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The Honors College Office of Undergraduate Research 211 MD Anderson Library 713-743-3367 713-743-9015 fax Senior Honors Thesis TimelineThesis
 

Summary: The Senior
The Honors College Office of Undergraduate Research 211 MD Anderson Library 713-743-3367 713-743-9015 fax
Honors
Senior Honors Thesis TimelineThesis
It is recommended that all thesis students develop a timeline for completing their thesis
before beginning the process. This timeline is a general breakdown for completion, but
every thesis project will vary depending on the specifics of the research project.
First Semester
Month of September
Meet with thesis director to determine timeline for completion and to schedule
weekly meetings throughout the two-semester project
Begin working on literature review (background reading list)
Month of October
Continue background reading
Draft 3-5 page paper on background readings
o Should outline main arguments or topics in your field
o Should associate specific authors with different positions
o Might include your perspective on the debate
o Might include your preliminary thesis statement
Plan to meet with second reader and Honors Reader this month

  

Source: Azevedo, Ricardo - Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology