May 27, 2023  
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INRL 495 - Senior Honors in International Relations

Fall, Spring (3) Staff

Students who wish to conduct an honors project must apply for admission to the Senior Honors program. As part of the application, students must submit a prospectus to the Charles Center by the end of classes in the academic semester before the project is to begin. A prospectus includes: (1) a clear statement of the problem to be researched; (2) a brief, critical review of scholarly literature on the research topic; (3) a description of the methodology to be employed; (4) and an approximate schedule of work. Eligible applicants must carry a 3.4 grade point average in International Relations and must also meet the College eligibility standard of 3.0 overall or in their junior year. For further information and an application, contact the Charles Center. Students admitted into the Senior Honors program in International Relations will enroll in these courses during both semesters of their senior year. Honors candidates are responsible for (1) formulating and completing a program of study in consultation with a faculty advisor; (2) meeting with the committee prior to the end of the first semester to present preliminary work, (3) preparation and presentation, by two weeks before the last day of classes in the spring semester, of an honors essay; and (4) satisfactory performance in a comprehensive oral examination which focuses on the subject matter of the honors essay. Note: For College provisions governing admission to the Senior Honors program, see the discussion of major honors elsewhere in this catalog and the Charles Center web site.