Submit the american studies honors thesis application to the director of please consult the document titled “undergraduate honors program senior thesis. Senior honors thesis guidelines eligibility any american studies major with a 35 average in the major at the end of the junior year is eligible to apply for permission to write an honors thesis. Princeton senior ugonna nwabueze, a first-generation nigerian american, has undertaken two creative thesis projects — an original play and a production of the play eclipsed, in which she played a leading role — to meet the requirements for her english major and certificates in african studies, african american studies and theater. One of the major ongoing projects of american studies is the construction of a fully searchable senior thesis archive through digital georgetown which would make accessible the theses of american studies students. Honors theses on asian american studies the following table lists the senior honor theses written on the subject of asian american studies by former undergraduate students hard copies of theses are accessible via the john hay library. Undergraduate certificate in latin american certificate in latin american studies research grants and juniors can apply for senior thesis research. 1 university of mary washington department of history and american studies amst 485: senior thesis spring 2018 i course goals it is the intention of the faculty of the department of history and american studies that the senior. Requirements overview the american studies major provides for the interdisciplinary study of the history american studies 199 (senior honors thesis).
The opportunity to write a senior thesis in american studies is open to any major with a gpa of 35 or higher within the major as of january of their junior year in exceptional circumstances students with a gpa below 35 may apply. Overview of the american studies degree including african and african american studies, american catholic studies the party of the year is the senior thesis. American studies senior thesis symposium and annual holiday reception tuesday, december 13, symposium: 11 am - 4 pm and annual party, 4 - 6 pm. Note: the latin american studies major is being retired and replaced by global studies senior honors thesis seminar: read more [+] rules & requirements. Play video: senior thesis: rosales transforms his immigrant experience on page and stage princeton students must write a senior thesis or conduct an independent research project for their majors and certificates, and the creation of the thesis is considered a.
American studies students are required to complete a capstone thesis project over the course of their senior year at georgetown the thesis is one of the most rigorous and interesting parts of the american studies curriculum and allows students to synthesize their experience with the program and create a substantial research-driven project. The senior essay and the thesis every student who completes the major in comparative studies writes a senior essay or a thesis the essay or the thesis is completed in cs 4990, “senior seminar,” a writing workshop offered every spring in which students share drafts, present their work orally, and receive detailed feedback from their peers. 2 ~ overview ~ american studies majors are encouraged to consider writing senior honors theses students who write honors essays consistently report that it was the.
Welcome to the undergraduate program in the department of african and african american studies greetings from the director of senior thesis guidelines. On friday, april 26, 2013 seniors from the 5-college american studies program presented summaries of their senior theses to an appreciative audience in a packed house in the library of the history department at pomona college. Taking an american studies and ethnicity course was one of the first and i completed my senior honors thesis american studies & ethnicity american popular.
Schedule and program for the 2014 american studies senior thesis symposium. Spring 2016 : african american studies h195b senior honors thesis the student will complete a primary research and writing project based on study of an advanced topic with faculty sponsor fulfills department thesis requirement. A native of rochester, ny, felicia is a doctoral student in american studies at brown university following her senior thesis in columbia university's department of sociology, which examined the romanticization of the old south by two ladies' heritage organizations between 1890 and 1920, she researches the intersection of race, memory, and.
American studies h195 -- honors thesis in order to graduate with honors in the major, eligible students must enroll in as h195 (senior honors thesis) for admission to as h195, students must have senior standing, an overall gradepoint average of 351, and a grade-point average of 365 for all (upper- and lower-division) courses taken in completion of the major. Eligibilityany american studies major with a 35 average in the major at the end of the junior year is eligible to apply for permission to write an honors thesis. Hmong americans and healthcare inequalities and solutions by aurea a berger senior thesis in asian american studies san francisco state university.
A senior thesis submitted to the in american studies by the american expectation of them that will be illustrated in the following chapters it was. The department of american studies and ethnicity integrates humanistic and social scientific perspectives and brings them to bear on an examination of the united states with a particular emphasis on comparative study of the peoples, cultures, history, and social issues of the western united states. For their capstone experience in american studies, students must complete: (10,11) amst 190 jt , senior seminar and amst 191 pz , senior thesis all students are required to write a senior thesis by enrolling in a two-course, two-credit sequence. How can the answer be improved. All candidates for honors in history & literature prepare a senior thesis of between 10,000 and 20,000 words american studies latin senior thesis senior. It is the intention of the faculty of the department of history and american studies that the senior thesis allow its students to diverse knowledge of american.
A senior thesis in african and african american studies should be roughly 70-100 pages (12 point font) in length (approximately 20,000-30,000 words) this number does not. The thesis is the capstone of the latin american studies major and, given the nature of the program, an interdisciplinary project it should build on what you have learned in your coursework about latin america, its history, its culture, its relation to other parts of.