General honors (GH) classes

Previously Offered general honors (GH) classes

General Honors (GH) courses are the heart of the University Honors Program curriculum and feature small class sizes, dedicated faculty members, interdisciplinary perspectives, active learning and an exciting array of topics. These classes can be accessed by searching under University Honors in the catalog. The following is an example of a General Honors (GH) course that has been offered in the past. This course may or may not be offered again.

GH301: The American South


Course Description

We will be using literary, oral, and visual texts to examine the culture of the American South, especially in the 1930s, the era of some of its most lasting achievements.


Cash, Mind of the South
Hale, Making Whiteness
Scott, Southern Lady
Agee and Evans, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Wright, Black Boy
French, Billy
Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird

Instructor: Dr. Keith Byerman