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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 494 - Undergraduate Thesis Preparation

Preparation for writing undergraduate thesis. Grade will be either S or U.

Prerequisites: advanced standing (junior standing or above) and permission of instructor.

Credits: (2)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate progress towards understanding the major ideas within philosophical traditions, specifically those relevant to the self-designed thesis topic.
  • Demonstrate progress in the ability to advance and support a thesis, as well as analyze and critically evaluate the beliefs and arguments of others.
  • Demonstrate pluralistic and flexible thinking, considering new ideas and critically reflecting on them.
  • Respond productively to advisor suggestions on topic, thesis statement, sources, and organization of the senior thesis.
  • Evaluate the relevance and reliability of scholarly sources, specific to the topic of the senior thesis.
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