Urban Studies Program
Honors Thesis Application 2013-2014
Please submit this application to:
Director of Urban Studies, Box 1833
Dec 2013 (Fall 2014 completion) or
April 2013 (Spring 2014 completion)
Student Name: _______________________________________
Email Address: _______________________________________
- Proposed Honors Topic
Please attach a 1-2 page description of your proposed honors thesis project and include a robust list of references. Be sure to discuss your research question, why it is an important topic, and what relationship does the project have to your course background in Urban Studies.
- Faculty Advisors
You will need a thesis advisor and a second reader. Contact the professors you would like to work with and seek their approval of your project. Your thesis advisor should be an Urban Studies professor.
Thesis Advisor Name _________________________________
Thesis Advisor Signature _______________________________
Second Reader Name __________________________________
Second Reader Signature _______________________________
3. Coursework in Urban Studies
List the courses you have taken and those you intend to take to complete the concentration. Include also courses taken outside the concentration that are related to your honors project.
Twelve courses are required of an Honors concentrator (two in addition to the ten courses required for a standard program). The additional courses can be EITHER one research skills course and one thesis preparation course (URBN1970) OR two thesis preparation courses (one section of URBN1970 and URBN1981 Honors Thesis Workshop). The candidate’s thesis and course record must be of outstanding quality, in order to qualify for honors.