The following schedule assumes a may graduation fall semester students will take political science 495 (4 semester hours) students must write an acceptable research proposal covering the honors thesis topic. 1 political science honors thesis guidelines to complete an honors thesis in political science, you must register for a two-semester sequence of courses in the first semester, you enroll in pols 3700 honors research under the supervision of your. The honors committee supervises the honors thesis program this committee is composed of three members of the political science faculty—at least one of whom must be a senior member of the. The department of political science offers the honors thesis program for qualified majors in their senior year seniors work closely with a small committee of faculty members on a well-defined research project throughout the academic year. University of florida about us thesis and dissertation last day to submit transmittal letter and doctoral dissertation for initial review by graduate school.
Honors without borders is starting - get involved in service submitting a thesis contact us honors program 343 infirmary 280 fletcher drive university of. 1 | page political science department honors thesis guidelines unlike papers written for most classes, an honors thesis must be a substantial piece of research, writing. Senior's honors thesis stephen has a ba in political science and an med from the university of florida stephen has served in a number of leadership. Advanced students, who are contemplating the possibility of writing an honors thesis as part of the honors program, are encouraged to take this course at the junior level (3ls) other students should probably wait until their senior year.
36 grade point average in all political science courses, and a 36 average in courses that count toward honors in political science completion of an honors thesis, under the direction of a faculty adviser. University of florida economics about the major an honors thesis in economics is available through the college of liberal arts and sciences for more. Prerequisite: admission to political science honors program or consent of department ps 495 senior honors seminar credit: 3 hours provides an advanced overview of methodological issues in political science especially identification of research questions and design of research strategies in political science appropriate for a senior thesis. Political science honors thesis projects the honors program is an opportunity to carry out a major research project under the direct supervision of a faculty member as an honors candidate, you will be responsible to your faculty advisor who guides the design, research, and analysis of your subject of interest.
Uf honors thesis guidelines for students to help in school intellectual debate guidelines thesis honors uf also employs a series of simultaneous progressions in science at school, which shows that atkinson intended to promote professionalism amongst practitioners and graduate schools. Political science majors who were admitted to the major by fall semester 1991 and who graduate with a 35 or better upper-division grade point average (based upon grades beginning with the semester following the completion of the 60th hour) will be graduated with honors automatically-that is, with no thesis or additional work required. You want the thesis to help you prepare for a particular career or job, or you want to get a significant experience in doing research, or you want to graduate with honors on your record, or. Honors thesis honors program faqs political science thesis abstracts my presentation will show the rise of this group as a political force across the.
Graduate with a political science gpa of at least 3700 no thesis is required students with these gpas do not need to apply to graduate with departmental honors. All seniors majoring in political science at carthage are required to write a senior thesis here is a look at past senior theses, to give prospective studen. The culmination of the honors program is a written thesis document and an end of the year colloquium wherein each student presents his or her work publically to political science faculty, peers, and invited guests.
Students in the honors program participate in the political science department honors colloquium, organized by the honors coordinator, which meets each semester. The approval of a departmental honors thesis may require the student to make revisions according to the committees specifications course description: the purpose of the two semesters of independent study is to give the student the guidance necessary to complete the political science honors thesis. The uf undergraduate honors theses collection includes undergraduate honors theses from uf starting with the fall 2014 academic term work is underway to add theses written prior to fall 2014 to the [email protected] To graduate with honors in political science, a student must have received an average point score of 35 or higher on the honors thesis and maintained a gpa of 35 or above in the major through the end of the second quarter of the honors seminar.