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(thē'sis, -sēz),
1. Any theory or hypothesis advanced as a basis for discussion.
2. A proposition submitted by the candidate for a doctoral degree in some universities, which must be sustained by argument against any objections offered.
3. An essay on a medical topic prepared by the graduating student.
[G. a placing, a position, thesis]
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The key elements of this program can be summarized as (1) introducing a limited number of honors classes inside the CBA; (2) partnering with the Honors College to offer a degree program; (3) stiffening learning objectives associated with required and elective courses, including selecting outside CBA courses that had significant writing requirements; and (4), establishing a senior thesis and a community service requirement.
For example, if 80 percent of the students in the honors program regularly score a B or higher on the critical thinking portion of the senior thesis project, then set a goal that is five to ten percent higher at 85 or 90 percent.
A biology major who also plans to apply to medical school, she has worked in Stevenson's lab for a year and a half, and will use the funding to complete her senior thesis project.
For his senior thesis at Princeton, Fedun built a hovercraft, a concept beyond the comprehension of your average citizen who has trouble figuring out which directional to flick for right turn on red.
I am reminded of the colleague who told me what happened when her department instituted a required senior thesis.
com)-- On May 16th, 2011 Skyline Genesis Event Marketing, a New York trade show display company, will participate in the Senior Thesis Capstone event at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Azad's senior thesis addressed the theme of alienation in Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot.
Play of this most serious sort will fuel their senior thesis work and guide them in their lives beyond academia--in work, in philosophical questioning, in love.
in the 1950s, and in 1969 Foley wrote his senior thesis at San Francisco State University on the treatment of sexual minorities in America.
Sir Frank first laid out his vision for jet propulsion at age 21 in his senior thesis at the Royal Air Force College.
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Also required for the degree of bachelor of arts in liberal arts, which he received, was a senior thesis on a topic of his choice, which he then defended before a panel of three faculty members.

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