Franke Honors Degree, Minor, and Certificate Courses

These courses fulfill requirements for our unique Franke Honors academic programs

Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation (BCII) and Minor in Creative intelligence and Innovation (CII)

HNRS 270-1: Problems to Possibilities

Instructor: Caitlyn Hall
MWF | 3:00 - 5:00 PM | Hybrid (Live and In-person)
First seven weeks (January 10 - March 1)

Evaluate and analyze complex problems through a variety of lenses and present solutions to them.

HNRS 271-1: Creative Practice and Methods

Instructor: Caitlyn Hall
MWF | 3:00 - 5:00 PM | Hybrid (Live Online and In-person)
Second seven weeks (March 11 - May 21)

Explore creative approaches to solving complex problems.

Health and Human Values (HHV)

HNRS 250: Methods in Health and Human Values

Instructor: Victor Braitberg and Hester Oberman
MW | 12:30 - 1:45 PM
An introduction to an interdisciplinary approach to medicine through the humanities, behavioral and social sciences.


HNRS 395M-1: How Do We Tell the Story of the Body?

Instructor: Claire McLane
MW | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 

Explore creative approaches to telling the story of the body, health, and illness.

HNRS 302: Modern Art and Mental Illness

Instructor: Patrick Baliani
Tues/Thurs | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 

Investigate the portrayal of mental illness through modern art and what it reveals to us about it.

Future Earth Resilience

170A: Sensing Our Environment

Instructor: Joost van Haren
9:30 - 10:45 AM | Tues & Thurs

Reconnect with the natural world around you to deepen an understanding and appreciation for the environment and build ideas to sustain and support landscapes and ecosystems.

Honors Civic Leadership Certificate

HNRS 335: Leadership, Advocacy, and Building Community

Instructor: Nadia Alvarez Mexia
MW | 12:30 - 1:45 PM 

Work with a non-profit organization to grow your leadership skills and learn about how community and local change occurs.

HNRS 336: Leadership in Organizations

Instructor: Erin Paradis
MW | 9:30 - 10:45 AM

Learn about what makes leaders most effective in organizational settings.