Plan II Honors Program

Social Science: S S

Lower-Division Courses

S S 301. Honors Social Science.

An introduction to the study of the individual, society, or culture using the methods of one of the social sciences. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. With consent of the director of Plan II, may be repeated once for elective credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the Plan II Honors Program.

Upper-Division Courses

Tutorial Course: T C

Lower-Division Courses

T C 302. First-Year Signature Course: Plan II.

Restricted to first-year Plan II students. Small-group seminar involving reading, discussion, writing, and oral reporting around a central interdisciplinary topic. Designed to introduce undergraduates to scholarly analysis from an interdisciplinary perspective. Includes an introduction to University resources, such as research facilities, museums, and attendance at University lectures or performances as assigned. Multiple sections may be offered in the fall and spring with various topics and instructors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Some sections may require additional meeting times. Only one of the following may be counted: Tutorial Course 302, Undergraduate Studies 302, or 303.

T C 303C. Plan II World Literature Part I.

Restricted to students in the Plan II Honors Program. Reading of masterpieces of world literature and intensive training in writing and in critical analysis of literature. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Tutorial Course 303C, 603A; English 303C, 603A; Rhetoric and Writing 306, 306Q.

T C 303D. Plan II World Literature Part II.

Restricted to students in the Plan II Honors Program. Reading of masterpieces of world literature and intensive training in writing and in critical analysis of literature. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following maybe counted: Comparative Literature 315, English 303D, 603B, 316L, 316M, 316N, 316P, Tutorial Course 303D, 603B. Prerequisite: Tutorial Course 303C or English 303C.

T C 310. Modes of Reasoning.

Introduction to forms of quantitative reasoning: computer science, game theory, operations research, or statistics and probability. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Philosophy 313Q and Tutorial Course 310 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Admission to the Plan II Honors Program.

Upper-Division Courses

T C 325. Topics in the Arts and Sciences.

Analysis of various topics within the arts and sciences through reading, research, written reports, and discussion. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in the Plan II Honors Program or consent of instructor; additional prerequisites vary with the topic.

T C 125K. Subjects in the Arts and Sciences.

Analysis of subjects in the arts, sciences, and social sciences through reading, discussion, and lectures. The equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the pass/fail basis only. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in the Plan II Honors Program or consent of instructor.

T C 126. Plan II/Knowledge Is Power Program Charter Schools Partnership.

Restricted to students in the Plan II Honors Program. Mentorship of younger students attending an Austin-area Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) school. Through mentoring and class meetings, students will be deeply immersed in issues related to education reform, (in)equality of educational opportunity, and in promising strategies, such as those used by KIPP, for addressing such issues. The equivalent of one lecture hour and two hours of service a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

T C 127. Civic Viewpoints.

Restricted to students in the Plan II Honors Program. Explores civic engagement and innovative solutions for societal justice. The equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the pass/fail basis only.

T C 330. Special Topics in Plan II.

Restricted to Plan II majors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

T C 358. Plan II Junior Seminar.

Restricted to students in the Plan II Honors Program. Seminar sections of about fifteen students. The subjects vary, but in each the attempt is made through careful reading, discussion, and written work to analyze and compare varied approaches to topics of lasting importance. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Students must take this course twice with different topics to fulfill degree requirements. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

T C 359T. Essay Course.

Directed reading followed by the writing of an essay. Conference course, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Two semesters of Tutorial Course 358 (or 357) and consent of the director.

T C 660H. Thesis Course: Honors.

Directed reading followed by the writing of a substantial essay. Conference course for two semesters, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: For 660HA, two semesters of Tutorial Course 358 (or 357) and consent of the director; for 660HB, Tutorial Course 660HA.