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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Nov 17, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2017-2018
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NES 4999 - Senior Honors Essay


(CU-UGR)     
Fall, spring. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Permission of instructor required.

Staff.

Each fall, a small number of highly qualified seniors enter the Near Eastern Studies Honors Program. The Honors Program is open to NES majors who have done superior work and who wish to devote a substantial part of their senior year to advanced, specialized, independent research and writing of a thesis.  Successfully completing an honors thesis will require sustained interest, exceptional ability, diligence, and enthusiasm. Students must also take two honors courses NES 4998  in fall and NES 4999 in spring, in addition to the regular major requirements. While admission to the Honors Program and completion of a thesis do not guarantee that students will be awarded honors in Near Eastern Studies, most students find the experience as intellectually rewarding as it is rigorous.



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