As part of its commitment to student research and writing, the department of history encourages students to write a senior honors thesis any student with a. Director kathleen duval the history honors program culminates in the writing of a senior honors essay, a mature and polished piece of historical research and argument. A handbook for senior thesis writers in history | 7 date material due 1 september 2010 thesis prospectus due (in class) week of 20 september 2010 annotated. Senior thesis topics following is a list of students and their thesis topics from past years: 2016 aliya bean, these girlish devotions: women's colleges, the. University of maryland university college offers a hist course, senior thesis in history (hist 495), toward online degrees and certificates.
Senior thesis the senior thesis is an optional project for art history, history and theory of architecture, and art history/visual arts majors. Here are some tips for those long, intimidating term papers or senior theses: start early if you don't, none of these tips will matter big trouble is looming if you. Writing a senior thesis each year, seniors must decide whether to write a senior thesis it is, of course, a major undertaking a year-long course (history 99), it. An honors thesis is an original, independent research project undertaken with the guidance of a faculty mentor and culminating in a significant paper. Hst 461 and 462 senior thesis syllabus sample senior thesis: of the brundage senior thesis award worker during the cold war,” department of history.
The senior thesis is both the main challenge and the main reward of the final year of honours it is the capstone achievement of the undergraduate experience. A guide to writing a senior thesis in history and literature author: andrew j romig download pdf see also the brief guide to writing the history paper. Students writing senior theses in the history department enroll in history 498-01 during the fall semester this course is a senior thesis research seminar taught by.
A guide to writing a thesis in history and literature | page 1 introduction the history and literature senior thesis believe it or not, the most difficult part of any. Preparatory work: successful completion of hist 250 and 451 a thesis-proposal approved by instructor and a second reader chosen in consultation with the instructor. All students in the history department are required to write a senior paper or to produce a senior project to demonstrate competency as a history major. Senior thesis topics 1984-2017 eshragh motahar 2016-17 grover, sarthak, “the political economy of one belt one road [interdepartmental with history.
Senior essay & thesis requirements all history majors are required to write an extended-length research project that reflects historical scholarship, and present. A handbook for senior thesis writers in history | 7 o v e r v i e w o f and how long each chapter will be also, the nature and schedule of the research phase may. In pakistan, at undergraduate level the thesis is usually called final year project, as it is completed in the senior year of the degree. Choosing a topic for a history thesis can be a challenging task because the subject matter is so broad start by thinking about historical events that interest you. 2016-2017 mariah joy: exposing motherhood, gender identity, and sexual orientation in 1930s america through the matter of vanderbilt custody trial kimberly.
April 2017 dear seniors, your senior thesis is the most important project you will complete in your undergraduate career it is your best opportunity to become a. October 2016 department of history history senior thesis procedure, 2016-2017 to complete a senior thesis, you must first meet to discuss potential thesis topics with. April 2016 dear seniors, your senior thesis is the most important project you will complete in your undergraduate career it is your best opportunity to become a. Students choosing the two-semester sequence history 681-682 write a substantial research paper on a topic of their choice in consultation with a faculty thesis advisor.
The graduation with distinction program is the most challenging – and rewarding – undergraduate experience that the history department offers. Senior thesis history majors have the option of writing a senior thesis during the two terms of their senior year in unique circumstances, students may be given. Handbook for senior thesis writers in history | 7 date material due august 201131 thesis prospectus due (in class) of 19 september 2011week annotated bibliography. Hillary rodham senior thesis cover page of the thesis in 1969 in her 2003 memoir living history, clinton mentioned the thesis only briefly.