Senior Assessment

SAM Format Required Details
Honors, if eligible Yes Honors candidates write a thesis.
Senior Seminar Yes Comparative history seminar that helps prepare them for oral exams and book exam.
Thesis Required No  
Oral Thesis Defense No  
Oral Exam Yes One hour exam with three faculty. Includes presentation of comparative history topic by student followed by questions.
Written Exam(s) Yes Two parts: book exam and field exam.
Pre-Thesis Oral No