Nov 23, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RELS 497 - Honors Thesis

Produce an original , thesis-driven honors level paper based on original research. Paper will be reviewed by a second departmental reader and presented in an open forum.

Prerequisites: PHIL 494, advanced standing, and admission to the Philosophy and Religious Studies Departmental Honors Program.

Credits: (3)

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

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the major ideas within religious studies, specifically those relevant to the self-designed thesis topic.
  • Demonstrate an advanced ability to develop and support an original thesis.
  • Analyze and critically evaluate the beliefs and arguments of others.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of 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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