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Fall 2020 Honors Courses

Honors Seminar: Dinosaurs! (HON200-T2 CRN7837)

Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:15 pm  (Haverhill campus).
Instructors: Mark Reinhold (Science) and Tom Greene (English)

For thousands of years, dinosaur bones sparked images of dragons and other fanciful beasts in numerous cultures. In art, literature, film, and popular culture, dinosaurs have secured a place in the imaginations of audiences all over the world. Using an interdisciplinary approach combining biology/paleontology with literary/cultural studies, this course examines the enduring popularity, and controversies about, our prehistoric cousins. Students can expect to come away from the course with a deeper understanding of dinosaurs’ place in human science and culture.

New Learning Community!: Honors English Composition I and Honors Introduction to Philosophy

  • Honors English Composition I (ENG101-HON CRN7015)
  • Honors Introduction to Philosophy (PSY101-HON CRN7082)

Psychology: Monday/Wednesday 9:30-10:45 pm (Haverhill Campus)
Instructor: Isabelle Gagne

English: Monday/Wednesday 11:00 am to 12:15 pm  (Haverhill Campus)
Instructor: Ginger Hurajt

These Honors sections of English Composition I and Introduction to Psychology, will have a cohort of students. There will be an emphasis on experiential learning, research, and presentation. Some books and assignments will be shared. Students must register for both courses.


For information about the Commonwealth Honors Program at NECC, contact:

Professor Ginger Hurajt, Honors Coordinator

Office: C-317 B

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