AMST majors may enroll in AMST 0701, where they will complete a substantial research project in consultation with an AMST faculty adviser. Research projects are subject to approval by the AMST faculty, who will pair each approved project with an appropriate faculty adviser. Students who envision an AMST 0701 project requiring collaboration must be granted departmental approval. Normally, AMST senior projects will be completed in one semester. The senior project may take the form of a formal written document, a multi-media project such as a video, a web project, a creative activity such as a performance, or an installation project. An oral defense is part of senior work.
Senior work is one of the requirements for departmental honors (see Honors section of AMST major requirements). The granting of honors will depend on the quality of the AMST 0701 project.
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