A thesis will substantially prepare students, strengthen their education, and give them a distinct advantage for a graduate degree and successful career.
Students may be IS majors or have a keen interest in researching an IS related topic.
If the thesis student is working on funded research, any funded work will be in addition to the requirements for the independent study and research thesis courses (IS 488 and IS 489 or equivalent).
Students may not be paid for the work done in these courses, though research funding can cover course tuition.
An IS undergraduate thesis can enrich exceptional students’ learning experience by allowing them to explore an IS research topic in a greater depth.
It can engage talented undergraduates in the formation, design, execution and general creative culture of research, leading to new knowledge that can benefit the field and society overall.
Honors students applying for the IS Undergraduate Thesis program must also adhere to the Honors requirements and timeline outlined in Appendix A.
Students applying for the IS Undergraduate Thesis Programs as follows: * Honors students must also gain approval from the Honors College.
These faculty do not need to hold appointments with the IS Department, but must be approved by the IS Undergraduate Program Director.
Your Thesis Advisor or at least one other Thesis Committee member must hold one of the professor ranks.