Declaration of Intent for Honors Thesis

Purpose

The Library acquires copies of honors theses to serve the needs of students and faculty, to provide access to Whitman College scholarship outside the Whitman community, and to ensure that these original works are available to researchers for consultation in the future.

Approval by Advisor(s)

The thesis or project must be approved in advance by the professor(s) under whose direction the work is being done.

Before October 10, 2014, submit the Honors in Major Study Application to department/committee chair. As part of the Honors in Major Study program, the candidate must complete a written thesis or research project to the satisfaction of this program and file copies (both physical and digital) of the thesis in the college library no later than reading day May 13, 2015 prior to the final examination period in his or her last semester (except when the student may be required to comply with departmental regulations for earlier filing). Changes and/or exceptions in requirements or deadlines must be approved by the Board of Review.  

Departments are asked to distribute these guidelines to all honors students whose theses will be acquired by the Library. The guidelines are to be followed by the students in the preparation of their honors theses.