Honors College

Oak View Hall, Room 210
509 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-4450
Fax: (248) 370-4479

Honors College in Your Major

HC Courses

We invite creative, informative, and exciting course proposals from all Oakland University faculty interested in teaching in The Honors College. Honors College courses are offered in the following general education areas:
  • Literature
  • The Arts
  • The Social Sciences
  • Western Civilization
  • Formal Reasoning
  • Natural Science and Technology
  • Global Perspective
Honors College courses fulfill HC studentsā€™ general education requirements for the areas listed above. HC classes are capped at 20 students and are intended to be interactive and innovative. Each course we offer is reviewed and accepted by the Honors College Director.

Examples of past Honors College courses:
  • The Art of Slavery
  • Spiral Dynamics and the Theory of Everything
  • Hip Hop and Urban Environments
  • The Making of the Atomic Bomb
  • The Photographic Text: Reading and Writing the Photographic ImageĀ 
  • Understanding the Human Animal Bond
  • Too Kind: The Science Behind Pathological Altruism