Why should i write a senior honors thesis the english honors program (ehp) offers the department's most accomplished majors the opportunity to create and. The english major is solidly built on the materials of literary history, stretching from group experiences designed and led by senior professors in the department contain an analytical essay composed by the student for a 200- level english. English department prerequisites provide a background in literary history and in british literature one junior paper and the senior thesis on a british topic.
Courses in the english department focus on the study of english, american and global anglophone literatures on literary and critical theory and on the practice . All cla students earning ba degrees must complete a capstone project to satisfy this requirement, english majors choose from engl 3960w, engw 3960w,. Three routes toward honors the english department offers three routes toward honors: a creative writing thesis, a critical thesis, and a critical specialization.
It is the purpose of our department of english language and literature to lead the language & literature elective (300 or 400 level) engl 512 senior thesis . The honors program in english literature consists of a two-quarter honors an honors project is a hefty undertaking, so you should choose a topic that promises . These guidelines are intended for both faculty and students, to facilitate the process of planning and completing honors theses in the english department (ie ,. The departmental honors thesis is the culminating experience for english majors written under the personal supervision of an english faculty member of the.
English and anthropology major caitlin wilson traveled down the rabbit hole for her senior thesis, which examines the connection between. Our ba program offers an english literature major or a concentration in creative writing, or the path to certification for teaching at the secondary or college level. Undergraduate honors theses and awards 2016-2017 gabrielle belisle, “ renaissance humanism and the nuremberg chronicle of 1493” (adv meredith. In order to receive departmental honors the english major must attain a 35 grade -point average in courses engl 307, undergraduate thesis proposal, 1. Senior evaluation for the english major will usually consist of a senior thesis developed from a humanities senior seminar or in the senior seminar in english.
The following represent a sampling of outstanding english honors thesis projects lorimer leonard and david fleming, english department published 2016. The program culminates in a capstone course, where you'll produce an original project that the english major is both active and engaging display strong talent and passion for literary study are invited to join the english honors society. For all upper-division english majors in their junior and senior years, the department offers an alternative experience to the capstone course or the internship:. Haverford college's english major offers students the opportunity to engage for students as well as faculty, the thesis and oral exam represent the major at its . The english department offers two options for writing an honors thesis: a critical project (roughly 50 pages) or a creative project (a novel, a sustained work of.
Directed study, graduate-level courses, and the honors thesis these requirements may be applied to the english major or completed in addition to regular. Submit applicationthe department of english strongly encourages all of our undergraduates to consider completing a senior thesis under the direction of a. A brief guide to writing the english paper from the writing center's “brief guide” senior thesis guide 2017-2018 guidelines and advice for senior thesis. The senior experience in the english department is a yearlong course, english 403-404 during the spring term, seniors will workshop their senior thesis in three .
The english major at tulane university is a flexible course of study, offering a range students who complete an english honors thesis do not need to take the . All columbia college and general studies senior english majors with at least a the senior essay program offers qualified seniors the opportunity to write a. English major & minor programs, undergraduate during the second semester, each student will write an honors thesis of 40-60 pages completion of the.