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The S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program

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To be eligible for honors courses, a student must have Deans List status or, in the case of first-year students, have a minimum high school average of 90 and a minimum SAT score of 1200.  In general, honors courses are more rigorous and/or advanced than regular courses and have the following characteristics:

  • Involve a critical investigation of primary sources
  • Make use of and/or demonstrate current methods of field inquiry
  • Entail a heavy writing component (not merely summary thinking)
  • Stress analysis and original thinking
  • Require students to revise and re-write essays and/or other major assignments
  • Emphasize library and lab work
  • Deal with and/or encompass relevant theoretical issues
  • Require students to engage in independent research work

Fall 2015 Courses:

ARTS 1050H- Introduction to Art

ARTS 1637H- NYC Architecture & Urban Design

ARTS 1973H- Topics: Rembrandt and the Jews

BIBL 1087H- Biblical Exegetes I: Rashbam

BIBLE 1088H- Biblical Exegetes II  

BIOL 1011H- Biology Principles 

BIOL 1367H- Biochemistry Lecture

BIOL 3207H- Cell Biology

BIOL 3230H- Immunology

CHEM 1045C- General Chemistry Lecture

CHEM 1376H- Biochemistry Lecture

CHEM 1377H- Biochemistry Lab

ENGL 1200H- Freshman Honors Seminar

ENGL 2925H- Topics: Shakespeare and Politics  

HIST 2914H- History of Emotions

JHIS 1327H- The Tosafists  

JUDS 1448H- Women in Jewish Law

JUDS 1845H- Advanced Talmud

JUDS 4931H- Topics: Rembrandt and the Jews

POLI 2498H- Topics: Shakespeare and Politics

PSYC 3214H- Research Seminar I