The uic department of philosophy senior thesis minor philosophy club courses graduate program undergraduate program. Senior thesis for the philosophy major who is serious about academics and ready for a significant challenge,, there is an option of writing a senior thesis. A senior thesis is a large, independent research project that students take on in the senior year of high school or college to fulfill a graduation requirement. The honors-in-major program requires 16 the philosophy department honors-in-major all senior thesis candidates must have a proposal approved in.
The philosophy department invites all qualifying philosophy majors to consider working closely with an advisor to produce a thesis paper and then have the opportunity. Senior thesis writing a senior thesis is a substantial piece of philosophical work undertaken at the undergraduate level during the senior (final) year of study. Phil 1995 s05 [crn: 13980] an elective for students writing a thesis section numbers vary by instructor please check banner for the correct section number and crn. Thesis writing advice writing a senior thesis is perhaps the most important requirement of the logic and computation major over the course of your undergraduate.
Some students study philosophy together with another subject introduction to philosophy, and four other philosophy courses (besides the senior thesis). For my philosophy degree, one of the requirements was to write and defend a senior thesis the following is mine what does it mean to define. Stanford seniors’ thesis projects garner university medals the projects conducted philosophy major nastasha patel wins firestone medal for senior thesis in. Philosophy senior thesis abstracts 2009-2010 heeding hayek: co-dependency of freedom and responsibility in capitalism by aaron t fedor in the wake of a major.
The senior thesis is the culminating work of students majoring in religion, philosophy, or theology it will normally be done in the final year of study. 1 phi 3083 research methods in philosophy 3 hrs phi 4938 senior research seminar 3 hrs ucf d programs phi 4970h undergraduate honors thesis 3 hrs. Philosophy degree requirements 2016-2017 course catalog phil 487 senior major seminar or phil 497 senior thesis or reli 497 senior. Official guidlines writing and defending a senior philosophical thesis is the culminating experience for umm philosophy majors in this course, majors develop a. Thesis guidelines last updated on 4/13/2016 middlebury philosophy department page 1 of 10 guidelines for senior theses in philosophy: what you should be doing in.
State university of new york, college at oneonta phil 390 – 81 – senior thesis fall 2011 course syllabus instructor: dr achim koeddermann, 417 fitzelle hall. Phil 499 syllabus, [semester] [year]—p 1 of 8 phil 499: senior thesis in philosophy [semester] [year], coastal carolina university class meeting times: [date. Senior thesis there is no requirement for people concentrating in philosophy to write an undergraduate honors thesis some people do so, many people don't. Senior thesis guidelines study abroad see beyond philosophy is ultimately a choice between an unexamined life that passively lets itself be guided by.
The goals of study in philosophy are to give the student insight into the traditional problems of philosophy senior thesis: “the ontological argument for. A senior thesis not only builds upon the knowledge that you have gained in your program of study and utilizes the research and communication skills that you have. During their senior year, philosophy majors work on a 2-semester independent study project under the guidance of a philosophy professor, doing original work on a.