All candidates for honors in history & literature prepare a senior thesis of between 10,000 and 20,000 words focused on a topic of interest to the student the senior thesis is a work of scholarship that makes an argument through analysis of relevant primary and secondary sources. History resarch welcome this research guide will point you toward online research resources and strategies available to you as scholars doing literary research at pepperdine use this guide throughout the research process to help you have the best support for your thesis and research tags: senior thesis pepperdine libraries 24255 pacific. Proposals for writing a senior thesis in history are due on friday, april 14, 2017 if you are interested in writing a thesis, now is the time to begin to think seriously about it if you are interested in writing a thesis, now is the time to begin to think seriously about it. Members of the class of 2015 and their senior thesis topics, alphabetically by department departments africana studies american studies art art history ashlie flood, sarah schuchardt, the trial and the hamilton college harassment & sexual misconduct policy:.
The title page should contain the title, name of author, date, and the following statement: a senior thesis submitted to the history department of princeton university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of bachelor of arts. A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings in some contexts, the word thesis or a cognate is used for part of a bachelor's or master's course, while dissertation is normally applied to a doctorate, while in other contexts, the reverse is true. 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 cumulative 35 gpa or higher is eligible to write a senior honors thesis.
Kris komperda presents his senior thesis on salvadore dali during the student symposium seniors majoring in art history are expected to complete a rigorous research project for their capstone progress on this project requires more than a single block. Eligibility: graduating senior scholarship information : the selection of the best senior thesis will be based on the originality, impact, and written quality of the work winner is announced at the history department spring banquet. 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. Hos senior thesis the thesis is the capstone experience at princeton, and history of science concentrators have written prize-winning theses on a wide range of different sciences, in many different times and places.
Each year, a select group of undergraduate students enrolls in the history senior honors thesis program that culminates in the writing of a substantial, original, and polished piece of historical research. In 1969, hillary rodham wrote a 92-page senior thesis for wellesley college about community organizer saul alinsky entitled there is only the fight : an analysis of the alinsky model the thesis is now available while the work by rodham as a college student was the subject of much speculation in articles and biographies of hillary rodham clinton in the 1990s, access to the thesis was. Senior thesis help i’m a history major and i can not come up with a good senior thesis topic i’m trying to come up with an original topic and i’m not afraid of doing a lot of research.
By brendan w clark ’21 editor history major about the thesis writer: christopher bulfinch ’18 is a senior history major and thesis writerchris came to trinity knowing that he wanted to study history, but did not declare until the spring of his sophomore year. Description: the senior project for art history and visual arts majors is scheduled in the last year of the major by that time you will have taken imagery and form bc 3031 and a variety of art history and studio courses, which may help form your approach to your thesis project. Sample topics and resources for hst 347 us history since 1945 hst 408 history of american science and technology hst 423 modern science in world history hst 461-462 senior theses. Heist, jacob (2017) a call to liberty: rhetoric and reality in the american revolutionadvisor: kim gruenwald hall, frances l (2016) metal music and masculinity in the 1980's: cultural markers for the end of the century.
The senior thesis is a major undertaking and an excellent opportunity for graduating history majors honors students and history seniors with a cumulative gpa of 34 and a gpa of 35 in the history major are eligible to write a senior thesis and to graduate cum laude. Senior thesis writers are especially encouraged to apply, but grants can be made for non-thesis research as well students planning to conduct summer thesis research are encouraged to apply before march 1, but applications may be submitted at any point during the academic year. Description: all art history majors write a substantial research paper in their senior year there are two options for fulfilling this requirement: seniors have the option of doing a year-long thesis, or reworking and developing a seminar paper into a thesis through a one-semester participation in the senior thesis seminar. In the past, our history majors conducted thesis research at places like the university of california at berkeley, the baltimore city archives, the george c marshall library, and the library of virginia archives.
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. The senior thesis represents the culmination of a haverford student’s academic experience, and is one of the most important and rewarding ways that haverford realizes its educational mission it is an opportunity to do original research at levels usually reserved for graduate students, in partnership with faculty mentors. Senior thesis topics 1984-2018 eshragh motahar 2017-18 croak, mallory, “the effects of stem education on economic growth” [interdepartmental with history] shand, wendy f, “the changing world of banking: a closer look at the effects of bank mergers and acquisitions on. Senior thesis exhibit visual and media arts practice majors in the honors program work throughout their senior year to prepare for an exhibition that takes place in downtown richmond at the end of their final semester on campus.