History majors will complete either portfolios or theses for their senior year capstone projects. Access the rubrics for these projects below.

Portfolio Rubric

Each student’s portfolio will consist of three parts: a narrative analyzing the student’s growth as a writer/researcher of history during his/her education at BSU, a compilation of ten or more essays written by the student for BSU history courses and a 150 to 250 word analysis of each essay that evaluates how it met one or more of the History Program’s Student Learning Objectives.

Thesis Rubric

Students will complete the thesis in an eight step process. Students must complete all eight steps in order to receive a final course grade on their thesis project, except under extenuating circumstances.