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Kathie Friedman
SIS 397
Seattle Campus

Junior Honors Seminar

Designed to facilitate writing of honors thesis through methodological and bibliographical research. Required of honors candidates.

Class description

This course is designed as a workshop to facilitate the writing of an honors thesis prospectus which will culminate in the completion of the thesis by the end of the following academic year. Students will learn to construct research questions and design research plans in a series of written assignments, leading to the completion of an honors thesis prospectus.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Required of honors thesis students

Class assignments and grading

Short writing assignments and 20 page prospectus

a) Writing assignments that are first drafts corresponding to the parts of the honors thesis prospectus. (b) Final draft of the prospectus (c) written peer reports (d) seminar participation

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Amy M. Seward
Date: 01/28/2003