Roberta Lowe, our Technical Services Librarian, handles Honor's Project submissions. You can find her in office number 101, or her contact information is below:
Office Phone #: 540-828-5740
Office Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If Roberta is not available you can turn them in at the circulation desk.
The library's archive includes copies of previous honors projects. You can contact the library's reference desk at 540-828-5642 or email email@example.com to arrange access.
The Honor's Project Application Form with appropriate signatures must be turned into the Dean of Academic Affairs for approval.
Projects should be submitted to the Mack Library by the last day of classes.
An honors project is one in which a student researches a subject by examination of relevant literature or by experimentation or both; the student reports the results in an accurately documented and well-written paper or appropriate representation of the work. Whenever the study deals with the subject of an established course, the student is expected to go well beyond the usual work of the course in research and in assimilation of the results as revealed in the report.
Juniors and seniors with a cumulative grade point average of 3.40 or above may register for an honors project. One desiring to pursue an honors project must submit a written description of his or her proposed work to the chair of the appropriate department and to the vice president and dean for academic affairs by the first day of the semester in which the study is to be conducted. The application can be found on the Registrar's website. Students wishing to graduate Bridgewater as summa cum laude or magna cum laude must complete an honors project along with other qualifications.
At the conclusion of the honors project, the supervising professor files with the registrar a grade for the student and a description of the work accomplished. It is the student’s responsibility to provide the library a copy of the project in compliance with specifications above. The library arranges for binding and storage.