HONORS 392-4001 Exploring Japan through Historical Fiction
Class # 40361, ONLINE, Shelton Woods
This class will study Japan’s history through the means of three beautifully-written historical fiction novels: Silence by Shusaku Endo, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell, and Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden. Students will enjoy a fascinating journey through Japan’s past through historical fiction taught by a historian of Japanese history.
HONORS 392-4002 Greek Mythology
Class # 41673, ONLINE, Annal Frenz
Many of us have at least a passing familiarity with Greek myths, but in this online course you’ll be able to go beyond simply enjoying the stories. We’ll look at what makes a myth, who makes a myth, and why mythology is so enduring.
HONORS 397-001 Outdoor Leadership
Class # 41772, MoTuWeTh 9:00-11:45am, Honors College Rm 167, Chris Hyer
This class will explore the field of outdoor education and leadership through participation in a seven-day Whitewater Rafting expedition on the Lower Salmon River. Emphasis will be placed on developing leadership, teaching, judgement, and decision-making skills while incorporating the principles of wilderness ethics, land stewardship, and effective group dynamics through minimal environmental and social impact to the river. A course fee of $550 will cover Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification, transportation, gear, and food for the Lower Salmon rafting trip. The trip will take place Friday, July 21, 2023 – Thursday, July 27, 2023.
*NOTES: This course will fulfill one HONORS 392.