Thesis Program Deadlines

Honors Thesis Deadlines: Class of 2018

February 1, 2017: Call for proposals

March 3, 2017: Deadline for submission of proposals.

April 3, 2017: Announcement of assignments of accepted In consultation with their adviser, students will prepare a description of proposed project of approximately one page length, with suggestions for readings for the summer.proposals / advisors.  

August 22, 2017: First day of classes at Notre Dame

September 22, 2017: Detailed outline of project, with bibliography, due.

October 14−22, 2017: Fall Break

October 27, 2017: First draft of 15−20 pages of essay due, either completing one part of the eventual thesis or covering the entire argument and topic in a form to be later expanded in consultation with the advisor.

December 11−15, 2017: Final Exams

January 16, 2018: First day of class at Notre Dame.

March 2, By agreement of the Department, there will be a penalty for missing this deadline. If you miss the deadline, you can receive no higher than a “B” on the final project.2018 : Complete draft of thesis, from Introduction to notes, due to the thesis advisor.

March 10−18, 2018: Spring Break

April 3, 2018: Final text of thesis due to the advisor, second reader or co-advisor, and Director of Undergraduate Studies. 9000−15000 wds. (35−60 pages, double-spaced, 12-point font, with 40−45 pages being the norm).