• Honors

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    To be eligible for honors courses, a student must have Deans List status or, in the case of first-year students, have a minimum high school average of 90 and a minimum SAT score of 1200.  In general, honors courses are more rigorous and/or advanced than regular courses and have the following characteristics:

    • Involve a critical investigation of primary sources
    • Make use of and/or demonstrate current methods of field inquiry
    • Entail a heavy writing component (not merely summary thinking)
    • Stress analysis and original thinking
    • Require students to revise and re-write essays and/or other major assignments
    • Emphasize library and lab work
    • Deal with and/or encompass relevant theoretical issues
    • Require students to engage in independent research work

    Fall 2015 Courses:

    ARTS 1050H- Introduction to Art

    ARTS 1637H- NYC Architecture & Urban Design

    ARTS 1973H- Topics: Rembrandt and the Jews

    BIBL 1087H- Biblical Exegetes I: Rashbam

    BIBLE 1088H- Biblical Exegetes II  

    BIOL 1011H- Biology Principles 

    BIOL 1367H- Biochemistry Lecture

    BIOL 3207H- Cell Biology

    BIOL 3230H- Immunology

    CHEM 1045C- General Chemistry Lecture

    CHEM 1376H- Biochemistry Lecture

    CHEM 1377H- Biochemistry Lab

    ENGL 1200H- Freshman Honors Seminar

    ENGL 2925H- Topics: Shakespeare and Politics  

    HIST 2914H- History of Emotions

    JHIS 1327H- The Tosafists  

    JUDS 1448H- Women in Jewish Law

    JUDS 1845H- Advanced Talmud

    JUDS 4931H- Topics: Rembrandt and the Jews

    POLI 2498H- Topics: Shakespeare and Politics

    PSYC 3214H- Research Seminar I


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