All students are required to complete a one-credit-hour
independent study course during their senior year. The student works
under the direction of a departmental faculty member and presents the
results of his or her work, orally and in a written report.First contacts: Dr. Franz Rothe Fretwell 345D Dr. Kim Harris
You are free to choose yourself the professor with whom to do the senior project. You may either
choose the topic yourself and find a suitable professor ;
go to any professor you prefer and let him suggest a topic;
choose the topic you like from the list of recent suggestions from faculty and contact the relevant professor;
choose a suitable topic from "The Search for certainty" and find a suitable professor;
choose any topic from the book "Journey to Genius" and find a suitable professor.
This process should be finished in a timely manner during the first two weeks of the semester. Let me know, as
early as possible with whom
you are working, and what the topic you have chosen.
A schedule of small group meetings is here sent out early in March.
You will need to get with your professor and decide on the time which
suits both of you. At these small group meetings, you will make a
brief (15 to 20 minutes) presentation of your work on your
In each free one-hour time-slot of the table below, three students can give their presentations.
get with your professor and decide which time suits both of you. Mark
your three best choices of presentation time---suiting both of
you---and rank these times by your preference.
Send this information immediately to me, either in person or by email to email@example.com
I shall gather the information and set up a time table to be sent out before next week.