|Develop ideas for a thesis and discuss them with prospective advisors
via one or more of the following:
- Registering for an Independent Study or a departmental course designed
to prepare students to conduct research in the respective discipline.
- Registering for HON 400 Honors Research and Writing.
- Interviewing individual faculty members, reading past thesis proposals
and theses, working with an Honors student currently conducting their
|Toward the end of the semester register for HON 380 Directed Honors
Research (3 credits)
- HON 380 Registration Form can be obtained from the Program Director;
the completed form requires the signatures of your Thesis Advisor, the
Honors Program Director, and the appropriate Academic Dean.
- The completed form must be submitted within the first two weeks
of the Spring semester.
|Successfully complete HON 380
- Completion of an acceptable Honors Thesis Proposal.
- Following your advisor's approval of an initial draft, submit a copy
of your proposal to your Honors Council
- Meet with your Honors Council Reader to discuss your proposal, preferably
before your oral presentation, but definitely before the end of the
- Oral presentation of your proposed project during the final week of
- Submission of two copies of your Thesis Advisor-approved proposal
to the Honors Program Director.
|Register for HON 488 Honors Thesis (generally for 2 credits).
- HON 488 Registration Form can be obtained from the Program Director;
the form has the same signatory and submission requirements as described