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There is no single honors curriculum for Helen P. Denit Honors Program scholars. At UB, you can customize your academic experience through your selection of honors and enhanced courses. You should be able to find classes in the general education curriculum and in your major that provide honors credit.

When you are registering for classes, visit this page to look for honors and enhanced courses that count toward honors credit. If you don't see an honors class that interests you, work with a professor to plan an honors project in your special area of interest.

Credits Towards HPD Honors Graduation

  • Honors students are able to count the enhanced course credits earned toward their credit requirement for graduation with Denit honors. Enhanced courses offer opportunities for students and professors to engage in challenging and fun learning experiences both in and out of the classroom. Learn more about enhanced courses
  • Students may also take internships, study abroad, and graduate-level courses for credit towards honors graduation. 

  • All students are welcome to enroll in an enhanced course, but we recommend submitting an application in case you decide to take more honors courses. 
  • Spring 2018

    ACCT 201.E01 Intro to Financial Accounting Kate Demarest
    ACCT 405.E01 Income Taxation Art Flach
    ARTS 304 Arts and Ideas Rachel Zeleny and Ian Powers
    COSC 420.001 3D Production Sujan Shrestha
    GVPP 497.102 Policy Implications of the Poor People's Campaign Lenneal Henderson/Ed Gibson
    GVPP 497.101 Community and Economic Development Kelechi Uzochukwu
    HIST 205.001 AA History Since 1865 Josh Davis
    HIST 205.101 AA History Since 1865 Josh Davis
    HIST 420 US History Since 1940 Josh Davis
    HIST 497.001 Topics: Economic Civil Rights Betsy Nix
    HSER 440 Evaluation of Human Service Programs Mariglynn Evans
    MKTG 301.002 Marketing Management Frank van Vliet
    MKTG 460.001 Enhanced Marketing Frank van Vliet
    PSYC 430 Physiological Psychology Michael Frederick
    PSYC 410 Multicultural Psychology Katy Shaffer

Honors Courses

In some special cases, a course may be designated as an honors course. To enroll in an honors course, you must:

  • have an application on file (unless you're an incoming pre-designated honors freshman enrolling in an honors learning community)
  • be in good standing in the honors program
  • contact your academic adviser for permission.

See the schedule of courses.


My favorite honors course was Global Business Environment with Prof. Sriram. The course only had nine students, and all were serious about their work. We shared diverse perspectives, as did he. He has lived and traveled and taught in many different countries and that makes a huge difference.

—RaSheila Daniels, B.S. in Business Administration, Early Entry Law Option

TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA ...

Here are the enhanced courses that we have offered in past  semesters:

  • Fall (and summer) 2017

     ACCT 310 : Intermediate Accounting III // Gregory Gaynor

    ACCT 401 : Auditing // Mikhail Pevsnez

    ACCT 405 : Income Taxation // Arthur Flach

    CMAT 391 : Public Relations Strategies // Roger Friskey

    CRJU 464.001 : Comparative Perspectives on Human Trafficking // Tara Richards (summer 2017)

    ENTR 300.101 : The Entrepreneurial Experience // David Lingelbach; John Zuknick

    GVPP 326 : Urban Politics and Public Policy // Kelechi Uzochukwu

    HIST 308 : History of American Business // Josh Davis

    HIST 382 : History of Baltimore // Elizabeth Nix

    HIST 396: Introduction to Public History // Josh Davis

    IDIS 302 : Ethics in Business and Society // Antoinette Martsoukos

    MKTG 301 : Marketing Management // Frank van Vliet

    MKTG 460 : Advanced Marketing Management // Frank van Vliet

    PHIL 250 :  Social and Political Philosophy // James Taggart

    PHIL 497 : Special Topics: Biomedical Ethics // James Taggart

    PHIL 497: Special Topics: Sustainability and Cultural Diversity // Darien Ripple (Belize trip Summer 2017)

  • Spring 2017

    ACCT 405.E01: Income Taxation // Arthur Flach

    COSC 420.101: 3-D Production // Sujan Shrestha

    ENTR 300.E01/E02: The Entrepreneurial Experience // Tiago Ratinho

    HIST 205.001/101: African-American History Since 1865 // Josh Davis

    HIST 354.001: History of Germany // Josh Davis

    IDIS 302.HN1: Ethical Issues in Business and Society // Martsoukos

    MGMT 301.WB2 and WB3: Management and Organizational Behavior  // Regina Bento

    MKTG 301.E01: Marketing Management // Praneet Randhawa

    MKTG 301.001 Marketing Management // van Vliet

    MKTG 410.WB1: Buyer Behavior and Market Analysis // Praneet Randhawa

    MKTG 460.E01: Advanced Marketing Management // Frank van Vliet

    OPRE 315: Business Applications of Decision Sciences // Bardossy

    PHIL 150.001: Critical Thinking and Argument // JamesTaggart

    PHIL 490.101: Theories of Justice // James Taggart

    PSYC 270.001: Positive Psychology // John Gasparini

  • Fall 2016

    ACCT 201.E01 Introduction to Financial Accounting // Hannan

    ACCT 202.E02 Introduction to Managerial Accounting // Hannan

    ENTR 300.EW1 The Entrepreneurial Experience // Ratinho

    ENTR 300.EW2 The Entrepreneurial Experience // Ratinho

    GVPP 348.101 State and Local Government // Wachhaus

    HIST 381.001 American Cities // Davis

    HIST 382.001 History of Baltimore // Nix

    HSER 410.101 Ethics and Empathy for Public Servants // Eddlin

    ENGL 391.101 Topics in Language and Society: The Language of Protest // Magida

    MGMT 301.WB1 Management and Organizational Behavior // Bento

    MGMT 301.WB2 Management and Organizational Behavior // Bento

    MKTG 301.EO3 Marketing Management // Randhawa

    MKTG 460.EO1 Advanced Marketing Management // van Vliet

    OPRE 202.E01 Statistical Data Analysis // Bardossy

    OPRE 315.E01 Business Applications of Decision Sciences // Bardossy

    PHIL 280.101 Environmental Ethics // Ripple

    PSYC 260.101 Psychology of Religion and Spirituality // Eyssell

    REED 312.E01 Real Estate Principles and Transaction // Iyer

     

  • Spring 2016

    ACCT 201.EH1 Introduction to Financial Accounting // Hannan

    ACCT 202.EH1 Introduction to Managerial Accounting // Gaynor

    ACCT 497.HB1/FIN 497.101 Institutions and Investor Protection Systems in the United States // Pevzner (winterim)

    CRJU 464.001 Comparative Perspectives on Human Traficking // Richards (summer 2016)

    ENTR 300.EH1 The Entrepreneurial Experience // Ratinho

    HIST 350.001 U.S. Diplomatic History // Yi

    HIST 377.001 New South and Civil Rights // Davis

    HIST 480.001 Introduction to Public History // Nix

    IDIS 302.HN1 Ethical Issues in Business and Society // Martsoukos

    MGMT 301.EF1 Management and Organizational Behavior // Bento

    MGMT 315.EH2 Human Resource Management // Zacur

    MKTG 460.EH1 Advanced Marketing Management // van Vliet

    PHIL 497.001 Sustainability and Cultural Diversity // Darien Ripple (summer)

     

  • Fall 2015

    ANTH 252.101 Archaeological Research Methods // Ron Castanzo

    ENTR 300.001 The Entrepreneurial Experience // Tiago Ratinho

    HIST 240.001 and 101 Everyday Lives // Josh Davis

    HIST 382.001 History of Baltimore // Elizabeth Nix

    HIST 478.001 History of American Business // Josh Davis

    IDIS 302.HN1 Ethical Issues in Business and Society // Toni Martsoukos

    MGMT 301.WB1/WB2 Management and Organizational Behavior // Regina Bento

    MGMT 302.002/.003 Global Business Environment // Ven Sriram

    MGMT 315.001 Management and International Business // Susan Zacur

    MKTG 460.101 Advanced Marketing // Frank van Vliet

    PHIL 140.001 Contemporary Moral Issues // Steve Scalet

    PHIL 150.001 Critical Thinking and Argument // James Taggart

    PHIL 322.001 Philosophy of religion // Steve Scalet

    PHIL 497.001 Biomedical Ethics // James Taggart

    PHIL 497.001 Sustainability and Cultural Diversity // Darien Ripple (summer)

    PSYC 260.001 The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality // Kris Eyssel

    PSYC 404.001 Organizational Consulting // Sharon Glazer

Last Published 11/3/17