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2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Honors Sciences and the Humanities, B.A.: Politics, Philosophy, Economics, & Law Concentration


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About the Honors Sciences and the Humanities, B.A. Program


The Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) in Honors Sciences & the Humanities (HSH) with a concentration in Politics, Philosophy, Economics, & Law is designed for capable, curious students who are interested in pursuing a broad and challenging course of study that will prepare them for a variety of careers and a lifetime of active citizenship. The degree is designed to offer students the opportunity to gain a solid sense of the human constructed world, where it came from and where it may be going. The degree explores the world’s greatest intellectual and cultural achievements, as well as the struggles and tensions that are always part of politics, power, and privilege. Honors students will hone their skills in writing, multimodal communication, scholarly research, and critical analysis, better preparing them for graduate school and/or a broad range of careers in law, business, communication, education, and advocacy. Many university graduates change careers several times during their lives. Therefore, this degree also emphasizes marketable skills that are portable, such as critical thinking, writing, and problem solving, that ready students for a broad range of career options.

Contact: Professor Kurt Caswell, 201A McClellan Hall, 806.742.1828, kurt.caswell@ttu.edu

Recommended Sample Curriculum


First Year


Fall


Total: 16-17

Spring


Total: 15-16

Second Year


Fall


Total: 18

Spring


Total: 18

Third Year


Fall


  • Concentration Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Concentration Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Art History Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • PHIL 3323 or approved substitution 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Foreign Language (2301) 3 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 15

Spring


  • Concentration Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Concentration Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Honors Law Seminar 3-4 Semester Credit Hours
  • History Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Foreign Language (2301) 3 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 15-16

Fourth Year


Fall


  • 3 Semester Credit Hours (Thesis Course I)
  • Concentration Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Concentration Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • History Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Rhetoric Course 3 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 15

Spring


Total: 15

Total Hours: 127-30


* Applies toward university core curriculum credit.

Course offered regularly in an Honors section.

Notes:

A minimum of 40 credit hours of upper-level (3000/4000) is required for graduation.

Placement and Credit by Exam can be options regarding Foreign Language requirements; ask the HSH advisor for details.

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