* As of the Fall 2022 term, the Honours Project (COMP 4905) and Honours Thesis (COMP 4906) courses are optional. They do not need to be taken in order to complete your BCS Honours degree. You may optionally take a 4th year course instead of COMP 4905 or two 4th year courses instead of COMP 4906. Please contact the Undergraduate Advisors with any questions.

A typical project/thesis will require around 100 hours of work per term. There are no classes. Rather, you will work on this project on your own (usually at home or in a lab at the University). Although you work on this project on your own, you will choose a supervisor who will oversee your work, provide guidance along the way and then grade your project/thesis when it is completed. It is strongly suggested that you begin your search for a supervisor the term prior to taking the project or thesis. Registration for either of these courses requires departmental approval. You will typically register for an Honours Thesis in the fall term, whereas an Honours Project or Directed Study can be done during any term, including summer. More details can be found below:

Honours Project (COMP 4905)

Honours Thesis (COMP 4906)

Directed Studies (COMP 4901)

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