Honors thesis about 5 to 10% of economics majors write an honors thesis if you have a strong interest in a particular topic and would like the experience of researching and writing a long research paper, consider writing an honors thesis. Senior thesis examples graduating seniors in biological sciences have the option of submitting a senior thesis for consideration for honors and research prizes below are some examples of particularly outstanding theses from recent years (pdf). A sample of senior thesis projects in civil and environmental engineering class of 2017 isabella douglas '17, cuba's national school of ballet redefining a structural icon. Graduate student research, projects and practica this page provides a searchable database of culminating projects (theses, dissertations, practicums and projects) completed by students receiving graduate degrees from our department.
Upon returning to duke, this research will become the focus of my senior honors thesis project in public policy i should bring to light the undocumented perspectives of artisanal fishers and businessmen in coastal moroccan communities. Undergraduate thesis project final report school of engineering and applied science university of virginia multithreaded implementation of leukocyte identification. Potential undergraduate projects range from field studies of geographic distribution and the microenvironmental conditions experienced by animals during the winter to laboratory studies of metabolic and other physiological responses to freezing and thawing.
Undergraduates in the department of earth & environmental science have ample opportunities to pursue research projects research with the curriculum can include independent studies classes or a senior thesis, and research outside of the curriculum can include work-study or research assistantships during teh academic year or during the summer. Students have the opportunity to follow their own investigational instincts through undergraduate research this requires a collaborative effort between the student and faculty research that culminates in the production of an undergraduate research thesis allows the student to receive the. The thesis-based programs are the master of science in civil engineering (msce) and master of science in environmental engineering (msev) the coursework-only degree programs are the master of civil engineering (mce) and master of environmental engineering (meve. The undergraduate major in environmental health sciences is designed to develop a comprehensive understanding of the environmental factors that impact human health the physical, chemical, and biological processes that underlie the impact of human activity on the environment and human health methods used to assess the impact of human activity on the environment and human health and science.
Scs undergraduate thesis topics denotes winner of that year's allen newell award for excellence in undergraduate research denotes winner of that year's alumni award for undergraduate excellence. Undergrad research, internship & senior thesis environmental biology the environmental biology undergraduate internship program allows students to conduct original research under the supervision of the department's extensive core, adjunct and affiliate faculty. The college of natural science grants undergrad degrees in environmental biology and a masters in environmental policy and in environmental toxicology students in the college of agriculture and natural resources can major in environmental economics and management or in environmental studies and sustainability. Why a sustainability degree sustainability is a relatively new discipline within the environmental and business fields sustainability at its simplest terms combines economics, business, social (human environment) and environmental science.
Graduate thesis student in the department of earth & environmental science just successfully defended her thesis titled: a comparative climatology of tornado outbreaks and outbreak variability in the usa. Undergraduate honors theses these are examples of economics honors theses theses are posted with their permission of the author (schimbor prize for best thesis.
Since 2008, students have created posters outlining their projects as part of the formal presentation of their theses, many of which are available for viewing to view pdf files of selected project posters, simply click on the title of the thesis project enlarging may be for best viewing (around 30. Example environmental science dissertation topic 1: creating new salt marshes: new regulations and funding or abandonment to the sea coastal realignment and development that takes account of erosion through sea-level rises is an important element in the creation and retention of bio-diversity upon. Investigating the relationship between local environmental knowledge and environmental concern among college students, danielle hardesty pdf the repurposing of abandoned buildings in gary, indiana with sustainable design: the revitalization of a distressed city , tatiana height. Environmental science majors are required, and earth science majors are encouraged, to undertake a senior thesis project two courses guide students through the process of researching and writing up the thesis bc3800-bc3801y senior research seminar - advanced independent research under the.
Honors thesis environmental studies honors thesis format : there is no specific format required, but students should keep in mind that the thesis is a work of scholarship and therefore should be consistent and professional in its presentation. Senior thesis & honors qualified majors are eligible to participate in the environmental studies senior honors program, which offers the opportunity to work closely with a faculty advisor to complete a senior thesis.
A thesis submitted for partial fulfillment for the bachelor degree in environmental science (honor's degree) to the department of biological science and environmental science. The environmental studies electronic thesis collection is a collection of undergraduate theses from the university of vermont environmental program, in partial fulfillment of the environmental studies major. The barnard environmental science department has many books on scientific writing, ask the departmental administrator for assistance in locating them also see additional books listed as resources. Environmental science as a field of study within the natural sciences, environmental science is very much a generalist degree focusing primarily on both the understanding of our natural and man-made environments, environmental science degrees draw from diverse fields of studies and require a strong background in the more traditional sciences: biology, physics, chemistry, geography, ecology.