Honors Research Project for English majors
The Honors Research Project is an integral part of the UA Honors experience, and every Honors College student must complete an acceptable Honors Research Project.
- See the English Department's Honors Research Project guidelines.
- Frequently Asked Questions about the Honors Research Project.
- A database of Honors Research Projects from previous UA Honors students is accessible through this link.
Interdisciplinary, creative projects are encouraged, and your project could be any one of the following types:
- Research Thesis - original scholarship investigating a significant question
- Research Report - a formal written presentation of technical, laboratory, or investigative research
- Artistic or Creative Performance or Production - in the fine arts, applied arts, or performing arts; a written report, introduction, or commentary is required.
- There are many important areas to keep in mind while planning and completing your Honors Research Project:
- Due Dates
- Abstract Format
- Signature Page Format
- Registration Course Numbers
The project must meet high standards of scholarship. The student must also meet any additional department of college requirements for this project, such as prerequisite coursework or experience, qualifying examination, or oral presentation. Study abroad or field experience may be accepted, with the approval of the student's Honors Faculty Advisor, as part of the project.
The student must have attained senior standing or approval of the proposal from one of the Deans of the Honors College, and the approval of your Honors Faculty Advisor before enrolling in "Honors Research Project" for credit. The credit hours allowed for the Honors Research Project will depend on the nature of the project and the policies of individual departments. Usually, students enroll in two-three hours per semester up to a total of six hours. The minimum number of credits is two.