2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

HON 201 Intellectual Found I: What is the Common Good?

3 hours 

This course emphasizes how different disciplines frame seminal questions about the historical, religious, scientific, and philosophical contexts that have shaped and continue to shape questions of the common good. The course addresses themes such as global-local relations; power and hegemony; culture and diversity; individualism and collectivism; and ethics. The course will emphasize writing, research and community experiences consistent with the other offerings in the Honors Core.




ENG 201 and restricted to students in the John Jay Honors Program or the Macaulay Honors Program


This course satisfies the Flexible Core: Individual and Society area of the Gen Ed Program.