Honors Courses


This course is intended to meet the requirements of UNIV 1001 and provide Bumpers College Honors students with an overview of the Honors Program as well as provide insight into research and creative project development and expectations.

 

This course offers a synthesis level learning opportunity. Course will include creative process, ethics, proposal writing, literature review, experimental design, scientific theory and methods, data collection, statistics, budget, and summary. Students will draw on their background and presentations to create written proposals.

 

Available: (Irregular)

 Variable credit, 6 credit hours required to graduate. Available: (Fall, Spring, Summer)
Select mentor and Honors Thesis committee.
Research/Creative endeavor proposal.
Conduct research or creative endeavor.
Write and defend Honors Thesis. Do not sign up for last Honors Thesis credit hour until the semester when you will defend and complete your Honors Thesis.
Enrollment is by permission only.
      
 
 

Introduction to agricultural economics, including a survey of the role and characteristics of agriculture businesses in our economic system. Basic economic concepts concerning price determination, profit maximization, and resource use are emphasized. Available: (Spring, Fall)

 

An introductory, issues-oriented course in the economics of the environment and how society makes decisions about environmental quality. The environmental issues important to the State of Arkansas and the United States will be emphasized. Available: (Spring)

 
 

An Introduction to the basic principles of leadership, with emphasis on practical strategies on becoming better leaders. Available: (Spring)

 

Course content focuses on evaluating the merit of published research articles and designing an experiment in the social sciences. Students will identify a problem in their own career field or personal interests to be addressed through an experiment. (Spring)

 
Course content focuses on the biological sciences associated with the modern systems of care and management of livestock. Foundation sciences include topics in genetics, growth, development, physiology, nutrition, animal health, and environmental behavior. Available: (Spring, Fall)
 
 

Laboratory, field trip, and discussion sessions covering the concepts and information allowing students to critically evaluate environmental issues. Topics will include: laboratory safety, recycling, composting, geographic information systems, soil testing, water quality, hazardous wastes, waste disposal, wetlands, wastewater treatment, and sustainable food systems. Available: (Spring, Fall)

 

Laboratory, field  trip, and discussion sessions covering the concepts and information allowing students to critically evaluate environmental issues. Topics will include: laboratory safety, recycling, composting, geographic information systems, soil testing, water quality, hazardous wastes, waste disposal, wetlands, wastewater treatment, and sustainable food systems. Available: (Spring, Summer)

 
The functions of food, body processes, optimum diets in relation to health and physical fitness.  Available: (Spring, Fall) 
 
 

The origin of dress, evolution of fashion as an economic identifier, the sociological aspects of clothing in various cultures. Available: (Spring, Fall)

 

A study of the product development used in the industry for a career in fashion merchandising. Available: (Spring, Fall)

 

This course examines design, production, distribution, and retailing of fashion goods from couture fashion to mass markets. Available: (Spring, Summer)

 A broad overview of the physical, psychological and social development of the individual from conception until death. Emphasis is on individual development in the family context. Available: (Spring, Fall)
Courtship, Marriage, and parenthood in the United States, with attention to cultural and psychological factors which affect relations among family members. Available: (Spring, Fall)
 
Course content focuses on the biological sciences associated with the modern systems of care and management of livestock. Foundation sciences include topics in genetics, growth, development, physiology, nutrition, animal health, and environmental behavior. Available: (Spring, Fall)