Honors (HNRS)

HNRS 4954 Independent Study — 4 credits

HNRS 4970 Senior Honors Project — 4 credits

The senior honors project is a major piece of research or creative work, which is publicly presented. The project is independently designed in close consultation with a faculty advisor and faculty committee and can be within the major field or combine several disciplines. Students have conducted original research in a range of disciplines, composed music, written plays and choreographed dance performances. The title of the senior project is written on your official transcript. Students register for HNRS 4970 the semester before they plan to graduate.
Prerequisite: St. Catherine University Honors Program students only.

HNRS 4990 Honors Seminar — 4 credits

Seminars have an interdisciplinary, liberal arts focus and are team taught. Class size is limited and relies heavily on student discussion. Honors seminar topics have included women’s health issues, images of African Americans in popular culture, Mary, Queen of Scots, and the making and meaning of comedy. One honors seminar can be used to fulfill two liberal arts core requirements. Additional honors seminars fulfill one liberal arts core requirement. An honors student is required to take at least two honors seminars. Offered each semester.
Prerequisite: Antonian Scholar Honors Program students only.