Senior Thesis and Thesis Seminar
A 40 to 60 page (15,000 to 20,000 word) research paper (75% of final mark) written under the supervision of one faculty member and a companion thesis seminar (25% of final mark). The seminar provides a forum for students to periodically present and discuss their ongoing research and to examine issues and approaches related to the structure, organization and presentation of the thesis.
Obtain application forms from the Undergraduate Office, SSH 3027 or download from the Department’s website at www.politics.utoronto.ca.
4th-year status in Specialist or Joint Specialist programs in Political Science; 3.0 GPA in Political Science courses; supervisor’s approval; an approved thesis proposal