Building & Construction Tech 499Y - Honors Research


1:00AM 1:00AM

UMass Amherst
The Commonwealth Honors College thesis or project is intended to provide students with the opportunity to work closely with faculty members to define and carry out in-depth research or creative endeavors. It provides excellent preparation for students who intend to continue their education through graduate study or begin their professional careers. The student works closely with their 499Y Honors Research sponsor to pursue research on a topic or question of special interest to them in preparation for writing a 499T Honors Thesis or completing a 499P Honors Project.

Students must apply through CHC PATHS to add this course Contact COMCOL (CHC Paths) THE STUDENT DEADLINE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THEIR PART OF AN HONORS 499Y APPLICATION USING CHC PATHS IS AUGUST 15. Students wishing to register for Honors Research (499Y) to prepare for the completion of an Honors Thesis (499T) or an Honors Project (499P) must complete a contract proposal application with their faculty chair using CHC PATHS ( for online approval by their chair and other reviewers, including the Academic Standards Committee of the Faculty Senate's Commonwealth Honors College Council. The application should be done during pre-registration to ensure that the supervising faculty and other reviewers have sufficient time to submit the application to CHC by the first Thursday of the semester for final approval and registration before Add/Drop ends.

Varies from 3 to 6 credits

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.