The Senior Honors Project requirement may be met in one of the following three ways:
- HONR Senior Honors Project (2 semesters - HONR 498, HONR 499)
A two semester project that can take a variety of forms, including an interdisciplinary thesis, creative arts project, or service learning project. All projects must fulfill the parameters for the Senior Honors Project. (See below)
- Department Honors or Department Project (2 semesters)
The Senior Honors Project may overlap with department honors or a department project, but must meet the parameters for the Senior Honors Project. (See below)
- HONR 497: Senior Honors Seminar (1 semester - 3 credits)
An interdisciplinary, capstone seminar for students in the College Honors Program. The thematic focus of each seminar will be defined by the professor and will include intensive reading, discussion, and a written research paper.
Parameters for Senior Honors Projects #1 & #2 above:
- Projects must be of graduate level quality
- Projects must reflect the methodological, theoretical, and substantive expectations for scholarship in the project area
- Projects must be two semesters and total 4 to 6 graded credit hours
- Projects may be begin during junior year
- Projects must be approved by the Honors Director and faculty supervisor during the semester preceding the start of the project
- Projects must culminate with some type of public dissemination, such as a thesis defense, presentation, demonstration, or performance
For more information about the Senior Honors Project, please see "Senior Project: Frequently Asked Questions."
For a sample list of past Senior Honors Project Topics/Title, please click here.