Honors work in the major is offered to encourage talented juniors and seniors to undertake independent and original research as part of the undergraduate experience. For requirements and other information, see the "University Honors Program and Honor Societies" chapter of this General Bulletin, and the associate chairman for undergraduate studies in history. In addition, students should consult the Honors in the Major Website. The Honors Office requires students to complete the Honors in the Major Tutorial on their website before they will accept an applicaiton to participate in the program. Other than students admitted and participating in the Honors in the Major Program via the Honors Office there is no formal senior thesis requirement for undergraduate history majors (other than the Senior Seminar course requiremets).