Honors Thesis Advisor (undergraduate) Advisor for Pamela Wagar, “The Effects of Osteogenesis Imperfecta on Social Outcome” (2006)
If you have not talked with professors or the Director of the Honors Program in your major last semester, then you are a bit behind and need to catch up by focusing on this issue. See the discussion about talking with professors in the previous semesters description and see the . If you are struggling to find an honors thesis advisor, consult with Professor Haugaard.
Thesis Advisors Every Honors thesis must be closely guided by two thesis advisors. Students will select their advisors during the first semester of their junior year. Any member of the Oswego faculty may serve as an Honors thesis advisor. For example, a student writing about the development of Zen philosophy in Japan might find thesis advisors in the Philosophy Department and the History Department. Note that the final grade for the thesis is filed with the Registrar's Office by only one advisor, from his or her department, so students may need to pay some attention to which advisor they sign up for Independent Study with. For example, when one advisor is in the History Department and one is in the Philosophy Department, a student who wants History credit for the thesis must sign up for Independent Study with the History advisor. Faculty cannot assign a grade outside their own department.
HONORS THESIS ADVISOR CONTRACT - BYU Honors Program
During the spring 2012 Honors Commencement Banquet, awards were presented to faculty who served as outstanding Honors thesis advisors. These individuals were nominated by their students for being helpful, knowledgeable, and supportive throughout the thesis process.Olivia Caillouet harvests Meyer lemons at the Country Flat Farm in Big Sur, California. With approval from Curt Rom, her honors thesis adviser, she "WWOOFed" for course credit at the organic orchard.The reader is commonly a member of faculty, but this is not a requirement so long as the reader is capable of assessing the student’s research. The honors thesis advisor often helps candidates choose a reader. However, it is the honors candidate’s responsibility to approach potential readers by clearly communicating the thesis topic and outlining the reader’s responsibilities. A confirmed reader is due to the honors committee in March.While Directors of the Honors Program and the Honors Council have never attempted to stipulate the duties and responsibilities of honors thesis advisors, it is ordinarily the case that the thesis advisor will: