SOCI 400 - Honours Thesis Research

Honours students enroll in this course in their fourth year, with the course ending only after you submit your thesis in April. You will be expected to meet regularly (at least once a month during the academic year) with your thesis advisor to work on your honours thesis. Six credits.

General Honours Thesis Information

Honours Thesis Proposal Guidelines



Date Thesis Process & Forms Submit To
  • Choose thesis advisor and second reader.
  • Thesis topic to be approved by advisor
  • Develop proposal in consultation with advisor
September 30 Final date to submit student/advisor agreement form Department Administrative Assistant, Annex 112C
September 30 Submit thesis proposal Thesis advisor
November 15 Submit two copies of ethics approval form (if necessary) Department Administrative Assistant, Annex 112C
December 1 Two chapters to be submitted Thesis advisor via the SOCI 491 supervisor
December Interim grade submitted to Registrar Grade submitted by thesis advisor via the Chair
March 1 First full draft of thesis completed and submitted Thesis advisor
Mid-March Week of thesis presentations  
March 31 Submit 3 copies of final draft of thesis Chair of Department, thesis advisor and second reader
April 15 Submit 3 copies of thesis for binding Department Administrative Assistant, Annex 112C