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Schoolcraft Portrait

Honors Core


One third of my teaching load is reserved for Honors Education.  Beginning in 2004 I developed a pilot interdisciplinary course titled “Geoscience through American Studies,” the first general education course at UConn developed specifically for Honors-only enrollment.  It is now the oldest of about 25 courses in the Honors Core Curriculum. For the last decade, I’ve also rotated these two courses:



Photo:  Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, explorer and “discoverer” of the source of the Mississippi. Source unknown.