The senior honors project the culmination of your honors experience is the senior honors project, which can take the shape of an honors thesis or honors portfolio, depending on which fits your needs and the requirements of your major. The senior honors thesis/project should be a research paper, project, exhibit or performance in your major discipline regardless of the discipline(s), topic(s), or nature of the project, all senior honors theses/projects must include the following elements: • each project must involve original research or creative scholarship. Advising the senior honors thesis: guidelines for tufts faculty contents: the advising relationship: roles and responsibilities pages 1 – 2 policies dean’s list. How can the answer be improved. Senior honors thesis an honors project can be very exciting it is your chance to do independent work this project will span two semesters on a topic to be. In 1969, hillary rodham wrote a 92-page senior thesis for wellesley college about community organizer saul alinsky entitled there is only the fight : an analysis of the alinsky model the thesis is now available while the work by rodham as a college student was the subject of much speculation in articles and biographies of hillary rodham clinton in the 1990s, access to the thesis.
Proposal guidelines for the senior honors thesis timeline while the senior honors thesis class (honr 495) is normally taken the last semester of college (or the. Writing a senior honors thesis, or any major research essay, can seem daunting at first a thesis requires a reflective, multi-stage writing process this handout will walk you through those stages it is targeted at students in the humanities and social sciences, since their theses tend to involve more writing than projects in the hard sciences yet. Student who do not meet the eligibility criteria specified above can work with their faculty chair to petition the ch department to receive approval to complete a senior honors thesis. A senior honors thesis submitted to fulfill the requirements for graduation with honors in political science at indiana university bloomington may 2011 advisors. Thesis director: kevin warner, associate professor & chair, department of dance educational use of this paper is permitted for the purpose of providing future students a model example of an honors senior thesis project.
The senior honors thesis experience is supervised by a faculty adviser/mentor, with at least one additional committee member to assist students in their creative activities the thesis has both writing and speaking components the length and style of the writing component varies by the type of honors thesis. Students who receive a minimum grade of a-minus in the honors seminar enroll in pos 4970(senior thesis) for three credits in the spring of their senior year students must present their senior thesis at a department or university research event and receive a minimum grade of a-minus to graduate with a degree in political science with honors. T he senior honors thesis project the honors thesis project in theatre arts offers a special opportunity for outstanding students to synthesize and build on. Senior honors thesis undergraduate research is not only becoming the norm on campuses across the united states, but in some cases has become a requirement for.
The senior honors thesis prospectus your thesis prospectus explains your project to your advisors, friends, and others who need to know what you are up to it should frame the question(s) your dissertation will answer, and should explain how you propose to answer them it also should persuade readers that your questions are important, and your. Open access senior honors thesis department marketing first advisor sam fullerton abstract communication technology is expanding at. Why write a senior honors thesis a senior thesis allows you to examine a significant scholarly issue in detail and to focus your time and attention on an important.
The honors college senior thesis serves as a remarkable opportunity unlike any other at the university although the thesis is a requirement towards graduation from. What questions do you have about the university of nevada, reno honors program check out this page to get answers to those most frequently asked. Students who plan to write a senior honors thesis begin by identifying a topic of interest and a faculty member to serve as project director the project director.
Each of the three readers should be given a reader's report on senior honors thesis form to complete, according to the assessment that each reader is asked to make in addition the major advisor must complete the rating of initiative of honors work form. Senior year: submit one copy of your completed thesis to your thesis advisor, and an electronic copy to the honors college before the appropriate deadline for the week in which you are presenting senior year: if you are required to revise your thesis after you have given your oral presentation, submit an electronic copy of the revised work. Been approved by both the thesis advisor and the honors director should you register for “senior honors thesis” you do not have permission to register until then.
Senior honors thesis students must apply to the honors thesis program by may 15 submitting a formal letter of application and a preliminary proposal to the. Hey guys, could you all maybe offer your input as to whether you think a senior honors thesis will be helpful in terms of getting noticed by top. The senior thesis isn’t for everyone in fact, to many, it’s a laughable prospect if you’re limping towards graduation, the idea of committing yourself to a sixty-page paper seems suicidal other students have been planning on writing a thesis all along, and are now only beginning to actually. Research thesis (non-honors thesis, senior thesis, senior research thesis) a non-honors student who completes a thesis, whether in their major or in another department, will graduate with “research distinction” if thesis was conducted within student’s major, student will graduate with “research distinction in discipline” eg, “research. As a physics major, you are required to complete a senior thesis research project as part of your educational experience you should start thinking about this experience early in your education. Capping it off: 7 tips for the senior thesis share × share on facebook this can be the time during which the grade—or level of honors—is determined make.