Policy on the Honors Qualifying Examination in Statistics

1. The Chair will appoint a member of the Department as Statistics honors advisor, to be responsible for soliciting thesis proposals and organizing theses for Honors in Statistics.

2. For a degree with Honors, a student must have demonstrated the ability to pursue independent work fruitfully and exhibit a strong motivation to engage in research. Students are admitted to the Honors Program on the basis of a thesis proposal, which must be accepted by the department. Please refer to the department Honors website for details on being accepted to the Honors program.

3. Proposals are solicited in the spring semester. E students should contact the honors advisor for discussion of thesis proposals in the second semester of their junior year.

                          

Approved by the Department in September, 2014

Last updated: August 31, 2018