Senior Assessment

ComponentRequiredDetails
Honors, if eligible? Yes Requires a cumulative 3.3 GPA overall and 3.5 GPA within the department. Requires a lengthier and more rigorous demonstration of work.
Senior Seminar Yes All senior thesis writers will meet weekly in RHET 491/498.
Thesis
Yes  
Oral Thesis Defense Yes Students will be asked questions primarily about their thesis project but also be asked about any elements of a rhetorical studies education in their coursework. The oral thesis defense ncludes two faculty members, one primary reader (a member of the Rhetoric Studies faculty) and one secondary reader (who, in rare cases based upon topic area, may be from outside the department).
Oral Exam No  
Written Exam(s) No  
Pre-Thesis Oral Exam
No