Boston college is just a different place than it was 20 years ago and we don't need one” students in the program take honors sections of the business core classes as well an additional course, business and professional speaking the program culminates in a mandatory senior honors thesis course. You have the option to make your honors thesis either (a) openly available via the internet to global readers or (b) available only to those at boston college either way, the work will be archived for the benefit of your department and future thesis writers the advantages of providing open access to your thesis include the. A thesis may be an extended research or analytic paper written either in the student's major discipline or in the honors program it may also be a creative project involving performance in an artistic medium honors students have written on topics as diverse as personalism in the summas of st thomas,. Components & specifications an honors thesis will be between 60 and 100 pages in length be completed to the satisfaction of the thesis advisor an honors thesis must receive a grade of a or a- to count toward completion of the honors program a thesis that receives a grade of b+ through d will receive credit but will not. In most cases seniors will do a two-semester senior thesis, generally in the major senior thesis/project proposal form is submitted by the last day of classes in the junior year alternatively, seniors may satisfy the requirements of the honors program by taking two hp classes exactly what those classes.
The psychology honors program offers students (both ba and bs majors) an excellent opportunity to get involved in research the program is for students with strong academic records who wish to devote a substantial amount of time in their senior year to a senior honors thesis. A 20-hour community service component, approved by and under the direction of the honors program director also, a paper in which students reflect on their community service, detailing what they have learned, will be required third year (spring): hn350 honors colloquium fourth year (fall): is450 honors thesis. Starting and completing a senior honors thesis is one of the most exciting and challenging tasks a student can pursue at the college of management an honors thesis represents the culmination of a successful academic career it offers an opportunity to integrate all the knowledge and skills learned to date, while pushing. Thesis: “cliques and cycles: a complementary pair of homological features detects structures in weighted networks” thesis: “pi-pi stacking interactions in aspartate transcarbamoylase” ba boston college 2014 balkema award for top honors thesis in the biology department at boston college 2014 phi beta kappa.
The english department offers two options for writing an honors thesis: a critical project (roughly 50 pages) or a creative project (a novel, a sustained work of creative nonfiction, a series of short stories, or a collection of poetry) this project is mentored by a faculty member in weekly meetings over the course of the year. The honors program is open to all majors and centers around an original piece of research and writing undertaken with the guidance of a thesis advisor.
Honors thesis program boston college english department may 2014 invited to write an english honors critical thesis (50+ pages) under the advisement of professor carlo rotella at boston college received a for year-long work and nominated for honors thesis award. In its current inception, csom honors students have the opportunity to take honors sections of csom core classes, and are required to do an honors thesis admission to the honors program is offered to both early action and regular applicants, and the freshman class usually averages around 30 or 40.
Honors seniors 17th cookbook of elizabeth capell with the title of marie pellissier's more than a kitchen marie pellissier, advanced independent research project when i was designing my senior thesis project, i wanted to think outside the box a traditional scholar of the college project in the history. Kelly anne mccullagh, '14, first discovered the poetry of wb yeats in her grandfather's love letters for her senior thesis, she traced the irish poet's literary evolution by studying his manuscripts the english department offers one path to honors, the completion of significant independent work culminating in a thesis a thesis. Students enjoy a low student-to-faculty ratio in dedicated honors seminars and are invited to special lectures and dinners they also have the opportunity to interact with upper-class colleagues through collaborative research projects and mentoring in the senior year, students develop an honors thesis, working individually.