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Honors Freshman Seminars

The UB Honors Freshman Seminar is the entryway to your UB education within the Honors College. Small in size and centered around critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and reflective discussion, you learn from distinguished faculty how to meet and manage the rigorous academic demands of our world-class university.

The following 3-credit Honors Seminars are being offered in fall 2019 for first-year Honors Scholars not majoring in Engineering, Architecture, or Computer Science:

  • AMS 199: New World Imaginaries, Alyssa Mt. Pleasant
  • GEO 199: Slums of the World’s Megacities, Nicholas Lustig
  • HIS 199: The Social and Cultures History of Soccer, Camilo Trumper
  • RLL 199: From Thought to Action: Global Perspectives, Colleen Culleton
  • RLL 199: Modern Visionaries & Outcasts, Maria Fernanda Negrete
  • SOC 199: What is "Normal"? Deviance, Disability, and Sexuality, Erin Hatton
  • TH 199: Sensory Stimulation & Overload in Theatre, Lindsay Hunter

The following one-credit Honors Seminars are being offered in fall 2019 for first-year Honors Scholars majoring in Engineering, Architecture, or Computer Science, who will also be required to take EAS 199, AED 199, or CSE 199:

  • HON 214: Empathizing with Empathy, Erica Goddard
  • HON 214: Freedom of Speech and Expression in the Supreme Court, David Gerber
  • HON 214: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Computing in Society, Atri Rudra
  • HON 214; Housing Conditions in Buffalo for Our Poorest Residents, Henry Nowak
  • HON 214: The Leader in You: Understanding Yourself and Others, Dorothy Siaw-Asamoah
  • HON 214: Marketing Yourself: How to Tell Your Story Uniquely, Marc Adler

Please email the Honors College if you have any questions regarding Honors Seminars.

Last updated: November 13, 2019 11:49 am EST