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Honors Program at JWU Denver: Honors Thesis

Honors Thesis Courses

Honors Thesis Courses

During a student's final year, they will take two research courses in order to complete their Honors Thesis.

The first (RSCH3020) is geared towards choosing a topic and conducting initial research. The student will draft a Prospectus and select a faculty mentor.

The second course (RSCH4020) is an independent study where the student works with the faculty mentor to conduct scholarly research and develop an academic or creative thesis. 

RSCH 3020: Honors Research Seminar

     

 

This course familiarizes and reinforces research skills and helps students develop a prospectus for an Honors Thesis and choose a Faculty Mentor.

Can be used to meet A&S Elective, A&S 3000+ elective, or free elective requirements.

RSCH 4020: Honors Directed Academic Experience

 

This course is a Directed Academic Experience. Students will work one-on-one with their Faculty Mentors to produce an Honors Thesis of at least 35 pages. 

Can be used to meet A&S Elective, A&S 3000+ elective, or free elective requirements.

Preparing for an Honors Thesis: A Guide for Students and Faculty Mentors

Consult the attached document for a detailed guide to the objectives and outcomes of the Research courses, as well as the process for conducting and completing the Honors Thesis.