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General Education Honors Program

CSU Honors Conference 2018

CSU HONORS IS 15!

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, April 6 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.

FALL 2018 Schedule

CourseTitleTimeClass #GE Section
COMP 100HONComputers: Their Impact & UseTuTh 11:00AM-12:15PM 

16480

Lifelong Learning
RS 100HONIntroduction to Religious StudiesMonWed 2:00PM-3:15PM

15296

Arts and Humanities
POLS 155HONAmerican Poltical InstitutionsFr 8:00AM-10:45AM

13047

Title V

ENGL 115HON

Approaches to University WritingTuTh 2:00PM-3:15PM

14660

Basic Skills (Analytical Reading + Writing)
ENGL 115HONApproaches to University WritingMonWed 9:30AM-10:45PM

14690

Basic Skills (Analytical Reading + Writing)

ENGL 115HONApproaches to University WritingMonWed 9:30AM-10:45PM

15128

Basic Skills (Analytical Reading + Writing)

UNIV 100HONFreshmen SeminarMonWed 9:30AM-10:45AM 

19927

Lifelong Learning
UNIV 100HONFreshmen SeminarMonWed 12:30PM-1:45PM 

19962

Lifelong Learning

UNIV 100HON

Freshmen SeminarMonWed 12:30PM-1:45PM

20144

Lifelong Learning

COMS 151HON/HL

(HYBRID)

Fundamentals of Public Speaking and Lab

MonWed 11:00AM-11:50AM

MonWed 11:50AM-12:15PM

11741 (Lecture)

11743 (Lab)

Basic Skills (Oral Communication)

COMS 151HON/HL

(HYBRID)

Fundamentals of Public Speaking and Lab

TuTh 9:30AM-10:20AM

TuTh 10:20AM-10:45AM

11742 (Lecture)

11744 (Lab)

Basic Skills (Oral Communication)

HIST 370HON

Problems in American History to 1865

TuTh 12:30PM-1:45pm

13150

Title V
MATH 131HON Math Ideas TuTh 9:30AM-10:45AM20749 

 

Basic Skills (Mathematics)

 

 

 

SPRING 2018 Schedule

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

TuTh 11:00am-12:15am

20313

Lifelong Learning
PHIL 200HONCritical Reasoning

MonWed 2:00pm-3:15pm

14806

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

TuTh 12:30pm-1:45pm

13046

Title V
ENGL 255HONIntroduction to Literature

TuTh 2:00pm-3:15pm

14636

Arts and Humanities

ENGL 313HON

Studies in Popular Culture

Tu 4:00pm-6:45pm

20358

Lifelong Learning
MATH 131HONMath Ideas

TuTh 9:30am-10:45am

20316

Basic Skills (Mathematics)

COMS 151HON/HL

Fundamentals of Public Speaking & Lab

MonWed 11:00am-11:50am

MonWed 11:50am-12:15pm

10838 (Lecture)

10839 (Lab)

Basic Skills (Oral Communication)

COMS 151HON/HL

Fundamentals of Public Speaking & Lab

TuTh 12:30pm-1:20pm

TuTh 1:20pm-1:45pm

11319 (Lecture)

11320 (Lab)

Basic Skills (Oral Communication)

COMS 151HON/HL

Fundamentals of Public Speaking & Lab

TuTh 9:30am-10:20am

TuTh 10:20am-10:45am

11683 (Lecture)

11685 (Lab)

Basic Skills (Oral Communication)

POLS 155HON

American Political Institutions

TuTh 12:30pm-1:45pm

13113

Title V