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Guidelines for Proposals and Thesis

Thesis Proposal Guidelines
Provides information on how to develop and submit a proposal for a senior thesis (generally done in March of the Junior Year).
Information and Expectations for the Senior Research Experience (thesis or clinic)
Provides a summary of the expectations of students for their senior research experience. Every student signs a copy of this document at the beginning of their senior year, acknowledging the department's expectations.
Senior Thesis Handbook
The Senior Thesis Handbook is the ultimate guide to the senior-thesis program at Harvey Mudd College. It provides a detailed description of the role of senior thesis in the undergraduate curriculum; what to do in special circumstances, such as if you are a double major or wish to use a thesis in an external department to satisfy the math degree; how your thesis is graded; how to format your thesis; how to create and format your bibliography; information about frequently seen problems with theses using LaTeX; and more.