William Behun

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Why do you teach in the Honors Program?

Honors courses allow me to interact on a more personal basis with motivated students with a real passion for learning.  Working with these students reminds me why I love teaching.

What makes the Honors courses you teach unique?

Honors courses, even more than my standard offerings, make use of a variety of sources including music and poetry in addition to canonical philosophical texts.  This allows students to more fully engage with the cultural milieu from which these texts emerge.

How can taking Honors courses at MCC prepare students to be successful at 4-year universities or in their chosen careers?

Honors courses in Philosophy at MCC are as challenging and demanding as courses at any four-year institution.  Taking honors courses now gives students a glimpse into the level of discipline and hard work that will be demanded of them at university.