You may propose your own idea, which could be based on course-work or an internship; or develop a thesis topic based on an on-going research area at Brown.
Your thesis topic should be distinct from any project work undertaken during required engineering courses.
Students will be required to present their research in an oral presentation at a research symposium at the end of their eighth semester.
Details will be provided at the beginning of the eighth semester.
Candidates in Linguistics must have completed the core course requirement.
Brown University Senior Thesis
Candidates in BDS must speak with the concentration advisor.
Honors are granted by the University to students whose work in a field of concentration has demonstrated superior quality and culminated in an 'Honors Thesis of Distinction'.
Honors recipients in the School of Engineering must meet the following criteria: Contact information for the honors thesis committee Relevant deadlines are listed in the table below.
Writing a thesis can be a significant undertaking, and it is helpful to be able to be able to spread the workload over several months rather than to try to complete it at the last minute.
It can be helpful to register for an independent study course that focuses on your thesis topic (but note that only one independent study can be used for concentration credit).