CHC juniors: This series of workshops is just for you! If you missed them, resources from the workshops will be available after each event!

The offerings in "Honors Thesis/Project: We'll Get You There!" help students understand and prepare for the Honors Thesis/Project—from development of an idea through submission of the final paperwork.

All workshops are held:
5:00-6:15 p.m.
CHC Events Hall


September 21: What is an Honors Thesis or Project? How do I get started?

View the PowerPoint presentation here

Attend this workshop to learn more about the following topics: 

  • Why a thesis?
  • Timeline for completing a thesis
  • Scope of thesis
  • Finding a committee
  • A thesis seminar vs an individual thesis
  • A thesis in social and behavioral sciences
  • A thesis in a STEM field
  • A thesis in the arts


October 19: Developing a Thesis Concept and Proposal

How do you work this research thing? What kinds of research are suitable for a thesis? How do you think up and develop a research topic? How do you develop a thesis proposal? This interactive workshop will address these questions, and more. 


November 2: Time Management and Writing Habits

This workshop will help you learn strategies to manage your time and set realistic goals in order to successfully write your thesis. 


February: Resources for Research

  • Reference Librarian, WEB DuBois Library 

Explore the research and writing process in more depth.


March: Research Skills

Hear from a variety of faculty who have sponsored theses from different disciplines.


April: Putting the Pieces Together

Now that you are launched, how is it going? Do you need help? You will have a chance to ask questions and assist in troubleshooting any upcoming issues.

This timely workshop will also cover how to finalize your 499Y form and register your thesis.