All of the courses below are pre-approved to meet the second term of the Honors Texts and Ideas requirement. All of these courses will count towards the eight Honors courses that are to be taken in the first two years. To have “Honors” posted on your transcript for any of these courses, you must also complete an Honors conversion project. Please see your advisor for more details. If a course listed below is cross-listed with another department, you may take the course under any number that is convenient for you; the other numbers are not listed here but are listed in the course guide online.
You may meet the T&I 2 requirement with a course that is not on this list, if that course engages serious literature in more than one genre, by more than one author, across a significant span of time, or offers breadth and depth in the study of literature in some other way. If you would like to fulfill this requirement with a course that is not on this list, email Dr. Wessel Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the details of the course, and your statement about why it should meet T&I 2.
AAPTIS 383 Arab-Israeli Conflict in Lit Carol Bardenstein
AAS 346 Literature in African History Derek Peterson
ACABS 260 Mythology of the Ancient Near East Gary Beckman
ACABS 270 Intro to Rabbinic Lit Yaron Eliav
Asian 223 Krishna Speaks: Bhagavad-Gita Madhav Deshpande
Asian 256 Great Books of Asia Christi Merrill et al.
Asian 364 The Development of Chinese Fiction David Rolston
Comp Lit 340 Travels to Greece Artemis Leontis
Comp Lit 382 Women in Classical Myth Tatjana Aleksic
English 298.006 only Intro to Lit Studies Scott Lyons
English 360 The Rise of the Novel Lincoln Faller
English 367 Shakespeare’s Plays: Elizabethan Years Steve Mullaney
History of Art 352 Art & Philosophy in the Renaissance Tradition Thomas Willette
Philosophy 388 History of Philosophy: Ancient Matthew Evans
RC Hums 372 The Subject in the Aftermath of Revolution Cynthia Sowers
Russian 347 Survey of Russian Literature Sofya Khagi
Slavic 225 Arts & Cultures of Central Europe Herbert Eagle et al.
We encourage you, if you have sufficient expertise in a foreign language, to meet the T&I 2 requirement through a literature course taught in that language. To that end, we have pre-approved a number of courses in popular languages to meet this requirement. If your language is not represented on this list, please speak with Dr. Wessel Walker about the course you want to take in your language.
French 270.007 France’s Orient Jarrod Hayes
French 274.001 France and the New World George Hoffmann
French 368 Enlightenment, Revolution, Romanticism William Paulson
Spanish 371 Survey of Spanish Lit I
Spanish 372 Survey of Spanish Lit II
Spanish 381 Survey of Latin American Lit I