HONS:290 Sophomore Essay.
Students research and write about a subject of their choice, under the guidance of a faculty sponsor. The essay addresses an original thesis formulated by the student, emerging from a semester of research and reflection. Students use this project to develop and integrate knowledge gained in previous academic work or they elect to investigate new subjects. HONS:290 is convened by the Honors Program director or associate director and one of the university's professional librarians. It provides support for essay students. Students must enroll in HONS:290 and complete an essay in either the fall or spring term of the sophomore year in order to remain members of the Honors Program. 2 SH. CC: Writing Intensive.