Special Topics Franke Honors Courses

These close-knit courses will challenge you to take your work to the next level. 395A-1 fulfills the Honors Seminar requirement, and 395M-1 can be taken by any student but fulfills an HHV elective requirement. 

HNRS 395A-1: Southwest Scholars Sections

Instructor: Claire McLane
W | 11:00 - 11:50 AM
1 Unit

This generative, discussion-based course will explore the multi-faceted meanings the desert, in particular the Sonoran Desert, can represent through written and visual storytelling.


HNRS 208H-1: Public Writing: Race, Class, and Gender on the American Stage

Instructor: Patrick Baliani
MW | 1:00 - 2:15 PM 
3 Units

Race, class and gender are explored through American theater in this Calderwood Seminar. Improve your writing while collaborating with professionals and discussing, reading and experiencing theatrical works.

HNRS 395M-1: Medicine, Spirituality, and Healing: The Rise and Limits of the Biomedical Scientific Program

Instructor: Hester Oberman
MW | 1:00 - 2:15 PM
3 Unit, Fulfills HHV Elective Requirement

Examine the history and evolution of medicine from Shamans to healthcare practioners in this interdisciplinary seminar.