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Physics and Astronomy Senior Calendar

Senior Year Calendar 2020-21

Thesis Options

In all cases, sign up for Senior Seminar (190) in the fall.

  1. Regular (“experimental”) thesis
    • Take 1 credit Physics 191E in the spring
    • April 5, 2021 (Mon.) - Turn in first draft to advisor
    • April 21, 2021 (Wed.) - Turn in full draft
    • April 28-29, 2021 (Wed.-Thurs.), Thesis presentations, typically 4-6 p.m.
    • May 5, 2021 (Wed.) – Final pdf theses due at 5 p.m.
    • ~May 5, 2021 (Wed.) – Possible virtual Senior dinner ~5 p.m.
  2. Half-credit (“library”) thesis
    • Take ½ credit Physics 191L in the spring
    • April 5, 2021 (Mon.) - Turn in first draft to advisor
    • April 21, 2021 (Wed.) - Turn in full draft
    • April 28-29, 2021 (Wed.-Thurs.), Thesis presentations, typically 4-6 p.m.
    • May 5, 2021 (Wed.) – Final pdf theses due at 5 p.m.
    • ~May 5, 2021 (Wed.) – Possible virtual Senior dinner ~5 p.m.
  3. 2 semester HMC Clinic
    • No additional thesis course is required in the spring, but instead you will prepare your thesis in the fall as part of senior seminar
    • December 1, 2020 (Tues.) – Thesis presentations 9 a.m.
    • January 19, 2021 (Wed.) – Final pdf theses due at 5 p.m.
    • ~May 5, 2021 (Wed.) – Possible virtual Senior dinner ~5 p.m.