Taught By: Margaret HouckThis course will introduce students to philosophical themes in ethics and aesthetics. In aesthetics, we will examine the nature of art and craft and relate the work of knitting to both.
The Honors College offers a wide variety of courses for students--almost 600 courses every year. Current and previous course examples are described below.
Taught By: Paula FeldmanLiterary annuals played a significant but still largely undocumented role in the popular culture of early and mid-nineteenth century Britain and America. Using the unusually large and diverse collection in the Thomas Cooper Library as our chief resource, students will conduct original research and will publish their work in a digital archive, which they help to design, sponsored by USC Digital Collections.
Taught By: Ed Munn SanchezFrom Shakespeare to today we are deeply concerned with being true to ourselves. But what can this mean? How is it that we are creatures that cannot be true to ourselves? And what does all of this have to do with living well?
Taught By: Ran Henry“The games of every culture hold up a mirror to the culture,” contends media analyst Marshall McLuhan. What attributes revered by our culture empower Gamecocks on all the fields of life? Football Writing is a narrative non-fiction workshop designed to enhance writing skills and unleash the power of storytelling.
Taught By: Gordon B. SmithA major challenge confronting the U.S. and other international actors in transitional, fragile and post-conflict states is the creation of legal institutions for insuring order, preventing crime, and dispensing justice.