Honors prize at the end of the academic year, the department awards the carey mcwilliams award -- a cash-prize -- to the outstanding honors thesis students are advised to see the undergraduate advising office at the beginning of the spring quarter for additional information. Political science majors who have demonstrated superior competence in the field have the opportunity to graduate with departmental honors there are three grades of honors: cum laude, magna cum laude, and summa cum laude. We constantly evolve to advance ucla’s research, education, and public service mission by empowering and inspiring communities of scholars and learners to discover, access, create, share, and preserve knowledge. The kenneth f janda prize for distinguished honors thesis in political science is awarded annually for the best undergraduate honors thesis of the year student name year.
A senior or honors thesis is a wonderful way to explore politics, policy, or political theory from a novel vantage point a thesis is a sustained, extended written work that examines a central idea or question that is developed under the guidance of a professor. Ucla gender studies you are here home » undergraduate » commencement major professor juliet williams and professor abigail saguy receive award from the law and social science (lss) and the sociology programs of the national science foundation (nsf) • recognition of honors thesis and departmental awards recipients • closing. Students write an honors thesis under the supervision of a faculty member in political science or an approved faculty member from another program plus a second reader in winter quarter they register for pol s 488, honors senior thesis (5 credits), and must earn a grade of at least 33.
Departmental honors the geography honors program is designed for highly motivated geography and geography/environmental major students who are interested in completing a two-quarter research project (geog 198a, 198b) with a final thesis paper under the supervision of one or two faculty advisors. “a big winner in this session is the political center in california – a mixture of business groups and environmental groups that want to build a california towards the future,” said thad kousser of political science to the bay area news group. Honors research in political science units: 1 to 4 limited to juniors/seniors development and completion of honors thesis or comprehensive research project under direct supervision of faculty member may be repeated for credit individual contract required reading and discussion of research in progress presented by ucla faculty. Counseling and psychological services (caps) offers services designed to foster the development of healthy well-being necessary for success in a complex global environment. An honors thesis of at least 30 pages or a significant creative project is required students who are currently undertaking the optional multidisciplinary senior thesis and who are eligible for the honors program may opt to switch to the honors program (provided it does not delay their progress toward the degree) with the approval of the.
Students prepare several drafts of the honors paper during the quarter and submit the final version for the department (approximately 25-30 pages of text) at the quarter’s end each student should also be providing documents to his/her honors thesis committee members during the quarter so that they can provide feedback. Honors collegium 70a: genetic engineering in medicine, agriculture, & law is a class that examines the historical and scientific study of genetic engineering in medicine, agriculture, and law. Applications are available on the department website to regularly enrolled ucla students during spring quarter three additional courses must be selected from political science 40, psychology 10, sociology 1, and economics 1 or 5 or political science 30 that leads to the completion of an honors thesis to qualify for graduation with. The honors student also must present a research paper at an undergraduate or professional conference or have the paper published in a journal finally, honors students must maintain the 33 gpa in all courses and the 35 gpa in political science courses. The ucla department of communication is an interdisciplinary group of scholars interested in communication at many levels of analysis, political communication, and the final honors thesis is then completed and submitted to the faculty mentor and department chair at the end of spring quarter.
Ucla library the mission of the ucla library is to provide access to and delivery of information resources to ucla students, faculty, and staff in support of the research and instructional mission of the university. Housed in the ucla alan d leve center for jewish studies, earned her ba in history and political science from istanbul bilgi university and her ma in european history through an international program which encompassed study and research in leiden university, the sorbonne, and oxford university where he wrote his honors thesis on. These are all examples of research that ucla students have conducted in the departmental honors thesis seminar if you are interested in designing and carrying out your own research, the ucla sociology departmental honors thesis seminar is for you. Ucla registrar's office website offers information and resources for current students, prospective students, faculty and staff, and alumni (same as political science m122b) lecture, three or four hours discussion, one hour (when scheduled) development and completion of honors thesis or comprehensive research project under direct. Submit the ids honors application selected thesis titles the ids program does not have a graduate program in international development studies at ucla or the ucla political science department,.
The history honors program is designed for history majors who are interested in carrying out a year-long independent research project that will culminate in an honors thesis the project gives qualified students the opportunity to work closely with an individual professor on a supervised research and writing project. The honors program is open to all junior and senior political science majors who meet the minimum academic qualifications (35 gpa in political science and 32 gpa overall) the main component of the program consists of completion of a thesis (an extended piece of original research. Provides international coverage to articles, books, conference proceedings, and government documents on social and political policy, political science, public administration, current affairs, and related topics, from 1972 to the present. This thesis can be (and often has been) the thesis written in the political science departmental honors program thus, fulfilling the requirements for political science departmental honors also fulfills the chp requirements.
Ba, political science and asian studies state university of new york at new paltz, 2007 summa cum laude, with college honors senior thesis: “existential play-doh: a foundation-free ontology for postmodern political theory.