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General Education Honors Program

CSU Honors Conference 2018


The CSU Honors Conference brings together honors students throughout the CSU to present their research and meet students from other CHU honors programs. This year, the annual California State University Honors Conference celebrates its 15th birthday on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21, 2018, at CSU Northridge. 

The CSUN General Education Honors program welcomes everyone to this year’s conference with a birthday party Friday night. Saturday, the more formal program of papers and poster presentations will take place from 9:30-4. 

Please register and submit paper and poster presentations here by Friday, March 23 at 9pm. All submissions must first be approved by your campus honors director. Submissions for the Flachmann award must be uploaded here by Friday, March 30 at 9pm. 

All information regarding the event, including registration, can be found HERE.

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.

Director: Dr. Beth Wightman

Office Hours (no appointment necessary):

Tuesdays, 2:00-4:00PM at Sierra Tower 731

Wednesdays, 10:00AM-12:00PM at Sierra Hall 422

Also by appointment. Please e-mail Dr. Wightman at to make an appointment. 

Program Assistant: Alice Sarkisyan 

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

SPRING 2018 Schedule

CourseTitleTimeClass #GE Section
COMP 100HONComputers: Their Impact & Their Use

TuTh 11:00am-12:15am


Lifelong Learning
PHIL 200HONCritical Reasoning

MonWed 2:00pm-3:15pm


Basic Skills (Critical Thinking)
HIST 370HONProblems in American History to 1865

TuTh 12:30pm-1:45pm


Title V
ENGL 255HONIntroduction to Literature

TuTh 2:00pm-3:15pm


Arts and Humanities


Studies in Popular Culture

Tu 4:00pm-6:45pm


Lifelong Learning
MATH 131HONMath Ideas

TuTh 9:30am-10:45am


Basic Skills (Mathematics)


Fundamentals of Public Speaking & Lab

MonWed 11:00am-11:50am

MonWed 11:50am-12:15pm

10838 (Lecture)

10839 (Lab)

Basic Skills (Oral Communication)


Fundamentals of Public Speaking & Lab

TuTh 12:30pm-1:20pm

TuTh 1:20pm-1:45pm

11319 (Lecture)

11320 (Lab)

Basic Skills (Oral Communication)


Fundamentals of Public Speaking & Lab

TuTh 9:30am-10:20am

TuTh 10:20am-10:45am

11683 (Lecture)

11685 (Lab)

Basic Skills (Oral Communication)


American Political Institutions

TuTh 12:30pm-1:45pm


Title V