HIM Thesis Formatting

The Honors in the Major program requires that you submit a research proposal to the Office of Research and Community Engagement prior to enrolling in your first Thesis Writing semester. Generally, a scientific research proposal will include a brief introduction to your research topic, a literature review, and a methodology that will explain how you plan to meet the objectives of your research.  A proposal in the Arts and Humanities will generally include an introduction and your creative work (e.g. screenplays, short stories, artwork) or theoretical analysis.  You will construct a signature page for your thesis proposal that will list your entire committee, Department Chair (or HIM Coordinator, if applicable), and Vanessa McRae, the Director of the Honors in the Major program.

The following are examples of substantially researched, properly formatted research proposals and their respective signature pages. These examples should be used for reference only and not necessarily as templates. Please consult your Thesis Chair and committee regarding the structure of your proposal, information that should be present, and documentation style.

Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences
Molecular and Microbiology (Biomedical Sciences)

College of Arts and Humanities
Art History
History
Humanities
English-Creative Writing
English-Literature
Music
Philosophy
Spanish
Theatre

College of Business Administration
Accounting
Finance

College of Education and Human Performance
Elementary Education
English Language Arts Education

College of Engineering and Computer Science
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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Athletic Training
Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Social Work

College of Nursing
Nursing

College of Sciences
Anthropology
Chemistry
Mathematics
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology