Honors Courses

  • For a complete list of honors courses, search the Class Schedule in CUNY First and indicate the Course Number contains “H”.  See how to find Honors classes.
  • Non-Honors students with a 3.5 GPA may automatically register for an Honors course in CUNY first if space is available. Non-Honors students with a 3.4 GPA may request special permission for an available class from the Honors Program(See ALSO, joining Honors as a Provost’s Scholar).


*Feit Seminars in the Humanities (IDC 4050H) and the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence seminars require special permission to enroll.  Enrollment in a few Honors courses is restricted, such as: BUS 1000H, BPL 5100H, and Macaulay New York City seminars (IDC 1001H, 3001H, 3002H, and 4001H).

The Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program 

ENG/JRN 3630/3630H, THE 3052/3052H: Playwriting: The Musical

Wednesdays 2:30PM – 5:25PM.

This course is taught by Tony & two-time Obie Award-winning playwright, singer/songwriter, educator, and veteran of noisy rock clubs, Stew. From week to week, as Stew builds a musical, you will be right there with him, observing and analyzing the way songs and dialogue are created, experimenting, engaging, and writing songs and scenes of your own. Each week’s class will have a different theme, addressing
another aspect of how Stew’s unique brand of musical theater is created.

To register for this course, students must submit an application by October 26. 

Questions?  Contact the Harman Director Prof. Esther Allen.

Feit Interdisciplinary Seminars (IDC 4050H)

Prerequisite: ENG 2150, junior or senior standing, 6 credits in the humanities (preferably a base course in each of the disciplines of the course), a minimum 3.4 grade point average, and permission of the director of the Feit Seminar Program. To request permission, email Prof. Michael Staub, Director, Feit Interdisciplinary Seminar Program.

CLICK HERE  for a list of upcoming Feit seminars for Spring 2021.

Featured Fall 2020 Honors Courses
For the complete list of ‘H’ Courses, use the CUNY First Schedule of Classes

  • ENV 1003L CMWH-REC (17422) & ENV 1004 CMWH-LAB (17440)
  • Journalism: 2500H (20549), 3050H (20552), 3510H (20561), 4920H (20572)
  • ECO 1001H (13082) & ECO 1002H (13096)

First Year Honors Seminar: FYS 1000 H for new Honors scholars

Macaulay Honors College Courses

Click the link above to learn more about upper-level honors courses offered through Macaulay. Students must submit an e-permit request for each Macaulay course they wish to take and will be enrolled directly into the class if approved. Review this spreadsheet which provides the list of Baruch equivalent courses you will need to input into your request. Contact your Advisor for assistance with submitting the Macaulay e-permit requests as incorrect/incomplete permits will be denied.

Note regarding Macaulay “IDC” Seminars: we are unable to overtally students into Macaulay Seminars, except for academic reasons. Exceptions are not considered for schedule preferences or work schedules. Speak to your advisor if you are unable to take a required course due to your Macaulay seminar section time. Your Honors advisor can assist you in choosing options that work for you.

Request to Contract Honors for a course (by special exception, for liberal arts and public affairs students)