Senior Project Submission Information

Deadline is Friday, June 2, 2023 at 4pm!

Part I: Senior project emailed to hstevens@coa.edu.
1. Title Page (project title, your name, and graduation year)
2. Description: brief summary of your process and findings (75-250 words)
3. Project
4. Senior Project Release Form (required form)*
*Optional Form: Senior Project Delayed Release Form Under guidance of your academic advisor, you may delay access to your project for reasons such as pending patents, pursuit of publication, or business development.
5. Senior Project Signature Form (required form) You sign the form and email it the archivist. Then have your signers simply email the archivist directly that they approve of your project. The archivist will complete the form and submit it to the registrar for you.

Part II: Description and Self-evaluation to be emailed to registrar@coa.edu
1. One paragraph briefly describing your project.
2. One paragraph self-evaluation.

Project Types

Text-based (scientific paper, poetry, short story, journal, novel, magazine, chapbook, zine)
1. Title Page: project title, your full name, and your graduation year
2. Description: brief summary of your process and findings (75-250 words)
3. Project
4. Release Form
5. Signature Form

Audio-based (podcast, music recording, interview, oral history)
1.
 Title Page: project title, your full name, and your graduation year
2.
 Description: brief summary of your process and findings (75-250 words)
3.
 Project
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save audio files as .WAV and use Google Drive to submit to the archivist who will burn to disc
-written explanation of the project (minimum 1 page)
-supplemental material (optional)
4.
 Release Form
5.
 Signature Form

Video-based (YouTube channel, vlog, documentary, animation, movie/video/film
1. Title Page: project title, your full name, and your graduation year
2.
 Description: brief summary of your process and findings (75-250 words)
3.
 Project
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save video files as .MP4 and use Google Drive to submit to the archivist who will be burn to disc
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written explanation of the project (minimum 1 page)
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supplemental material (optional)
4.
 Release Form
5.
 Signature Form

Visual Arts (painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, fiber arts)
1. Title Page: project title, your full name, and your graduation year
2.
 Description: brief summary of your process and findings (75-250 words)
3.
 Project
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printed photographs of your artwork/exhibit with detailed captions
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written explanation of the project (minimum 1 page)
4.
 Release Form
5.
 Signature Form

Web-based (ArcGIS StoryMaps, blog, website, app)
1. Title Page: project title, your full name, and your graduation year
2.
 Description: brief summary of your process and findings (75-250 words)
3.
 Project
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Direct link to website
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Screenshots of website (this is in case the link doesn’t work in the future)
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supplemental material (optional)
4. Release Form
5.
Signature Form

Style & Format

Page Size
Pages should be standard U.S. letter size (8.5 x 11 inches), portrait orientation.

Margins
Inner margins (left edge) must be at LEAST .5 inches because when the project is bound, the left edge of the pages are glued together and content can be lost in that margin.

Pagination
Page numbers should be included on all pages, except the title page and forms. Page numbers should be placed on the right side of the page, preferably at the bottom. The number should appear by itself with no punctuation.

Layout
Your submission must contain the following sections:
1.
 Title Page
2.
 Description: brief summary of your process and findings (75-250 words)
3.
 Project
4.
 Release Form
5.
 Signature Form

 

Master’s Thesis Submission Materials

Thesis emailed to hstevens@coa.edu.
1. Title Page (project title, your name, and graduation year)
2. Description: brief summary of your process and findings (75-250 words)
3. Project
4. Master’s Thesis Release Form (required form)*
*Optional Form: Master’s Thesis Delayed Release Form Under guidance of your academic advisor, you may delay access to your project for reasons such as pending patents, pursuit of publication, or business development.
5. Master’s Thesis Signature Form (required form) You sign the form and email it the archivist. Then have your signers simply email the archivist directly that they approve of your project. The archivist will complete the form and submit it to the registrar for you.