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Fall 2019 Middle East UN3960 section 001
HONORS THESIS SEMINAR

Call Number 41129
Day & Time
Location
T 6:10pm-7:25pm
To be announced
Points 1
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Timothy Mitchell
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction Classroom
Course Description Prerequisites: minimum GPA of 3.5 in MESAAS courses. The MESAAS honors seminar offers students the opportunity to undertake a sustained research project under close faculty supervision. The DUS advises on general issues of project design, format, approach, general research methodologies, and timetable. In addition, students work with an individual advisor who has expertise in the area of the thesis and can advise on the specifics of method and content. The thesis will be jointly evaluated by the adviser, the DUS, and the honors thesis TA. The DUS will lead students through a variety of exercises that are directly geared to facilitating the thesis. Students build their research, interpretive, and writing skills; discuss methodological approaches; write an annotated bibliography; learn to give constructive feedback to peers and respond to feedback effectively. The final product is a polished research paper in the range of 40-60 pages. Please note: This is a one-year course that begins in the fall semester (1 point) and continues through the spring semester (3 points). Only students who have completed both semesters will receive the full 4 points of credit.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 5 students (20 max) as of 2:07PM Monday, July 22, 2019
Subject Middle East
Number UN3960
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20193MDES3960W001

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