Honors programs honors programs are organized by departments and programs they allow students to engage in advanced, independent research, analysis and articulation with faculty guidance, usually in the senior year. 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. Undergraduate students completing their junior year with a 37 cumulative gpa at the end of the spring term are eligible to request candidacy for graduation with honors and to propose honors thesis research. Instructions for submitting your thesis more information and step-by-step instructions for submitting your smbhc honors thesis.
There are three options for honors students in the college of arts and sciences (asc) interested in pursuing graduation with honors research. Return to current students see the following information on proposing, completing, and presenting the eku honors thesis for complete and detailed information on the honors thesis, be sure to consult the honors thesis handbook (updated spring 2018. The purpose and, for the most part, the character of the honors thesis is the same as before—it should be a work of original research on a.
Students must have a thesis application on file with the arts and sciences honors office before they can proceed with the oral examination process. Students earn honors in the major by completing a research thesis or creative project in your major area of study under the guidance of a faculty committee you will work with this committee to select a topic, develop a prospectus, complete a written document based on your research or creative project, and defend your thesis orally before your. Spanish honors thesis guidelines for honors thesis preparation i description of the thesis the thesis must constitute a significant contribution to the academic field of the department of spanish and portuguese and must consist substantially of independent research undertaken by the honors candidate.
Thesis here you find a sample of honors theses completed in the past semesters check them out and get a better understanding of. Introduction congratulations you have arrived at an important milestone in your pursuit of an honors degree at the university of memphis: writing your honors thesis. Use the resources below to learn what makes an honors thesis unique, plan your courses, and earn your degree. Fall 2018 honors thesis symposium mark your calendars the fall 2018 honors thesis symposium will be held friday, december 7th in ssb 420, cavea. Timeline of the thesis process: april 15 of junior yeara provisional plan for the one semester fall thesis developed in consultation with the thes.
In the united states, an honours degree (or honors degree in us spelling) requires a thesis or project work beyond that needed for the normal bachelor's program. Cullen college of engineering a senior honors thesis in engineering typically arises from close collaboration with a faculty member on an existing research project. The honors thesis is the final step toward earning a university honors designation from the university of northern iowa the thesis gives honors students the opportunity to explore a scholarly area of interest with the guidance of a faculty member.
The capstone project allows students to pursue, in depth, an independent project of the student’s own choosing in the major under the close supervision of a faculty advisor. Senior thesis in government the senior thesis is a general education requirement and the capstone experience of a student’s undergraduate education students must complete a senior thesis in at least one of their majors under supervision of a faculty reader who teaches within that major, unless granted a special exception.
• takes primary responsibility for the successful completion of his/her degree (including maintaining good standing in the honors college before starting and during completion of the thesis, and meeting all honors. A senior honors thesis can be completed either through a department-based departmental honors program, or as an sas interdisciplinary honors thesis (01:090:495,496) ) information about department-based departmental honors programs, including information about required proposals, deadlines, procedures, formatting of thesis. Upload your thesis here thesis formatting guidelines thesis repository submission instructions your capstone culminates in your honors thesis regardless of the nature of the capstone core work, the thesis is an academic product, written according to the academic standards of your major.