This form alerts the department to create a space for the student to enroll in history 499, honors thesis, for the two semesters of the senior year students must maintain a gpa of 325 throughout the process. History department – senior seminar senior seminar papers presentation 2013 preface: the western oregon university history department initiated the senior seminar in 1997 as a requirement for all history majors the university provost had requested that each academic department develop a means to ascertain whether its. History major requirements this change started to apply to history/secondary education majors only in 2013 senior thesis or senior seminar. The history senior thesis: what to expect the history department warmly welcomes rising senior history majors to find out more and ask questions about the year-long, mandatory, senior thesis experience.
Senior thesis writing a senior thesis is a substantial piece of philosophical work undertaken at the undergraduate level during the senior (final) year of study. Page: senior thesis advising - columbia college is able to provide a small research fund to students conducting approved research for their senior theses the average amount awarded is no greater than $250 and, if special permission is given, will not exceed $500 all funds are provided on a reimbursement basis the process for. 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 prof jeffrey p bayliss, chair of the department.
Handbook for senior thesis writers in history | 7 date material due august 201131 thesis prospectus due (in class) of 19 september 2011week annotated bibliography of primary and secondary sources. The history senior thesis is required of all majors it is written over two terms, with the final grade applying to both terms the project is generally begun in the fall and.
Columbia college senior thesis funding application section 1. Timetable and length columbia slavic majors are not required to write a senior thesis, but may do so if they have a research interest they would like to pursue in this format. 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 bibliography of primary and secondary sources. Department of art history and archeology economics retrieved from category.
Senior thesis the senior thesis is your final general education requirement and the capstone of your undergraduate career it is a serious exercise in the organization and presentation of written material related to your major you select a topic for your thesis in consultation with your faculty reader(s) if you are pursuing honors in your major. Department of art history and archaeology about senior thesis honors the style of the thesis need not conform to the requirements of the columbia. Hillary rodham senior thesis cover page of the thesis in 1969 in her memoir living history (2003), clinton mentioned the thesis only briefly.
This page describes the senior thesis option you may also browse a list of completed theses or read student perspectives on the experience literature majors with at least a 375 major qpa now have the option of doing a senior thesis like their peers in other pitt humanities departments and in other english departments across the country. Senior thesis application advice from former religion majors on the thesis process definitely be passionate about what you are doing. Econinfoforstudentswikispacescolumbiaedu.
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 permission to write the thesis in one term writing a senior thesis involves original research, normally with extensive use of primary materials. He now prepares to explore the cold war history at columbia chinese students at and honors in history he wrote his senior thesis on the varying. Senior thesis work in this area there are many topics in the history of mathematics that could be developed into a thesis -- the history of middlebury college.
The honors thesis is a senior year activity that presents students with a wonderful opportunity to experience first-hand the creative processes that are fundamental to. Senior thesis page senior thesis page writing into history: see more senior theses on the columbia academic commons website. Sample topics and resources for hst 408 history of american science and technology hst 423 modern science in world history hst 461-462 senior theses. Art history senior thesis during their senior year, majors concentrating in art history will write a senior thesis the thesis provides an opportunity to work independently, under the guidance of a faculty member, on a focused project over a longer period of time than usually possible on the block plan it is the capstone experience in the major.