Senior Honors Thesis Guide

The IGS Senior Thesis Guide was developed to assist IGS majors and minors who decide to embark on the vigorous process of writing a senior thesis. 

This guide will answer questions that will arise at different stages of preparing a senior thesis from deciding whether to pursue writing a thesis to preparing the final submission and defense. You may select to review the guide on this website, or download a copy of the senior thesis guide (PDF)

Getting Started: Nuts and Bolts

Getting Started: From Topic to Question

Working with your Thesis Advisor

Preparing: Summer Plans, Data Collection and Prospectus Writing

Writing the Thesis

Formatting the Thesis

Useful Documents and Guides