Spring 2018 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 13-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Feindert           CRC MAIN WIN 255         15712 
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 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Schubert           CRC MAIN BSS 114         15251 
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 UC/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; Competency: Reading; Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Feindert           CRC MAIN BSS 120         15415 
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 385    Honors Seminar in Genetics    3 Units

Same As: BIOL 485
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers honors students the opportunity to study, critique, and discuss advanced topics in genetics such as genetically modified foods, whole-genome rapid sequencing, gene therapies for human disease, and a variety of reproductive technologies. Furthermore, this course includes the study of Mendelian inheritance, the roles of chromosomes and genes in human disease, how genes direct development, the relationship between genes, environment and behavior, and the contribution of genes to human diversity. Students will engage with each other to discuss ethical, legal and social issues during class discussions, and analyze scientific literature in written reports. Enrollment is limited to Honors students. Details about the Honors Program can be found in the Catalog and on the CRC website. This course is the same as BIOL 485. This course, under either name, may be taken a total of one time for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 108         20283 
Textbook
If this course is full please see BIOL 485. This course is offered under two different names. Space may still be available under the other name, HONOR 385.


HONOR 391    Honors Seminar in Mathematics - Introduction to Mathematical Proof    1 Unit

Same As: MATH 483
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 methods of mathematical proof in a seminar setting, and will be particularly useful to students planning to study calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra. Topics include: deductive reasoning, proof by axioms, proofs of conditional and biconditional statements, proofs by contrapositive and contradiction, and proof by mathematical induction. 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 483. This course, under either name, may be taken one time for credit. This course will be offered in spring semester only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 19-Mar 02
F         02:30PM-05:20PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20496 
Textbook
If this course is full please see MATH 483. This course is offered under two different names. Space may still be available under the other name MATH 483.
This class will meet on the following dates:
1/19/2018
1/26/2018
2/2/2018
2/9/2018
2/23/2018
3/2/2018

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2017