Sociology 488

SOCY 488

Catalog Entry

SOCY 488H. Final Honors Project
Credit Hours (3).

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Honors Program, completion of all other Honors Program requirements, a minimum 3.5 GPA in all courses and in Sociology and Anthropology.

The student conducts research and writes a thesis for a bachelor's degree with honors in sociology. In order to receive honors credit, the student must receive a grade of "A" or "B" for the thesis. This course may not be repeated.


Detailed Description of Content of Course

This course has no "content" per se. The student develops his/her own research project in a specific area of interest in sociology.


Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

The student works independently to complete the project with the guidance of one or more faculty members. Survey and/or ethnographic methods may be utilized.


Goals and Objectives of the Course

Students will demonstrate superior accomplishments in the discipline, and thereby graduate with honors.


Assessment Measures

The final written project will be evaluated by a committee of departmental faculty chosen by the Chairperson.


Other Course Information

Soc488H cannot be taken for graduate credit.


Review and Approval

January, 2004 Reviewed Peggy A. Shifflett