Senior Thesis Sequence for Honors Students
1. Students in the
Honors program who
are Anthropology majors are not required to write two theses.
Instead, they may design one thesis to satisfy the requirements of both
accomplish the goal of writing a single senior thesis, students
will participate in the Anthropology Senior Sequence and follow the
and procedures formulated by the Department of Anthropology to meet the
standards of anthropological research and writing. The Honors
Committee has reviewed these standards and found them commensurate with
those of the Honors Program.
students will begin the senior sequence one term earlier than do other
Anthropology majors. This will enable the student to complete his/her
early enough so as to present his/her research along with other Honors
students in May.
requirements include ANTH 410W, ANTH 411, and ANTH 412W (see Department
Anthropology Course Descriptions).
accommodate the student, the Honors Committee will waive the
that they participate in H303–Thesis Development Workshop and Portfolio
(1cr) and H403 Honors Thesis (3 credits).
students do not need to seek a second thesis reader who is a member of
the Honors Committee. Rather, they will choose a second reader from
the Anthropology Department. Both readers will submit Reader’s Reports
that recommend or reject the thesis based on criteria set by the Honors
this will mean beginning in the spring term so as to complete the
the following spring term.
- While the student may work on his/her senior thesis for 4 terms,
will earn 12
Anthropology course credits.
additional time will be added to the last, write-up phase when students
face time constraints. By extending the write-up
phase, Honors students will be able to augment field research with
literature review, and will have adequate time to complete high quality
theses by May of their senior year.
sum, the activities included in ANTH 412W will be completed during the
and spring terms.
5. Honors/Anthropology students will make public presentations of
their theses to both Honors and Anthropology gatherings of fellow
students, faculty, family and friends.