General Education Honors Program

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    GE Honors Program

General Education Honors Program

Program Description


The University Honors Program in General Education offers high achieving CSU Northridge students a diverse, enriched academic experience in General Education that promotes the fullest development of your academic potential.

As a General Education Honors student, you enroll in special sections of GE courses taught by outstanding Northridge faculty. GE Honors Courses are engaging, challenging and fun. They satisfy required areas of the University's General Education Program - and for each GE Honors course you complete, you receive a special designation on your transcript. In addition, if you meet certain requirements, you will be awarded a General Education Honors Certificate at the time of graduation.

DirectorDr. Beth Wightman

Office Hours: Dr. Wightman has drop-in hours on Wednesdays, from 11 AM to 2 PM in Sierra Tower, room 731. To make an appointment, please e-mail her at

Program Assistant: Karissa Masmela

Please note: For currently accepted/enrolled GE Honors students, permission numbers are not necessary to enroll in HON courses. 


Spring 2016 Schedule

CourseTitleTimeClass #GE Section
COMS 151/L HONFundamentals of Public Speaking
MW 8:00-9:15 AM


Basic Skills (Oral Communication)
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
TR 9:30-10:45 AM


Basic Skills (Oral Communication)
TH 111HONActors and Acting
Fr 2:00-4:45 PM


Arts and Humanities
POLS 155HONAmerican Political Institutions
TR 12:30-1:45 PM


Title V
Temples, Tombs, and Treasures
MW 12:30-1:45 PM


Social Sciences
PHIL 200HONCritical Reasoning
MW 11:00-12:15 PM


Basic Skills (Critical Thinking)
HIST 370 HONProblems in American History to 1865
TR 12:30-1:45 PM


Title V