honors course

noun
a course in a university or college consisting largely of independent research terminating in a dissertation or a comprehensive examination, and earning for the student who passes it a degree with distinction.
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It was an independent research honors course in the philosophy department.
Attendance is a crucial aspect of this honors course.
He went onto a private high school and took the heaviest allowable course load,
  including every possible honors course.
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