An Honors Thesis is an original, research-based argument that is, at minimum, the length of a publishable article or book. Creative theses are also welcome.
Thesis GuidelinesThesis guidelines can be found here.
Sample theses can be found at the UT Institutional Repository.
Step 1: Propose Your Project
Due Dates to Apply:
Fall — First Monday of November
Spring — Second Monday of April
Step 2: Confirm Your Thesis Committee
Step 3: Complete 6 to 10 Thesis Credits via your major or through HON 490
Step 4: Defend Your Thesis
Students attempting to
complete their thesis projects in the Fall must defend their projects by the second Monday of November; students attempting to complete their thesis projects in the Spring must defend their projects by the second Monday in April. When the thesis is defended, everyone on the committee signs the Thesis Completion Form.
Step 5: Give the Library Permission to Save Your Thesis & Ask Your Director to Confirm Thesis Completion
Past Honors Theses
Take a look at what some of our students have accomplished!
Stomach Content Analysis of the Invasive Mayan Cichlid (Cichlasoma urophthalmus) in the Tampa Bay Watershed
Tharp, Ryan M.
Nelson, Abigail L.
Ingram, Julia R.