The concentration in anthropology provides students with a better understanding of the human condition honors thesis in anthropology. Senior honors thesis the honors program is a two-semester sequence (anth 99a, “senior research” in fall, followed by anth 99b, “senior thesis” in spring. What is an honors thesis in anthropology an honors thesis includes original research and is greater in scope than a course term paper students are encouraged to.
View anthropology honors theses deja, chelsea (2017) biogeographic history of the mulatta-group macaque as inferred from mitochondrial and y-chromosomal. In addition to the regular requirements for a major in anthropology, honors students pursuing either the ba or the bs conduct an independent research project that. Department of anthropology, 5/8/08 1 notes on writing a successful honors-level thesis in anthropology working independently a senior thesis is a remarkable.
Graduating with departmental distinction anthropology majors have the opportunity to graduate with honors distinction eligible students should apply by the end of. A&s courses collectively allow students to build crucial skill sets, including analytic skills and critical thinking, research design and practice, qualitative and. All schreyer scholars are required to complete an undergraduate honors thesis this work represents the culmination of a student's honors experience. Anthropology concentrators pursue a diverse range of topics and places that covers every time period from the pre-historical to the present, and every major world area.
The department expects a senior honors thesis to be a significant research contribution on a topic of your choice it can be based on lab work, fieldwork, or library. Many anthropology faculty and graduate students also offer opportunities for undergraduates to collaborate in research do i qualify to undertake the honors thesis. Special opportunities in anthropology honors in anthropology writing an honors thesis is an excellent way to cap one’s major in anthropology the process offers. What is anthropology anthropology stands at the crossroads of the humanities and social sciences it is the comparative science of human thought, experience, and. Anthropology honors program the goal of the anthropology honors program is to give those students with superior interests and talents in the field to explore both.
A senior honors thesis is an extended paper (approx 60-80 pages) on a selected topic, which you examine in detail you take this as a year long, two-credit course. Honors program the honors program is for students who wish to deepen their concentration in anthropology through an extra 12 credits of research and coursework. Outstanding senior majors in anthropology may be selected by the department for possible participation in the emory college honors program as determined by the. Honors in anthropology program description majors with a 30 or better cumulative grade-point average and a 34 or better average in. As a rough guide, honors theses typically consist of about 60 pages of text the thesis must use the university's official format for phd theses, available from the.
Doing an honors thesis is very demanding academically and takes a great deal of time and effort students can find that the process, which involves multiple. Scholarworks at georgia state university includes honors theses contributed by students of the department of anthropology at georgia state university the. Completed an approved honor’s thesis the honors program consists of a two-course individual study sequence honors in anthropology health administration and.
Honors thesis anthropology majors with a minimum gpa of 36 in the major who wish to write an honors thesis for departmental honors consideration may enroll in anth. Departmental honors under the guidance of an a&s faculty member, an a&s major writes a thesis based on an approved project in a specialized field of anthropology or. Guidelines and procedures for undergraduate honors in anthropology undergraduate students interested in working for an honors degree should apply to the chair of.
Senior honors thesis completion of a senior honors thesis is optional although highly encouraged if students hope to pursue a graduate career in anthropology or other. Uc san diego 2018 anthropology honors thesis presentations ucsd anthropology loading unsubscribe from ucsd anthropology cancel unsubscribe working. Students who maintain an overall grade point average of at least 32 and an average of at least 35 in their anthropology coursework may apply to the honors.