Welcome to your first course as an honors student. You have chosen to be a member of the Robert E. Cook Honors College, and your choice indicates to us that you are serious and highly motivated as you enter this course. We expect that you will be willing to commit the time and mental energy to do your very best on each assignment, and we expect that you will attend class regularly and participate eagerly. For our part, we will do everything we can to challenge you and to help you succeed.
This course introduces you to major works of literature and art; to major ideas in history, philosophy, literature, and the fine arts, as well as to critical-thinking skills used in reading, writing, and discussion in an interdisciplinary, synthetic, and interactive pedagogical environment.