Theatre 488

Theatre 488: Final Honors Project

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Honors Academy, completion of all other Honors Academy requirements, senior standing, a minimum 3.5 GPA in all courses and in theatre.

Credit Hours: (3)

The project and the topic to be explored will be determined by the student, the faculty member with whom the student works and the student’s major program area. (Honors project may be a written or performance-based project.) In order to receive honors credit, a student must earn a grade of “A” or “B” for the final project.

Note(s): Course may not be repeated.


Detailed Description of Content of Course

The content of the course will vary with each student. The student will write either a research critical essay or a comparable creative manuscript or other original writing project. All final projects must be approved by the department and the Honors Council.


Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

The student's final project supervisor will ask two other faculty members, one of whom will be from the theatre department to serve as readers. The student's work will be evaluated by this committee.


Goals and Objectives of Course

At the conclusion of the course the student will have demonstrated the ability to analyze and synthesize to write a sustained piece of original work or research and to communicate ideas effectively.


Assessment Measures

The supervisor of the final project and the final project committee will be responsible for evaluating the success of the project.


Other Course Information



Review and Approval

September 2005