Taught By: Michael StoeltznerThe scientific developments of the past 200 years have shown us that chance can be tamed by numbers and that randomness can create order.
The Honors College offers a wide variety of courses for students--almost 600 courses every year. Current and previous course examples are described below. Find a complete list of current courses here.
Taught By: Margaret HouckThis course introduces students to philosophical themes in ethics and aesthetics. In aesthetics, we examine the nature of art and craft and relate the work of knitting to both.
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: 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.