2019-20 Honors Program

Thesis proposals for 2020E are due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 01, 2019.

Thesis proposals for 2019-2020 are due by 4:00pm on Friday, September 06, 2019. Early submissions are appreciated.

Thesis Proposal Form: 2019-20

Please use this form to submit a PDF of your thesis proposal. 

Proposals are due by 4:00 pm on Friday, September 6, 2019.  

Your attached proposal should be between 450 and 550 words and have the following components:

  1. Tentative title of thesis.
  2. Tentative thesis advisor(s).  PLEASE NOTE: The History Department expects prospective thesis students to discuss their projects with prospective advisor(s) prior to submitting proposals.
  3. Discussion of topic and its significance: explain the topic, what is interesting about it, how it relates to larger questions, why it is important.
  4. Discussion of sources: In one paragraph or less, explain the type of sources you plan to use, and their availability to you. You should demonstrate a familiarity with what is available—do not simply say "a lot of sources." You need to be specific. You do not need to provide a bibliography.

Please email Department of History if you have questions or experience difficulty submitting this form.


PROPOSAL
Advisor(s) Confirmation: *
PLEASE NOTE: The History Department expects prospective thesis students to discuss their projects with prospective advisor(s) prior to submitting their proposals.
Please attach a PDF of your written proposal, 450 to 550 words, that includes the following: (1) full name; (2) tentative thesis title; (3) tentative thesis advisor(s); (4) discussion of topic and its significance; and (5) discussion of sources.
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