Joint Thesis Options

University Honors College
Bioresource Research

University Honors College

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Students interested in internationalizing their UHC program are encouraged to do so by participating in the ID program. Upon successfully completing both programs, you will receive an Honors Baccalaureate degree from the UHC and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the ID Program. The UHC and ID Program both require a mentored thesis. A single thesis is acceptable, provided it meets all the requirements of both programs. Here are some guidelines to help you meet the combined thesis requirement. Please review UHC and ID thesis guidelines and meet with both UHC and ID staff to discuss your specific thesis project.

The UHC and ID Programs have one-credit thesis classes to guide you through the thesis experience. You are required to enroll in one of these classes (but not both). Additional information on how you may prepare for the combined UHC/ID thesis will be provided in both the UHC and ID thesis classes. If in doubt, check with either UHC or ID prior to registration.

The UHC requires that you establish a committee of three faculty members to serve as a thesis committee. Two of these faculty must be at a rank of Senior Instructor or higher, and one must serve as your thesis advisor (mentor). The third may be anyone acceptable to the advisor, including experts not affiliated with OSU. The ID Program does not require a thesis committee. Instead, you must select one faculty member (tenure-track or fixed-term teaching faculty approved by your department) to serve as your advisor. The advisor for the ID is likely to be your mentor for the UHC thesis committee. It is your responsibility to identify members of your committee, to make them aware that you are working towards both UHC and ID degrees, and to work closely with them in conducting your research and in preparing your thesis.

Both the ID and the UHC require that a signed thesis proposal be kept on file. You must obtain an original signature on your proposal and you may file a photocopy of with the other program. The proposal must meet the stipulations outlined by both the UHC and the ID program if it is to be used for both purposes.

Summary of UHC thesis requirements (please see UHC staff for more details):

For more information, please contact:

Dan Arp
Dean
University Honors College
229 Strand Hall
737-6400
Nick Fleury
International Degree
444 Snell Hall
541-737-3729

 


 

 

 

 

 

Bioresources Research (BRR)/International Degree Combined Thesis

Students interested in internationalizing their BRR program are encouraged to do so by participating in the ID program. Upon successfully completing both programs, you will receive a degree in your area of specialization within the BRR Program and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the ID Program. The BRR and ID Programs both require a mentored thesis. Each thesis will be unique and will be dealt with individually. Students should arrange for a joint meeting of BRR and ID staff and their thesis advisors.

The joint BRR/ID thesis may fall into one of the following general categories:

Please see BRR staff for more details on Program Requirements

Summary of ID program thesis requirements (please see ID program staff for more details):

For more information, please contact:

Kate Field
BioResources Research
4105 Ag Life Sciences
541-737-5457

Wanda Crannell
BioResources Research
4006 Ag Life Sciences

Nick Fleury
International Degree
444 Snell Hall
541-737-3729

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