A thesis is required
for students enrolled in the Asian Studies Honors Program. Qualified majors may
do a thesis even if they do not have room in their schedules for the entire
Students who are in the Honors College may also use these
credits toward their honors requirements there; the Honors College encourages
its students to write a thesis, but does not require them to do so. This
recognizes that, although an honors thesis is an excellent culminating
experience, it is not equally appropriate for all majors or career paths.
Should students approach you about the
appropriateness of a thesis, you might discuss with them some of the questions
and issues found under “Should I Do a Thesis?” in the main section of this guide.