April 25th, Junior Year
Submit thesis proposal to the department for approval. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be given before the end of the semester. Typically, proposals are not rejected, but students may be asked to modify or refine their projects.
Late November, Senior Year
The Monday after Thanksgiving break, evidence of research progress must be submitted to the department, along with a cover letter summarizing this progress. You will be notified before the end of the semester whether you have made sufficient progress to continue.
May 1st, Senior Year
Final draft of thesis due. Copies must be given to all three members of your thesis committee.
Exam Period, Spring Semester, Senior Year
Orally defend your thesis. You will be notified immediately following the defense whether you have passed.