UF Honors is committed to serving the needs and interests of all students. This page highlights opportunities to explore topics surrounding prevalent social issues through Honors courses and campus resources. This collection is intended to serve as a starting point for students looking to engage in the classroom and beyond.

Have a suggestion for additional campus resources? Please contact web@honors.ufl.edu. If you are faculty with a class idea for future semesters, email Dr. Law at mlaw@honors.ufl.edu.

See our statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion here.

The following courses are for Fall 21 unless indicated otherwise. Descriptions are available in their respective section of the course listings.

Race, Gender & LGBTQ+

Honors Sections

  • WST3015 - Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Women 

Quest 1

  • IDS2935 - Identity of the Self
  • IDS2935 - The Long Civil Rights Movement (Summer 21)

(un)common reads

  • IDH2930 - Exploring the movement to create safe access to the outdoors for all regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, and ability
  • IDH2930 - Boondock Kollage: Stories from the Hip Hop South
  • IDH2930 - Caste, The Origin of our Discontents: Applying the Book to Our Lives
  • IDH2930 - Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
  • IDH2930 - Different in STEM: Understanding the barriers, bias and intersectional issues
  • IDH2930 - Evolving Perspectives in Modern Healthcare: The Baby Doctor and Residency Narratives
  • IDH2930 - Exploring Women's Health Disparities through Narratives
  • IDH2930 - First Contact and Fame: Hank Green's An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
  • IDH2930 - How to be an Antiracist: Applying the Text to Our Lives
  • IDH2930 - Intellectual Freedom: power, bias, control, authority, safety, privilege, censorship, technology, rights and justice
  • IDH2930 - The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
  • IDH2930 - How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood
  • IDH2930 - Dispute Over A Very Italian Piglet: The Facts and Fictions of Immigration and Multiculturalism

Campus Resources:

Climate Change

(un)common reads

  • IDH2930 - When Rivers Run Dry
  • IDH2930 - The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
  • IDH2930 - On Time and Water: Our relationship to time in an age of ecological crisis
  • IDH2930 - Voyage of the turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur

Signature Seminars

  • Materials for Mitigating Climate Change

Campus Resources

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