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Dr. Arundhati Sanyal

Dr. Arundhati Sanyal Department of English Senior Faculty Associate Dr. Sanyal holds an Master of Arts in English from the University of Calcutta, a Master of Arts in English Literature of the 19th Century from Rutgers and a PhD (also in English Literature of the 19th Century) from The City University of New York. In… Continue Reading »

Dr. Peter Shoemaker

Dr. Peter Shoemaker Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Assessment A scholar of 17th century French literature and culture, Dr. Shoemaker is the author of over 15 peer-reviewed journal articles and two scholarly books. Areas of special interest include rhetoric and literature, the social history of literature, the novel and the Moralists. He received his… Continue Reading »

HONS 2103 Faculty – Fall 2022

Dr. Dermot Quinn Associate Director, University Honors Program Professor of History Before coming to Seton Hall in 1990 Dr. Quinn taught at Amherst College in Massachusetts and at Oxford University. He has degrees from Trinity College, Dublin and Oxford University. His first book, Patronage and Piety: English Roman Catholics and Politics, 1850-1900, was published in… Continue Reading »

Professor Chelsea Wegrzyniak

Professor Wegrzyniak holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Idaho State University. She earned her M.A. in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee where her culminating exams were in the area of Feminist Ethics. She has taught at Fordham University and most recently at Vanderbilt University. Recent presentations include Character from Commitments: A Project-Based… Continue Reading »

Honors & Your Core:

NOTE: The equivalencies below are effective as of Fall 2015.

Honors Course Counts for
Fall (first year) HONS 1101 Colloquium on the
Ancient World (6 credits)
ETHICS (3 credits)
ENGL 1201 – Core English I (3 credits)
Spring (first year) HONS 1102 Colloquium on the
Medieval World (6 credits)
Arts & Sciences course from Historical Contexts (3 credits)
CORE 1101 – Journey of Transformation (3 credits)Note: Credit for CORE 1101 will not be given until completion of both HONS 1101 and HONS1102
Fall (second year) HONS 2103 Colloquium on the
Early Modern World (6 credits)
Arts & Sciences course from Social and Political Engagement (3 credits)
ENGL 1202 – Core English II (3 credits)
Spring (second year) HONS 2105 Colloquium on the
Contemporary World (6 credits)
Arts & Sciences course from Identity and Difference (3 credits)
CORE 2101 – Christianity & Culture in Dialogue (3 credits)Note: Credit for CORE 2101 will not be given until completion of both HONS 2103 and HONS2105
Third or Fourth Year HONS 5101 Honors Thesis/Project (3 credits) Senior Research Project or Thesis
NOTE: This arrangement can go the other way, with the senior project or thesis in the student’s major replacing HONS 5101. This is determined based on the student’s area of interest and which course would provide the more complete opportunity for advisement in that area.