African American & African Studies Honors Thesis Program
AAS 194HA-194HB Special Study for Honors Students
(Fall – 4 units & Winter – 4 units or Winter - 4 units & Spring - 4 units)
Independent study - 3 hours; seminar -1 hour; project; term paper.
Prerequisites: completion of 135 units at the time of enrollment; GPA 3.500 in the major and in overall standing; faculty member agrees to serve as thesis advisor.
ELIGIBILITY FOR THE AAS HONORS THESIS PROGRAM
To participate in the Honors Program, students must maintain a 3.5 GPA in the AAS major and overall academic standing. Students may enter the honors program if they meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Declared major in African American and African Studies at time of application.
- Completion of 135 units at the time of enrollment in Honors Seminar.
- Agreement of a faculty member to serve as the sponsor/thesis advisor for your thesis.
HOW TO APPLY AND JOIN
If you are interested in joining the program, please e-mail the Student Affairs Officer, Katherine Ampaw-Matthei. To apply please email this form to Student Affairs Officer Katherine Ampaw-Matthei.
Please click this link to complete AAS Honors Program Application.
Academic unit credit can only be awarded to students by faculty who are authorized to do so by the University of California Academic Senate. Students who wish to enroll in HONORS THESIS must first identify and contact a faculty member whose academic expertise is related to their proposed project. It's the responsibility of the student to explain their project to faculty and ask the faculty member if they will serve as their thesis advisor for the work for academic unit credit.
For questions, please email Student Affairs Officer Katherine Ampaw-Matthei.
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