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Pforzheimer Honors College

Honors Thesis

The thesis is the most significant academic work you will undertake as an undergraduate. Here you will find the information you need to produce a successful thesis project.

Carol Turco, Dr. Len Mitchell, Jolina Halloran

Honors Thesis Book 2020

Please take a look at our Honors students' research.

Thesis Honors Book 2020 (PDF)


Honors Thesis Presentations 2020

Rachel DelGiacco
College of Health Professions
An Analysis of Burnout and Compassion Fatigue within Emergency Nursing

Coral DiMichele
School of Education
Social and Emotional Development in Elementary Students with Learning Disabilities

Mackenzie Dolishny
Seidenberg School of CSIS
Securing a Safer Future: How the Internet of Things Can Prevent and Reduce Mass Shootings in the United States

Camryn Podgorski
Lubin School of Business
Consumer Insights Meet Disruption: The New Power in Brand Marketing

Danielle Vaiano
College of Health Professions
The Mental Health Risks of Being a College Athlete

Brian Velez
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Targeting Subcellular Vulnerabilities in Breast & Pancreatic Cancer in Order to Overcome Drug Resistance


Frequently Asked Thesis Questions

What is the timeline for thesis completion?
2019-2020 Presentation Dates (PDF)

Where can I find general information about the Pforzheimer Honors College thesis?
General Honors Thesis information (PDF)

In which courses may I write an honors thesis?
Springboard classes (PDF)

How do I write a thesis proposal?
Thesis proposal (PDF)

How do I write a thesis abstract?
Honors Thesis Abstract (PDF)

How do I format my thesis?

How do I present my thesis research?
Thesis presentation guidelines (PDF)

I am producing a creative thesis, what are the requirements?
Honors Thesis Creative Writing Guidelines (PDF)

I am a science student, where is the science thesis permission form?
Science majors thesis permission form (PDF)

I need financial support for my thesis, can I apply for funding?
Honors Research Grant application (PDF)

What is the Institutional Review Board (IRB?)
IRB Policies and Procedures