The Senior Thesis

All students in all departments must complete a thesis requirement before graduation.  This written treatment of a subject shall embody results of original research and substantiate a specific view put forth by the student. Upon entering the major department, students will be paired with a thesis mentor and begin exploring normative and novel issues in the disciplines as preparation for undertaking and completing a senior thesis. The thesis shall consist of a research question, a literature review, and a body of findings in a format prescribed by the department.