An Honours Thesis

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Students in the Specialized Honours Program (Biology, Biomedical Science Stream, Biotechnology Stream) need to satisfy their degree requirements by completing BIOL 4000 3.0 or BIOL 4000 8.0.BIOL 3100 2.0 is a prerequisite course for all students enroling in BIOL 4000 3.0 or BIOL 4000 8.0 in 2014 Fall.

Students in the Specialized Honours Program (Biology, Biomedical Science Stream, Biotechnology Stream) need to satisfy their degree requirements by completing BIOL 4000 3.0 or BIOL 4000 8.0.BIOL 3100 2.0 is a prerequisite course for all students enroling in BIOL 4000 3.0 or BIOL 4000 8.0 in 2014 Fall.

Updated January 2014 The 3.0 credit course is an in-depth critical literature review and/or research proposal that demonstrates the student’s knowledge and understanding of a topic.

The thesis reviews the literature in a particular field or area of interest, identifies gaps or inconsistencies, and develops a specific hypothesis, argument or model.

Remember the good old days of college, when the most important decisions you had to make were things like what classes to take, who to sit by on the first day and whether or not to blow off your psych lecture… Alright, so maybe the early years had a bit more weight than that, but when you have to decide whether or not to write an honors thesis, those decisions seem like child’s play.

Now, you face a new, more daunting question: Do you want to dedicate much of your final year in college to grueling hours of research and writing a lengthy project of your own devising?

Typically students spend 4-6 hours/week preparing the thesis.

(Some weeks you will need to put in more hours.) The 3.0 credit course is completed in a single term (Fall, Winter or Summer) under the supervision of a faculty member in Biology. The 8.0 credit course is a hands-on original research project (laboratory- or field-based) that includes a practical and written component as well as an oral thesis defense.Honors theses are a great way to cultivate some skills you might actually use after graduation so you can at feel more prepared.“While it can vary greatly from project to project, I think the number one skill one can develop during an honors thesis is critical analysis,” says Miller.Even if these skill sets seem particular to some majors and future careers more than others, Miller stresses that a common error in thinking about honors theses is that your major should be a large deciding factor in your decision-making process.In his opinion, students in every major should consider the possibility of writing one.“Simply put, you will be smarter,” says Gary Alan Miller, the former senior assistant dean of academic advising at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.“The depth of work required will truly help you process your world differently.” We’ve all heard of the elusive post-grad “real world” and have joked about how college has left us woefully unprepared for it.Students wishing to enrol in BIOL 4000 3.0/8.0 in the Fall 2014 semester must have completed BIOL 3100 2.0. The 3.0 and 8.0 credit courses are open to eligible Honours Biology students in their final year, with a BIOL GPA of at least 6.0.Eligibility is determined by the Biology Undergraduate Program Director (UGPD) who will confirm eligibility by signing the attached registration form.“Of course, a thesis should also hone your writing skills.But one might also use creativity to discover your topic, networking skills to interact with people who can help and, of course, research skills in developing the work.” Not to mention, you’ll have hard proof of your abilities to work independently on long-term projects, and what employer doesn’t want to see that?

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