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

View PowerPoint here

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

Join presenter, Kelin Loe from the Writing Center to learn strategies to manage your time and set realistic goals in order to successfully write your thesis. Find out more about writing resources here on campus, including the CHC writing coach, Dixie Brown, who can meet with students on an individual basis and provide guidance about writing for honors courses. 

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.