hours 1-3

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies

HONR 499 Honors Capstone. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Spring

Investigates a current problem in Billings or in a Billings organization. Develops research, problem-solving, and teamwork skills by having students serve as an interdisciplinary team. The course culminates in a public presentation of the students’ work to a group of stakeholders.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies