Honors Timeline

 May 2014 Graduate Deadlines

  • September 27, 2013 - Honors Proposal due
  • November 4, 2013 - Students notified  of approval for proposed honors project
  • November 5-12, 2013 - Student pre-registers for MCM1990 for Spring 2014 + student meets with advisor to develop timeline
  • December 16, 2013 - Deadline to submit name of 2nd reader to the MCM office staff
  • April 14, 2014 - Final bound thesis due to advisor
  • April 21, 2014 - Advisor and 2nd Reader Report due to Honors director
  • April 30, 2014 - Honors Director Report due to College Curriculum Council + student notified of honors status by Honors Director
  • May 25, 2014 - Student receives diploma indicating degree with honors!!!

December 2014 Graduate Deadlines

  • Februrary 28, 2014 -  Honors Proposal due 
  • April 14, 2014 - Students notified  of approval for proposed honors project
  • April 15 - 22, 2014  Student pre-registers for MCM1990 for Fall 2013
    student meets with advisor to develop timeline
  • May 5, 2014 -  Deadline to submit name of 2nd reader to the MCM office staff
  • December 12, 2014 - Final bound thesis due to advisor
  • January 2, 2015 - Advisor and 2nd Reader Report due to due Honors director

In the Fall, after approval of the honors proposal, students begin to conduct their own research, conceptualize their projects and plan their research design. In the 8th semester, participants enroll in MCM1990 Honors Thesis/Project in Modern Culture and Media, during which time they complete the research and writing. Students submit the complete thesis for evaluation on April 16 (for mid-year graduates, the due date is December 12)

Honors is awarded by the College Curriculum Council based on a recommendation by Honors director in Modern Culture and Media . Honors is not awarded by the College retroactively. Students who fail to complete their thesis by the Modern Culture and Media department deadline will not receive honors, even if they complete all requirements at a later time. If a thesis is turned in late but before the end of the term, credit and a grade for the thesis work may still be granted; however, the student will not receive honors.