Both courses are 3 credit seminars to develop your thesis, pitch arguments to your peers, and share pieces of your writings for review and critiques. Your thesis advisor will help you format your questions and choose an appropriate research methodology for your thesis. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts has its own requirements and will trump the Program in International and Comparative Studies policies relating to Honors. Beware of complications that can arise. Examples: GPA falls below a 3. Consider applying for LSA Honors grants for research, travel, and special projects.
Senior Honors Thesis
Taglish in Metro Manila: An Analysis of Tagalog-English Code-Switching
History Honors is designed for majors who want to do advanced research and write an extensive thesis on a topic of their choice under the direct supervision of a history professor. The usual applicant is a first-term junior. To be considered for admission, students should have at least a 3. In exceptional cases, the GPA rules may be waived. Admission to the program is limited.
Psychology and Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Sciences concentrators with strong academic records and an interest in research are encouraged to consider participating in the Honors Program. The program is designed to enable advanced students to gain experience in design, conduct, and analysis of research studies. Students experience an intensive collaboration with a faculty member, and complete a major effort to create new scientific knowledge. The Honors Program can serve as a capstone for their undergraduate studies, and as important preparation for graduate training or employment in a variety of fields.