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DescriptionCRNSubjectCourseSectionCreditsTitleDaysTimeCapInstructorLocation
Counts as a core Humanities specifically designed for Honors College students. From an interdisciplinary perspective, this course examines the intersections of technology & technology & culture in a variety of social, historical, professional, and global settings.12142HONR101713Honors Tech and Culture IIMWF11:00 AM-11:50 AM25George M PlasketesHALEY 2332
Sustainability & the Modern World I provides an interdisciplinary exploration into the concept of sustainability as theory and practice with a focus on issues related to food and water. The course exposes students to systems of thinking, and invites them to think critically about the interconnectedness of natural, technological, cultural, and economic issues of sustainability. Counts for SUST 2000 and core social science credit. 18074HONR102713Honor Sustainability IMW02:00 PM-03:15 PM27Wayde C MorseHALEY 3195
First year course that introduces new Honors College students to the Honors College and Auburn University and helps students become better informed about its resources and services. Topics include Honors College advising, Study Abroad, Campus Involvement, the Career Center, Academic Support and Study Skills, and many more. This course is for first year honors students only.12548HONR107711Honors Freshman ExplorationM03:00 PM-03:50 PM25Cheyenne E SmithHALEY 2332
First year course that introduces new Honors College students to the Honors College and Auburn University and helps students become better informed about its resources and services. Topics include Honors College advising, Study Abroad, Campus Involvement, the Career Center, Academic Support and Study Skills, and many more. This course is for first year honors students only.13867HONR107721Honors Freshman ExplorationM10:00 AM-10:50 AM25Jessica D FrumHALEY 2332
First year course that introduces new Honors College students to the Honors College and Auburn University and helps students become better informed about its resources and services. Topics include Honors College advising, Study Abroad, Campus Involvement, the Career Center, Academic Support and Study Skills, and many more. This course is for first year honors students only.15242HONR107731Honors Freshman ExplorationW02:00 PM-02:50 PM25Rebecca A ShippenHALEY 2332
First year course that introduces new Honors College students to the Honors College and Auburn University and helps students become better informed about its resources and services. Topics include Honors College advising, Study Abroad, Campus Involvement, the Career Center, Academic Support and Study Skills, and many more. This course is for first year honors students only.18388HONR1077A1Honors Freshman ExplorationT09:30 AM-10:20 AM25Parker G MixonHALEY 3326
Honors Interdisciplinary Exploration (HIE) is a new honors lyceum intending to bring together students and faculty from across Auburn University under the single umbrella of honors education. This is done through a topic-based structure, where every week students will either sit down for a discussion or travel to a field experience with a different instructor to learn about how one topic can be approached by several different fields. Guest professors will come from all of Auburn’s different colleges to provide a true interdisciplinary exploration of a topic. In light of Auburn’s historical relationship with agriculture and new campus initiatives related to food, the inaugural HIE topic will be Food. Students can expect to explore food from many different perspectives including engineering, agriculture, business, psychology, and literature.15407HONR108711Honors Lyceum: Honors Interdisciplinary Exploration: FoodM02:00 PM-02:50 PM30Xaq Z FrohlichHALEY 2124
Transfer Transitions is a course designed for first-semester transfer students and current Auburn students who have recently applied and been accepted to the Honors College. The course introduces new Honors College students to the College and its resources and services.  The goals of Transfer Transitions are to give recent transfer students and current Auburn transitioning students a strong identity within the Honors College by offering information that will help students be successful in the Honors curriculum, building a cohort, and introducing students to opportunities offered to Honors and other high-achieving students on the Auburn campus.14497HONR108731Honors Lyceum: Transfer Transitions_x000D_
W03:00 PM-03:50 PM0Yvette J StoneHALEY 3187
This course is designed for college students to understand the need for maintaining lifestyle of health and wellness. Students will be presented with current research related to health and wellness along with practical opportunities to enhance their relationship with food in college. 13871HONR108751Honors Lyceum: Mindfulness MattersM03:00 PM-03:50 PM30Savannah L WoodallHALEY 2228
Description TBD15493HONR108761Honors Lyceum: Five Capitals CoachingW01:00 PM-01:50 PM12William Walker HALEY 3226
This lyceum introduces students to Economic Development from both a global and local perspective. While broadly exploring the process of improving the well-being of people, the primary focus will be on economics. The course will encourage students to be curious while keeping their heads, look outward, work wisely saving the best, use the human touch to change the world, and have fun through informal discussions.14836HONR108771Honors Lyceum: Economic Development: Local and Global PerspectivesT12:30 PM-01:45 PM30Joseph S JohnsonHALEY 2124
In this Lyceum the speakers will discuss their involvement in research within their particular field. This is a great class to introduce you to research opportunities on Auburn's campus, and explore the different types of research that contributes to our R1 status. 12978HONR1087101Honors Lyceum: Research at Auburn_x000D_
T09:30 AM-10:45 AM25Carrington R ClevengerHALEY 2332
The "Exploring Innovation" Lyceum course will give students a chance to participate in forum discussions on innovation. The course will cover different types of innovation with real-world examples. Students will learn not only how to recognize innovation, but also how to implement innovations themselves. 14837HONR1087111Honors Lyceum: Exploring InnovationR02:00 PM-03:15 PM20Robert M SesekHALEY 3224
This course will introduce visual design and will advance students’ digital creation skills. Students will be able to communicate in a variety of modalities through media production. Using Adobe Creative Cloud applications, which are available to students at no additional cost through Auburn’s Adobe Creative Campus initiative, students will represent a narrative in different modalities such as: an audio podcast using Adobe Audition, a print flyer, digital graphics, and web page using Adobe Creative Cloud Express, and a video using Adobe Premiere Rush. Narratives may include the history of the Honors College, Library Special Collections, or other instructor-approved topics. The digital literacy skills students will learn in this course and demonstrate via a web portfolio have broad applications across all fields of study, empowering students with creative communication skills that will be useful in any career.14845HONR1087121Honors Lyceum: Digital StorytellingW10:00 AM-10:50 AM30Chelsy HooperRBD Library, Library Lab 3011
The "Exploring Innovation" Lyceum course will give students a chance to participate in forum discussions on innovation. The course will cover different types of innovation with real-world examples. Students will learn not only how to recognize innovation, but also how to implement innovations themselves. 14982HONR1087131Honors Lyceum: Exploring InnovationT02:00 PM-03:15 PM20Robert M SesekHALEY 3224
In this Lyceum the speakers will discuss their involvement in research within their particular field. This is a great class to introduce you to research opportunities on Auburn's campus, and explore the different types of research that contributes to our R1 status. 14835HONR1087141Honors Lyceum: Research at AuburnW01:00 PM-01:50 PM20Laura J WhatleyHALEY 3187
In this course students are expected to conduct 15 hours of service and do an in-class presentation on their service experience. This class will meet 4-6 times during the semester, but most of your weekly meeting times will be canceled, allowing for community service time. 15266HONR1087151Honors Lyceum: Service LearningW10:00 AM-10:50 AM30Zachary WerninckHALEY 3228
We often discuss the importance of “leadership” in different contexts. You might be asked to describe your leadership experience in an organization, or to recount a time when you led a team. In the corporate world, success or failure of a team or company is often attributed to how “good” or “bad” the leadership of the group is. But what makes a leader? Are leaders born or made? How do we define “good” and “bad” leadership? In this course, we will explore the foundations of leadership to provide you with the basic tools needed to start on your own leadership journey.12977HONR1087D011Honors Lyceum: Foundations of LeadershipT09:30 AM-10:45 AM25Sean M BittnerTBA
We often discuss the importance of “leadership” in different contexts. You might be asked to describe your leadership experience in an organization, or to recount a time when you led a team. In the corporate world, success or failure of a team or company is often attributed to how “good” or “bad” the leadership of the group is. But what makes a leader? Are leaders born or made? How do we define “good” and “bad” leadership? In this course, we will explore the foundations of leadership to provide you with the basic tools needed to start on your own leadership journey.14393HONR1087D021Honors Lyceum: Foundations of LeadershipT05:00 PM-05:50 PM11Sean M BittnerTBA
This course is a fun and rewarding way to help Freshman Honors students AND give back to the Honors College. Peer Instructors are assigned to one of the Freshman Exploration sections. Interested in being a peer instructor? Applications will be open October 18-November 15 and are found online at https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_er4XL0XuRgd2xTv  Questions can be sent to Jessica Frum jdf0082@auburn.edu17186HONR1087D031Honors Lyceum: Peer Instructors _x000D_
Honors Lyceum: Peer Instructors
TBA0Jessica D FrumTBA
Students attend 10 approved events held around Auburn’s campus or virtually and submit short summaries of their experience online.  Events include research presentations, film screenings, academic seminars, plays, music concerts, lectures, Career Center workshops, etc. 12880HONR207711Honors ForumTBA81Krista A GrantTBA
Students attend 10 approved events held around Auburn’s campus and submit short summaries of their experience online.  Events include research presentations, film screenings, academic seminars, plays, music concerts, lectures, Career Center workshops, etc. 12941HONR207721Honors ForumTBA80Krista A GrantTBA
The First 1,000 Days by Roger Thurow 12951HONR208711Honors Book Club: The First 1,000 Days_x000D_
T02:00 PM-03:15 PM15Roger G ThurowHALEY 3110
Since the term was coined in 1992, the final girl trope has permeated our pop culture understanding of horror. While it may now be considered a stereotype, the final girl trope opens up a broader conversation about gender within the genre of horror. In literature, women have historically had a surprising amount of agency and influence in horror compared to other genres (think Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the gothic horror of the Bronte sisters, and the influential works of Agatha Christie and Shirley Jackson). It is interesting that the same genre that often depicts helpless women victimized by violence also represents some of the boldest displays of female protagonists seen in literature and pop culture—female protagonists with their own rich stories of empowerment. This course will discuss how gender influences horror as a genre in literature and popular culture, both from the male and female perspective, and how the trope of the final girl has evolved over time. Should we dismiss horror as vapid, gory entertainment, or is there an argument for it being a pioneer in introducing female agency to the mainstream? Please note: The readings in this course deal with adult themes, including violence and gore. 13149HONR208721Honors Book Club: Gender and Horror’s Final GirlW02:00 PM-02:50 PM15Yvette J StoneHALEY 3110
14107HONR208731Honors Book Club: Self-Discovery through the EnneagramMR01:00 PM-01:50 PM15Ruthanna B SpiersTBA
"Righteous Dopefiend" by Jeff Schonberg and Philippe Bourgois13666HONR208741Honors Book Club: Love, Drugs, and Survival: Social Dimensions of Psychological Well-BeingR04:00 PM-04:50 PM15Nathaniel A MaddoxHALEY 3110
Peter Manseau, One Nation, Under Gods: A New American History (Back Bay Books, 2016) ISBN: 0316100013, Kristen Kobez DuMez, Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation (Liveright, 2020) ISBN: 163149905X, and Kevin Kruse, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America (Basic, 2016) ISBN: 046509741314340HONR208751Honors Book Club: One Nation Under GodsF10:00 AM-10:50 AM15Charles A IsraelHALEY 3110
“Toy Box Leadership: Leadership Lessons from the Toys You Loved as a Child” by Ron Hunter and Michael Waddell, “Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney” by Lee Cockerell, and “Turn the Ship Around: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders” by L. David Marquet14341HONR208761Honors Book Club:Toy Box Leadership: Leadership Lessons from the Toys You Loved as a ChildW03:00 PM-03:50 PM12Whitney R ComerHALEY 3106
"Notes on an Execution" by Danya Kukafka Please note: The readings in this course deal with adult themes, including graphic depictions of domestic abuse and murder. 14392HONR208771Honors Book Club: Crime Junkie: Popular Culture’s Obsession with True CrimeW10:00 AM-10:50 AM15Rebecca A ShippenHALEY 3110
Readings selected by students at the start of the semester14496HONR208781Honors Book ClubM03:30 PM-04:30 PM12David E HouselTBA
Reading TBD16958HONR208791Honors Book ClubM11:00 AM-11:50 AM15Norman H GodwinTBA
Start With Why by Simon Sinek18603HONR2087101Honors Book Club: Start With WhyM10:00 AM-10:50 AM15Patrick GeorgeHALEY 3187
This is a course that fills a need for Honors students to receive a broad instruction to both STEM and Humanities research methodologies to prepare them for future research endeavors. This course is open for all honors students but is required for students pursuing Honors Research Scholar or University Honors Research Scholar.15369HONR209713Honors Research MethodsMWF09:00 AM-09:50 AM18Alicia L KrztonRBD Classroom
Additive manufacturing, or 3d printing, has been gaining popularity since it was first conceived nearly 50 years ago. Technology has progressed to the point where small and portable units are affordable to nearly any consumer. Through a combination of lecture, article discussion and a term project, this course aims to teach the history of 3d printing over the last 50 years with a focus on modern advancements, media perception, and use in popular culture.12509HONR300723Honors Seminar: 3D PrintingMWF09:00 AM-09:50 AM15Scott D SilvisHALEY 3106
This course will prepare students to make more informed job/career decisions and strategies. They will participate in a comprehensive assessment to identify their “motivated” abilities. Using these insights, students will learn about “Goodness of Fit” and how to match their talents to the critical motivations required for both performance and satisfaction in their chosen job/career. Participants will be guided in developing long-term goals, short-term plans, job interviewing skills, mentorship relationships, and co-curricular learning opportunities.14337HONR300753Honors Seminar: Career Planning: Be the Best YouTR02:00 PM-03:15 PM15Joseph S JohnsonHALEY 2468
Popular culture—our “whole way of life” and “everydayness”—including all mass media, is the major cultural environment which almost all individuals can relate to and have experienced during the twentieth-plus century. Consequently, our cultural heritage, orientation and individual and collective cultural identity are vitally linked to and shaped by popular culture.  This course is designed to facilitate the recognition, understanding, utilization, and appreciation of the basic theories, approaches, concepts, and issues within popular culture, and their critical connections to the various communication processes.  Particular emphasis will be placed on identification and analysis of materials and texts which largely define the people, places and things that are a composite of contemporary American culture as they are presented as meaningful texts within radio, television, film, music, and advertising.14338HONR300763Honors Seminar: Pop CultureMW02:00 PM-03:15 PM15George M PlasketesHALEY 2468
The goal of the seminar is to provide an opportunity for Honors College students to support their peers on their journey toward academic success. Academic coaches provide tutoring and mentoring to fellow Honors students in a variety of subject-specific courses. Students in the course are responsible for hosting weekly coaching sessions and should be prepared to help students in their given subjects by reviewing the course material, preparing additional study materials, and serving as a mentor for Honors students attending sessions. Apply to be a coach through the link by Friday,November 11: https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9mlsUFcvNL9g8EB14339HONR300773Honors Seminar: Peer CoachesTBA0Yvette J StoneTBA
From Bob Dylan to Bob Marley, songwriters and musicians have long understood the ability of music to make change in the world. Music is power: it can heal, motivate, inspire and elevate the human experience. This course will help us better understand how music is a driving force in the world.17277HONR3007113Honors Seminar: The Power of Music (To Influence and Make Change)TR11:00 AM-12:15 PM15Jennifer D BohlerHALEY 3110
Throughout history, people with disabilities have been discriminated against and marginalized. Students in this course will gain an awareness of barriers faced by people with disabilities and seek solutions to alleviate these problems.17257HONR3007D013Honors Seminar: Disabilities All Around UsR05:00 PM-07:30 PM15Heidi B WrightTBA
Students will learn how creative principles are used to innovate in any business or discipline. This course will explore innovative individuals and businesses that have influenced their fields by the use of creative practice. The creative principles that drive innovation will be explored in depth and many examples of these creative principles will be explored.18332HONR3007EA13Honors Seminar: The Business of Creativity and InnovationTR12:30 PM-01:45 PM15Christopher J QuallsHALEY 2468
Honors departmenal permission needed to register. For more infomration contact Whitney Comer wrc0024@auburn.edu. 16258HONR308713Honors Study & Travel: London and ParisM04:00 PM-04:50 PM0Whitney R ComerHALEY 2226
Honors departmenal permission needed to register. For more infomration contact Whitney Comer wrc0024@auburn.edu. 16259HONR308723Honors Study & Travel: CubaT12:30 PM-01:20 PM0Tiffany A SippialHALEY 3218
This course will expose students to hands-on research experience on several cutting-edge biomedical research techniques including cell culture, transfection, site-directed mutagenesis, ligand binding assay, confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, western blotting, and radioimmunoassay.13150HONR398723Honors Research Seminar: Genomics and Personalized MedicineM02:00 PM-04:30 PM8Ya-Xiong TaoTBA
In this course, we will share a broad foundation of health issues in children and adolescents with an emphasis on psychosocial and behavioral development. We aim to educate tomorrow’s leaders with a guided study of child and adolescent health and wellbeing. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with important areas in school or community environments including, but not limited to, nutritional health, physical activity, respiratory health, oral health, and mental health. We will pay close attention to social determinants of health with the significance of family and community impact on children and adolescents. Lastly, we will explore relationships between human behaviors and health, and examine the effects of interventions on health outcomes.14394HONR398733Honors Research Seminar: Health for Children and AdolescentR02:00 PM-04:30 PM15Linda M Gibson-YoungTBA
The George Eliot Archive digital project is seeking undergraduate research assistants for the 2021-22 academic year and beyond. The ideal candidates will be high-achieving, self-motivated juniors with an interest in at least one of the following: literary studies, digital humanities, non-profit organization promotion, scholarly publishing, open-source software, and the open access movement. Editorial Assistants (also classified as Undergraduate Research Assistants) will gain excellent experience managing and expanding content for three simple, related websites: the George Eliot Review Online, https://GeorgeEliotReview.org/, George Eliot Scholars, https://GeorgeEliotScholars.org, and the George Eliot Archive, http://GeorgeEliotArchive.org. No programming or digital project experience is necessary. 15631HONR398763Honors Research Seminar: Methods in Digital HumanitiesR03:30 PM-04:45 PM10Beverley D RilettTBA
The students will be trained to identify the lacuna / gap in the current research literature associated with an etiopathology of a neurological disease and the pertinent requirement for a new prophylactic or therapeutic drug therapy. Open to all majors. Research focus can be customized to interest and career goals.15402HONR398753Honors Research Seminar: Natural Products & its impact on drug discovery for animal & human wellnessT03:00 PM-05:00 PM18Muralikrishnan DhanasekaranHALEY 3187

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