The central feature of the history honors program is the writing of a senior thesis with the guidance of a faculty adviser each honors candidate defends the thesis at an oral examination which relates the thesis topic to the historical scholarship of the chosen field. Majors may earn the citation of honors in history by successfully completing an honors thesis under the direction of an advisor a history grade point average of 35 is normally required to be. The honors thesis track is a demanding program that only upperclassmen with a high history gpa and a willingness to work hard should consider the honors track, which normally begins the second semester of the junior year, is a two-semester program. Senior honors theses and awards the arthur kouguell memorial prize was established by the parents and friends of the late arthur m kouguell '73 the prize is awarded annually by the department of history to the senior honors thesis that best represents arthur kouguell's commitment to scholarly and humane values.
The entire history department will then read the student's nominated work, and if the department approves it to be extended into an honors thesis, the student will select a departmental honors advisor to supervise their thesis, and register for one course credit of independent research for the spring semester. Students entering the honors college 2010 or later are now required to submit an honors thesis prospectus at the end of the semester prior to beginning their thesis s c ope the thesis should be of greater depth than the paper resulting from the senior capstone course, hist 498/hist 496h, but not as in depth as a master's thesis. Cormac broeg, killing buter's bloodhounds: iowa soldiers and an act of political violence in reconstruction south carolina (winner of the stow persons award for outstanding senior honors thesis in history. For history majors interested in taking their scholarship to a higher level, the history department offers an honors program in history that allows admitted students the opportunity to undertake a substantive original history research project in their senior year with the guidance of history faculty and to write an undergraduate honors thesis.
The korea observer forums consumer voice history honors thesis stanford - 406922 this topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by atabarnate 1 week, 4 days ago. Students applying to the thesis program in history are highly encouraged to apply for a surf grant additional sources of funding are available through honors carolina and through the history department's boyatt and kusa [add link] awards. Every year, approximately 45%-55% of senior history concentrators choose to cap their harvard careers by writing a senior honors thesis the senior thesis tutorial is a two-semester sequence comprising hist 99a and hist 99b. An honors thesis, usually between 40 and 60 pages, based on original research, typed and presented on approved thesis paper (as per the college honors program specifications) must be completed in conjunction with the college honors program deadlines. Honors program theses written by undergraduate students in the department of history at the university of northern iowa.
History honors thesis for the following fall semester and register the student for it the chair, in consultation with the thesis director, will then select a second. Credits from these honors program courses (a his 495z, 496z, and 497z) can be counted toward the above requirements and will be credited toward the concentration most appropriate to the subject of the student's honors thesis (for example, american or european or world history. History honors thesis, - thesis local politics local abstract rest assured that you will be assigned a pro in the field of your study moreover, all of our experts are familiar with reference styles and formatting. History honors thesis guidelines this outline clarifies expectations that accompany writing an honors thesis, and should answer most of your questions special attention is given to developing a research proposal, to the importance of working with a faculty adviser, and to the various stages of writing the thesis during the senior year.
An honors thesis is an original, independent research project undertaken with the guidance of a faculty mentor and culminating in a significant paper. It is a piece of history that links to my ancestors and the history of my tribe- jasmine goodspeed '19. By nevila pahumi history honors thesis university of michigan 2007 2 acknowledgments upon the completion of this thesis, i would like to acknowledge the following.
Honors theses from 2013 pdf dependence, deception and dispute : a study of the distinct relationships between the united states' government and the emerging corporate entities of the second industrial revolution, 1865-1895 , joseph william moore. Honors and awards departmental and university honors honors in art history: students with a 37 gpa in the major may complete and submit an honors thesis by enrolling in ha195 (4 units, graded. Capstone/honors thesis capstone courses all history majors are required to complete a capstone course in order to graduate (see below for a more detailed explanation of degree requirements and for information on substituting the honors thesis or using an internship for the capstone course requirement. Theses from 2016 the beds are full but all the occupants are getting better: an institutional history of medicine at the carlisle indian school , frank charles vitale iv theses from 2015 2015.
The author retains all other ownership rights to the copyright of the honors thesis recommended citation archambeault, william, nihon wa new orleans no ongaku ga daisukidesu (japan loves new orleans's music): a look at japanese interest in new orleans music from the 1940s to 2017 (2017. An honors thesis allows you to do history, to conduct original research into a subject that fascinates you, to interpret and analyze your findings, and to make them your own by formulating them as a coherent narrative or argument. The honors thesis offers students the opportunity to explore their research interests in history and work with a major professor in their field of study the thesis is undertaken in capstone courses directed by a faculty member in the department of history.