After completing PPE 401, students work with a thesis supervisor to develop their ideas into a thesis of appropriate length. They defend their thesis at an oral exam, conducted by their advisor and a second reader from a different PPE-affiliated department. . The award of the honors degree requires successful defense of the thesis and the level of honors (honors, high honors, highest honors) is determined on the basis of thesis and defense.
Students write their thesis in consultation with a thesis advisor who meets with them throughout the term.
Upper-level undergraduate students, declared Honors concentrators in PPE.
Student will consult with advisor on an individual schedule.