Introductory survey of philosophy, its nature, methods, and problems explored in an interdisciplinary context. Basic physical laws and structures, cosmic history and evolution. Research and documentation required on most essays. At least one newsletter is issued semi-annually to students, alumni, and friends of the University Honors Program. Participation in Honors. UHP 165. Comparative religion. The English Undergraduate Advisory Board (UAB) is a group of dedicated students who take charge of initiatives and events designed to foster a sense of community in the Undergraduate Program of the Department of English. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Students in the University Honors Program (UHP) receive a more intensive and innovative education that consists of a 33 credit hour interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces a student’s regular core curriculum without adding any additional time to degree completion. This event content is powered by the Localist Community Event Platform. Emphasis on developing themes for writing literary analyses. University Honors Program (UHP) is the most popular of the academic programs in the Honors College. Permission of instructors, University Honors Program Director, UAB Education Abroad Director and payment of all study abroad fees required to enroll. 3 Hours. UHP 324. Select 3 of the following: UHP 101, UHP 103, UHP 104, UHP 105, UHP 105, UHP 111, UHP 151, UHP 153, UHP 154, UHP 162. The Spencer Honors House, with all of its facilities, belongs exclusively to students in the UHP and is accessible to them at all times. 400 likes. An exploration of religion, its nature, warrant, and significance. Introduction to the scope of modern public health. Seminar: Anthropology. This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. Interdisciplinary: Science. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Students in the University Honors Program may choose to graduate with an Honors Thesis. God, evil, religious experience, faith, and reason. UHP 158. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. 3 Hours. Selected topics in contemporary biology discussed in an interdisciplinary context. Interdisciplinary perspectives on epidemiology, Disease transmission, epidemics and pandemics. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Areas of psychology including learning, motivation, perception, physiological, comparative, personality, abnormal, social, clinical, child development, and individual differences are studied in an interdisciplinary context. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. UHP 205. The Honors Year One program allows Honors College students the opportunity to serve as peer mentors for incoming Honors College freshmen. Jordan Palmer, College Student, Marquette University, 2018 Southern Wisconsin CTSI 500 Stars Internship Program. Animal form and function, behavior, ecology, and evolution. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. Health behavior and occupational health and safety. Mathematics is studied in an interdisciplinary context focusing on the development of quantitative reasoning skills, quantitative literacy, and deductive inference. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. UHP 354. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. Participation in Honors. UHP 251. Emphasis on form and context, and acquiring understanding of art materials and techniques. Interdisciplinary: Justice Sciences. 3 Hours. Permission of instructor. This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. 3 Hours. Student must participate in at least eight special events sponsored by the University Honors Program including special lectures, visiting speakers, workshops and field trips. Seminar: Art & Art History. UHP 394. UHP students have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills by involvement with several student-lead UHP committees and university-wide organizations and initiatives. Mathematics is studied in an interdisciplinary context focusing on the development of quantitative reasoning skills, quantitative literacy, and deductive inference. Topics may include: special topics in creative writing; poetry; expository, argumentative, and analytical essays in a variety of disciplines. UHP 254. 3 Hours. This course is an option for freshman students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. Seminar: Art & Art History. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. 3 Hours. 3 Hours. 1 Hour. 3 Hours. The UAB Honors Program is located in the Spencer Honors House (1190 Tenth Avenue South), the site of all coursework and extracurricular activities, available to students 24 hours a day every day. Topics may include: special topics in the nature of religion and its role in culture and society; God, evil, religious experience, faith, and reason; comparative religion; and religious practices. 3 Hours. UHP 346. Introduction to the study of visual culture, prehistoric to present. Students in the University Honors Program take 33 credit hours of honors coursework and three credit hours of mathematics that replace the 41 credit hours of UAB Core Curriculum requirements. UHP 379. Each interdisciplinary course is organized thematically and designed to cover a broad range of material so the student is introduced to all areas covered by the Core Curriculum and to a wide variety of other areas as well. See Class Schedule for specific topic. Ethics and morality in modern society. 3 Hours. This course is an option for freshman students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. Topics may include: special topics in epidemiology; disease transmission; epidemics and pandemics; health behavior, occupational health and safety; health care administration, and health care policy. This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. Exposure to political cultures and systems around the world. twitter; facebook UHP 101. UHP 459. Student must participate in at least eight special events sponsored by the University Honors Program including special lectures, visiting speakers, workshops and field trips. 3 Hours. Interdisciplinary: Biology. Mary Faulkner, Neuroscience major, University Honors Program. Seminar: Creative Writing. Topics may include: special topics in the theatre experience; the history of theatre; and theatre and society. The PDF includes all information on this page and its related tabs. Examples of previous theses. Interdisciplinary: Theology. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Pass/Fail. Lecture and field trips (May session). Department of Neurology; Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at UAB; ... UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and … UHP 440. Curriculum and Programs; Honors Admission; Learning Through Experience; Alumni and Families; ... News and Stories. This course is an option in the curriculum of the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. Major tropical ecotypes; ecology of terrestrial, aquatic, and marine tropical organisms. Interdisciplinary: Science. 3 Hours. UAB Honors Hall, 111 1321 10th Ave S Birmingham, AL 35205 The foundation of the Honors College is the Honors Experience, which provides students with an enhanced academic curriculum and the ability to work with their peers and outstanding faculty members in an enriched academic environment. Interdisciplinary: English. About. The Hess-Abroms Honors Scholarships, awarded annually, are valued at $24,000 each and provide $6,000 per year. See Class Schedule for specific topic. An introduction to the institutions and processes of American government in an interdisciplinary context. This course is an option for freshman students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. Topics may include: special topics in the institutions and process of American government, comparative politics, political theory, and contemporary political issues. The UAB serves as the voice for undergraduates to the department. 3 Hours. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Students may propose an internship or independent study project in place of one seminar. Interdisciplinary: Social and Behavioral Science. 3 Hours. Examples of honors seminars which have been taught are "Ethnographic Filmmaking," " China's Next phase," "Cognitive Brain Imaging," Philosophy, Psychology, and the Economics of Happiness," Existentialism and Modern Literature.". Sachi Patel, Neuroscience major, University Honors Program . You can read about the eligibility requirements on this site and in the UAB catalog. Seminar: Justice Sciences. Rather than offering specific degrees, the Honors College enhances UA’s undergraduate curriculum. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Health behavior and occupational health and safety. Topics may include: special topics in ancient and medieval art, Renaissance art, African and Asian art, modern art, two- and three-dimensional design, graphics, and photography. Examination of crime and delinquency in an interdisciplinary context. You get the most ground-breaking concept of an honors program ever conceived. This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Not intended for Business majors. This unique program is the only one of its kind in Alabama. This course is an option for freshman students admitted to the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. Must have completed UHP 210 or HON 210. In addition, UHP students are recognized annually at the UHP Honors Day ceremony. 3 Hours. 3 Hours. Special events, academic opportunities, and other first year-only events address the unique needs of the newest members of the Honors College. Admission to these programs is competitive, and students must submit an additional program application by the published deadline. 3 Hours. We visited UAB first, and son liked the school and campus. Short stories, novellas, poems, and plays with an emphasis on the techniques of each genre. Exploration of recent developments in modern biology, chemistry, and physics in an interdisciplinary context. We got brief exposure to the S&T program. See Class Schedule for specific topic. UHP 265. 3 Hours. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. UHP 305. Students take two, nine-credit hour interdisciplinary courses and five UHP honors seminars on topics not offered in the regular academic departments. Process and final product of expository, argumentative, and analytical essays in a variety of disciplines. This course is an option for sophomore students in the University Honors Program, an interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces the core curriculum. 1 Hour. UHP 160. Epidemiology. 3 Hours. It provides instructors with the opportunity to deal with topics that may not be covered in a regular departmental course or which may be treated in another course but only at an introductory level. Jacob Knollenberg, MCW MD Candidate, the Honors in Research Program; current MD and resident at Mayo Clinic. Important updates to UAB's COVID-19 health and safety policies, UAB student becomes university’s first Schwarzman Scholar, Celebrate UAB virtual commencement Dec. 11-12, UAB student named Rhodes Scholar Finalist, UAB engineering, music alumnus pens national prize-winning piano sonata, © 2020 The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Instead of the 41 semester hours of Core Curriculum requirements, students in the University Honors Program take 33 semester hours of honors coursework and three semester hours in mathematics. This course is a seminar whose content may be different each time it is taught. Students in the University Honors Program (UHP) receive a more intensive and innovative education that consists of a 33 credit hour interdisciplinary arts and sciences curriculum that replaces a student’s regular core curriculum without adding any additional time to degree completion. 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