The honors thesis or project is a comprehensive 6-credit research effort of original scholarship traditionally completed over two semesters (3 + 3 credits) in the. Your honors thesis represents the culmination of your honors academic career when you are finished, you will have produced something that is a unique c. College of agricultural and life sciences, university of florida, ifas. Honors thesis at university of houston honors college. You do not need to have a topic in mind when you decide to pursue honors there are many different ways to decide upon an honors thesis topic.
Click here for a collection of recent abstracts indicative of the kinds of research and creative work pursued by honors program students in their thesis project. Honors thesis the honors thesis is the capstone of a student's curricular experience within the honors program our two-semester model has produced excellent results. The honors thesis the honors thesis is a requirement for presidential honors scholars, and an option for deans honors scholars it can overlap with a requirement. The honors thesis is a senior year activity that presents students with a wonderful opportunity to experience first-hand the creative processes that are fundamental.
There are three options for honors students in the college of arts and sciences (asc) interested in pursuing graduation with honors research distinction or with. Honors theses are as varied as butler’s student body theses range from original research in the humanities and sciences, to teaching portfolios, to video. The honors thesis experience is a twelve-month, two-semester, six-credit research process that produces a final document referred to as the honors thesis. 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.
Thesis here you find a sample of honors theses completed in the past semesters check them out and get a better understanding of this important honors college. The honors thesis is the capstone achievement of the ogden honors college curriculum, and completing one is a culminating experience for fourth year students in their. Follow theses/dissertations from 2017 pdf francophone food systems: colonialism, maps, and misrepresentation of alimentation in the democratic republic of the congo. Class of 2018: fall deadline for thesis proposals (students with revisions from spring date or students who were abroad during spring 2017) september 15, 2017. The honors thesis is defined as a sustained, independent project in a student’s field of study it must count for at least 4 credits, and no more than 8 credits, of.
The honors college is moving to a system in which the honors college provides general parameters for the thesis and departments provide specific guidelines that are. The thesis was praised by all four of its reviewers and rodham, an honors student at wellesley, received an a grade on it. An honors thesis, while required for all students in the cursus honorum and provost scholars, is an option for all honors students writing an honors thesis affords.
What is the honors thesis and why do i have to complete one completing this honors requirement provides you an opportunity to design a unique project that will. Honors thesis u of a walton college honors program honors thesis while a thesis is required to graduate with honors, it also sets you apart from. Discoveries begin the day you enter the honors college all oakland university honors college students will develop an independent thesis projects, one which has the. 2016 honors college grad ryan kohsel used his honors thesis as a starting point for building a successful family business read all about it here. What this handout is about writing a senior honors thesis, or any major research essay, can seem daunting at first a thesis requires a reflective, multi-stage.