Spring 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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HONOR 350    Honors Seminar: Introduction to Critical Theory    3 Units

Same As: FMS 488
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course investigates questions of interpretation and representation in film, literature, media, and culture. Students examine contemporary critical and cultural theory, then apply these theories in analyzing a variety of texts from the Shakespearean play to the science fiction horror film. Theories introduced include, but are not limited to, semiotics, psychoanalysis, rhetorical criticism, gender theory,and postmodernism. Students intending to transfer into arts, film, literature, humanities, and cultural studies programs will find this course particularly useful in understanding the critical language of the university. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students. Details about the Honors Program can be found in the front of the Catalog and on the CRC website. This course is the same as FMS 488, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Feindert           CRC MAIN CAC 204         20124 
Textbook
If this course is full please see FMS 488. This course is offered under two different names. Space may still be available under the other name FMS 488.


HONOR 364    Honors Seminar: Philosophy of the Martial Arts    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the philosophical views that have traditionally been associated with the practice of martial arts and explores the interplay between those views and that practice. It also provides an introduction to those contemporary philosophical issues that arise in the context of present day analytic philosophical reflection on the nature and practice of martial arts. The course thus provides both the opportunity to appreciate the eastern philosophical underpinnings of an activity that has become part of mainstream American Culture and the opportunity to experience the rigorous application of contemporary analytic academic philosophical methodology. Details about the Honors Program can be found in the front of the Catalog and on the CRC website. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Schubert           CRC MAIN BS 114          15213 
Textbook


HONOR 375    Honors College Composition    3 Units

Same As: ENGWR 480
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGWR 300 or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process. Students must also be eligible for admission to the Honors Program.
Advisory: ENGRD 110; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a); CSU Area A2; IGETC Area 1A
Enrollment Limitation: Eligibility for the Honors Program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers the honors student a challenging course that will develop skills in critical thinking, reading, and writing. It asks students to critically analyze, compare, and evaluate various complex works. The course is designed to help students demonstrate, in both argumentative and expository prose, complex critical thinking, effective organization, precise diction, and sophisticated style; at least one of those essays requires research and appropriate MLA documentation. Essays written during the term will total at least 8,000 words. Throughout the course, fluency and correctness are emphasized. This course is not open to students who have successfully passed ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340. This course is the same as ENGWR 480. This course, under either name, may be taken one time for credit. (C-ID ENGL 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Weinshilboum       CRC MAIN T 116           15403 
Textbook
If this course is full please see ENGWR 480. This course is offered under two different names. Space may still be available under the other name ENGWR 480.


HONOR 392    Honors Seminar in Mathematics - Topics in Number Theory    1 Unit

Same As: MATH 484
Prerequisite: MATH 370 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: Honors Seminars in Mathematics are special one-unit intensive courses for academically accomplished students or those with the potential for high academic achievement. This particular course will study various topics in the field of number theory in a seminar setting. Topics include: the integers and their properties; finding integer solutions to Diophantine equations (equations with more variables than equations); and cryptography (the study of how secret codes are created and broken). Studies will include homework, discussions, oral presentations and lectures. Students will be expected to do independent problem solving and present their solutions to the class. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students (see catalog). This course is the same as Math 484. This course, under either name, may be taken one time for credit. This course will be offered in spring semester only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Breitenbach         TBA TBA                 20339 
Textbook
Topics in Number Theory. Organizational meeting: Friday, January 19, 2017 at 1:00pm in LRC106.


This class will meet on the following dates from 2:30pm-5:20pm in SCI 109:


1/27/17
2/3/17
2/10/17
2/24/17
3/3/17
3/10/17

If this course is full please see HONOR 392. This course is offered under two different names. Space may still be available under the other name HONOR 392.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 24, 2017