WSUN - WSU First-Year Seminar: Honors

WSUN 102A.  First-Year Seminar: Honors Election   (3).

General education social and behavioral sciences introductory course. Examines current presidential and congressional elections as examples of democracy and citizen engagement. Studies the election from the perspective of political science scholarship, and from the perspective of citizen involvement. Students learn how the contemporary election process functions, why it matters, and consider what the results mean for the United States and the broader world. Topic is the foundation for engagement with the learning environment of Wichita State University, the community in which we live, and the journey toward graduation and personal development.

WSUN 102C.  First-Year Seminar: Honors Creative Discovery   (3).

General education fine arts introductory course. Based on the concept that all humans are creative beings who are involved in the creative process. Explores this concept through creative exercises inspired by the core text, Discovering the Creative Impulse by Harold Popp. Students review creative processes and products with an eye to the uniqueness of human needs, drives and activities. Diverse perspectives are integral to the creative endeavor not only in art and in science, but across disciplines, cultures, ages and experiences. Fulfills a general education introductory course in the fine arts and an honors seminar requirement. Course includes diversity content. Prerequisite: honors student or permission of the Cohen Honors College.

WSUN 102D.  First-Year Seminar: Honors Discovering Humanity   (3).

General education humanities introductory course. Devoted to discovering humanity by placing personal and fictional narratives about justice, anger and identity in dialogue with classic texts and historical contexts. Students begin and end the semester by writing a personal statement and, throughout the semester, engage in service learning, library research, and various strategies for academic success. Fulfills a general education introductory course in the humanities and an honors seminar requirement. Course includes diversity content. Prerequisite: honors student or permission of the Cohen Honors College.