Undergraduate students who complete an honors thesis (HON 494 and HON 495) will receive Departmental Honors from the Department in which this work was completed. This award is presented at the University Honors Convocation at the end of the spring semester. Completion of the Honors Thesis includes:

  • submission and approval of the thesis prospectus during the semester the student is enrolled in HON 494
  • completion of the final thesis document and successful thesis defense during the semester the student is enrolled in HON 495

Students may begin the thesis process during either the fall or spring semester.


For additional information, please contact:

Dr. Christine M. Petto
University Honors Thesis Committee, Chair
Department of History, Chair
Phone: (203) 392-5612
E-mail: pettoc1@SouthernCT.edu