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Current Courses

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Each year, Clarkson professors propose exciting new course topics for the Honors Program curriculum. Below are the current courses for the 2012-13 academic year. Click on each course title to download the syllabus.

First-Year Courses

Fall

  • HP100/102: The Social and Ethical Implications of Research with Professor Gary Kelly
  • HP100 LAB: Honors Matlab Module with TAs Joe Quinzi and James Elmer
Spring
  • HP101/103: Investigating Social Problems with Professor Gary Kelly
  • HP101 LAB: MatLab with TAs Joe Quinzi and James Elmer

Sophomore-Year Courses

Fall

The challenge of the Sophomore Problem in 2013-2014 is to team up with the Village and Town of Massena to examine the various possibilities regarding the breached weir and surrounding waterfront property that will provide a blueprint for downtown Massena redevelopment.

  • HP200: Honors Sophomore Course with Professors Brenda Kozsan, Marshall Issen, Martin Heintzelman, Chris Robinson, Ian Knack, Tom Langen and Bill Olsen
  • HP201Honors Sophomore Course with Professors Brenda Kozsan, Marshall Issen, Martin Heintzelman, Chris Robinson, Ian Knack, Tom Langen and Bill Olsen

Junior-Year Courses

Fall

Spring

Senior-Year Courses

Fall

Spring

Honors Course Group

Honors introduced me to situations and questions completely out of my field - chaos theory, particle science, Internet politics, and policy-making to name a few.

- Michelle Gauger '01, Ph.D. student in Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina

 

Honors gave me the opportunity to think, discuss and be creative in an environment where these things were not only welcome, but expected

- Scott Levasseur '01, Engineer, ExxonMobil