Sample Senior Thesis Proposals:
Sample Senior Thesis Papers:
EL5000 Senior Seminar I: Methodology
Autobiographical and biographical readings in the intellectual development of famous persons aid students in understanding issues of personal and career identity, the impact of literary study on the formation of self, and related topics. In preparation for the senior thesis, students compile their own intellectual autobiography tracing their growth and development as English majors concluding with a senior thesis proposal.
EL5010 Senior Seminar II: Thesis Composition
Under the supervision of a seminar director, students complete the senior thesis from sequential, critiqued drafts to completed manuscript. Collaborative readings of manuscripts-in-progress, peer review, oral reports and presentation of senior thesis. Offered every semester.