Amidst all of the other chaos of senior year, i'm currently in the throes of writing my senior thesis as i'm a member of the university honors college instead of doing a senior capstone in the university studies program, i've gotten to pick a research topic of my choice and craft an entire thesis about it, a task. Honors thesis 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 the student an opportunity to explore in detail a topic of interest in his or her major the honors thesis also helps prepare the student for the rigors. All honors college students must complete the honors college core curriculum and a senior thesis/creative project supervised by and presented in front of a faculty committee honors students must meet the undergraduate degree requirements set by the university, including those governing total credits earned , upper. In the final year of undergraduate study, all honors college students complete a thesis the thesis is a serious research project, representing a valuable opportunity for honors students to work closely with a faculty advisor from their major department students generally take 8 credits of thesis coursework to complete the. Welcome to the university honors college, the only urban-focused honors college in the country here, you'll join a small, dedicated community of highly motivated students and engaged professors together you will explore an academically intense curriculum through the lens of the culturally rich, ever- evolving city of.
Join schreyer scholars brad einstein and sarah barrett for an insider's tour of the schreyer honors college penn state university you'll visit an honors class, get a look inside honors housing, learn more about study abroad opportunities, find out about the thesis gong, and even get to tag along to. The honors college at psu is a tight-knit community of high achieving students within the vibrant city of portland, oregon recent theses include cancer research at oregon health and sciences university (ohsu), a fantasy novel, civil rights and the black lives matter movement, the design of a methane detector for. Font type: all text should use the times new roman font font size: reduced type may be used within tables, figures, and appendices, but font size should be at least 11-point in size and must be completely legible font color: the majority of your thesis document should be in black font, however color is permissable in. Electronic submission of the final honors thesis became a requirement beginning spring semester 2010 honors theses submitted prior to spring semester 2010 will not be found on this database both the mandatory draft submission and the final thesis must be submitted electronically through this site all final theses are.
Students who complete an honors project must take three quarters of biology 401, including three credits of honors reading and four credits of honors thesis in addition to engaging in research, honors program students must complete a written academic thesis detailing their research and findings by the end of their third.
While most students research a topic of interest in their majors and develop a paper on that topic to complete their honors thesis requirements, there are multiple ways to approach this capstone to your honors education for example, in the past students have written or directed plays, written children's books, developed.
And define your professional life gain experience for your resume earn money and/or credit for school develop a professional network apply classroom learning in the real world hone existing skills and develop new ones - and: your research or internship could become the foundation for your senior honors thesis. All schreyer scholars are required to complete an undergraduate honors thesis this work represents the culmination of a student's honors experience through the thesis, the student demonstrates a command of relevant scholastic work and a personal contribution to that scholarship the thesis project can take many forms. On november 17, 2006, the schreyers pledged an additional gift of $25 million to the schreyer honors college having contributed more than $58 million to penn state, they were the largest family donors in the school's history, prior to the recent donation of $88 million from terry and kim pegula for a new arena.
All urban honors students must complete the honors college curriculum and a senior thesis supervised by and presented in front of a faculty committee graduating from honors requires a cumulative psu gpa of 325 or higher students are welcome to transfer into the urban honors college from outside institutions or.