Welcome to american studies for over 40 years, american studies with its distinguished faculty has promoted scholarship on cultures and politics of the united states we emphasize the interdisciplinary study of literature, history, culture, and social sciences. Graduate students make frequent use of the rutgers art library, which is located conveniently next to the department's main office housed in a new building since 1992, the art library not only supports research and instructional needs, but also has been an active partner in co-sponsoring cultural events, lectures and exhibitions. Sas interdisciplinary honors thesis conference friday, april 20, 2018 10:00 am - 2:30 pm eighteen graduating seniors in the school of arts and sciences who participated in the interdisciplinary honors thesis program will present their research. The phd program is designed for students seeking advanced interdisciplinary training in the field of honors, affiliations with professional organizations, papers presented at conferences, published work, language ability, etc a writing sample (15-20 pages) typically the writing sample will be an undergraduate senior thesis, a seminar.
Three honors programs are available to our students: the sebs general honors program provides highly motivated and promising students a challenging intellectual environment honors students participate in a four-year program that includes interdisciplinary seminars and a graduated introduction to research. The online rutgers university calendar of events is the central location for information about events of interest to the rutgers community. Departmental honors program honors in classics may be earned by eligible students who wish to write a senior thesis with the help of an adviser to qualify, students must have a cumulative grade-point average (gpa) of 32 or better and a gpa of 36 or better in the major at the end of their junior year.
“honors” at rutgers can mean different things, and similarly “honors” refers to different things within the sociology department primarily when we speak of sociology honors we are referring to our capstone senior thesis project. The interdisciplinary honors thesis is a scholarly monograph, a substantial written work based on a defined thesis question developed into a sustained argument the work must incorporate extensive original research, be supported by evidence and critical reasoning, and must show mastery of a subject field. Each semester, honors courses of three kinds are available for members of the sas honors program: honors colloquium offered through the honors program, interdisciplinary honors seminars offered through the honors program, and honors courses offered through academic departments. Thesis option 24 credits of coursework and the completion of a two-semester-long sequence of or from other schools at rutgers, reflecting the interdisciplinary emphasis of the program and the interdisciplinary trends driving modern computer science one of the most prestigious honors in the united states awarded to an undergraduate. The interdisciplinary honors thesis is an option for exceptional school of arts and sciences undergraduates who are interested in a topic that spans more than one academic discipline, who want to complete a research project in a field other than their major, or are in a major that does not have a departmental thesis program.
The sas honors program encourages creative, talented, and motivated students to take full advantage of all that rutgers, a major public research university, has to offer while fostering a strong sense of community and leadership among our honors scholars. Upon successful completion of the exams, in the subsequent semester, students must submit a thesis proposal for approval by the department faculty the ma candidate must demonstrate a general knowledge of the principal ancient authors and may write a thesis (equivalent to 6 credits. A formal, written honors thesis, which generally includes an introduction to the background and significance of the research question, clear statement of hypotheses, description of the experimental design and methods used to collect and statistically analyze the data, detailed description of the results, and a discussion of the conclusions.
Congratulations to sten knutsen on his iht defense congrats to sten knutsen, cogsci individualized major student, who defended his iht on april 21, 2017 sten's interdisciplinary honors thesis (iht) advisors are karin stromswold (primary) and paul de lacy (secondary. The rutgers psychology program boasts nationally and internationally recognized scholars, many of whom have received prestigious awards and honors rutgers university the rutgers university library system contains over 2,000,000 bound volumes and over 1,000,000 government documents, pamphlets and other material. The culmination of the honors program is the senior thesis project, ideally in the student’s major field, although interdisciplinary thesis projects are also possible this capstone thesis leads to exceptional depth of understanding and provides valuable experience in developing and executing an advanced project. Biomathematics interdisciplinary major (curriculum code 122) the field of mathematical biology is undergoing a major resurgence the wealth of data afforded by new bioinformatics tools and modern molecular biology allow the formulation of precise models, which can then be subject to experimental validation.
The interdisciplinary honors thesis is a two-semester independent research project, 3 credits each semester, which culminates in a written thesis and an oral defense before a faculty committee students. 12:090:410-411 interdisciplinary honors thesis (3,3) independent research leading to an interdisciplinary senior honors thesis open only to seniors in the rutgers college honors program 12:090:497-498 henry rutgers scholars project (ba,ba) independent research and preparation of a written thesis under direction of a faculty member. Sas interdisciplinary honors thesis departmental honors will be awarded to a student majoring in comparative literature who completes the requirements for the sas interdisciplinary honors thesis, and maintains a 35 gpa in the major. All sas students who are completing a department-based honors thesis or an sas interdisciplinary honors thesis will be designated as sas paul robeson scholars sas paul robeson scholars will be eligible for extended library borrowing privileges and for nomination for consideration for a henry rutgers thesis award.