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Honors Degree

How do I register for my thesis?

Students ready to register for their thesis hours will need to register for the course MIDE 4999: Honor Thesis / Project. You will need to contact your Middle East Studies advisor for a permission code in order to add this class.

Use these resources to learn what makes an Honors Thesis unique, plan your courses, earn your degree.


How do I find a faculty advisor?

Check out the faculty guide of professors who teach approved electives for Middle East Studies.


Who is my advisor?

Students who have been accepted into the Honors College and are pursuing an honors degree in Middle East Studies will have two academic advisors--their honors advisor and major advisor. Students should meet regularly with both of their advisors.

MES Advising
Faith Brown
Amanda Jarvis

Honors Advisor
Karleston Munn

Who can be my faculty advisor?

Middle East Studies majors wishing to complete an honors thesis must have as a thesis advisor a member of the University's research-active faculty with a demonstrated record of scholarly publication and with expertise in the chosen area of inquiry.

Last Updated: 11/3/21