Jul 06, 2020
PHIL 495 - Undergraduate Thesis
Produce an original substantive thesis-driven paper based on independent research. By permission.
Prerequisite: PHIL 494 and advanced standing.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Demonstrate an understanding the major ideas within philosophical traditions, specificity those relevant to the self-designed thesis topic.
- Demonstrate the ability to advance and support an original thesis.
- 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’s suggestions for revision.
- Evaluate the relevance and reliability of scholarly sources, specific to the topic of the senior thesis.
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