Degree Option

Degree with Thesis

Students may apply for candidacy for Degree with Thesis in any semester of the junior year or in the first semester of the senior year. A candidate for any Degree with Thesis must report the title of the thesis and the name of the directing professor in writing to the Office of Undergraduate Academics no later than December 15 of the senior year. In April of the senior year, the student must submit the approved thesis to the Library. Some points of interest about the Thesis:

the diploma reads “with thesis”

the thesis is not for credit and is over and above the other degree requirements

the thesis does not affect the GPA

the thesis is not treated as an overload for tuition calculation

the student may begin work on the thesis before the senior year