Undergraduate Honors Theses

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Undergraduate Honors Theses

 

The collection includes honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

Recent Submissions

  • Marris, Emily (2016-05)
    The quality of a student's education begins with his or her teachers. It is important for teachers to be experienced in their field of study, especially when it comes to Deaf education. Deaf educators must be knowledgeable ...
  • Lohse, Jessica (2016-05)
    Over the last fifty years, three-dimensional computer graphics has revolutionized the film industry. Three-dimensional images on mobile devices, however, have not followed suit because of the small amount of processing ...
  • Langenbrunner, Zane Michael (2016-05)
    Purpose: The present study included a review of current research literature regarding topics in speech-language pathology service delivery for bilingual Spanish-English children as well as an assessment of the amount and ...
  • Knigga, Mitchell Aaron (2016-05)
    The thoughts of young professionals are usually kept only to themselves - whether through a feeling of respect toward, or intimidation from, their older colleagues and mentors- something which may be seen as a disservice ...
  • Keim, Daniel William (2016-05)
    Graphic Narratives (a term used interchangeably with comic books and graphic novels) have been a traditionally maligned medium within literature, especially in regard to professional pedagogy in secondary education. However, ...
  • Kaiser, Rosemary (2016-05)
    This paper examines the evolution of consumption functions over time. It starts off with the Keynesian consumption function and then presents the problems and optimization methods that led to subsequent theories about ...
  • Jardell, Natalie (2016-05)
    Michael addition of malononitrile as nucleophiles to nitroalkenes as electrophiles has been scarcely explored in organic chemistry. These two groups are widely known for their importance in pharmaceuticals, as well as ...
  • Harrison, Ariel (2016-05)
    Imagine children attending school every day without the ability to see themselves represented, as if they do not exist. Unfortunately, this is a reality for many students in the United States. Their language, race, religion, ...
  • Gardner, Melanie N. (2016-05)
    leaping dolphin, a splashing seal, a playful otter, and a sea lion balancing a ball on its nose are some of most exciting exhibitions to see when you visit a zoo or aquarium. In recent years, there has been increasing ...
  • Frey, Austin (2016-05)
    The Ball State University campus model has existed as a way-finding guide for several generations of students. Over the years, the model became outdated and the attempted updates created discontinuity and further confusion. ...
  • Foster, Tori (2016-05)
    Although Marvel and DC have been making comics since the 1930s, the recent boom in superhero films' popularity has left Marvel and DC's logos and superheroes plastered on billboards, t-shirts, children's toys, collectibles, ...
  • Flesner, Collin (2016-05)
    A structure erected yesterday could be classified as modern in chronological terms, but doesn't necessarily possess the architectural qualities that make it contemporary when it comes to style or critical thought. A piece ...
  • Cox, Cooper (2016-05)
    Car Chases Dog is a ten-piece collection of flash nonfiction-personal essays and miniature memoirs-aided by visuals using digital samples of writing and illustrating I made between the ages of four and six. The collection ...
  • Cavanaugh, Elizabeth (2016-05)
    High school students and young college students are in a p0int in their lives where they are thinking about future career paths. Majoring in accounting opens the door to many career opportunities, but negative stereotypes ...
  • Waking up 
    Bunner, Daniel (2016-05)
    My thesis project is composed of a large charcoal and ink drawing and two large, glass sculptures depicting variations on the human form. In order to construct sculptures of this scale, I have combined multiple castings ...
  • Albert, Madeline (2016-05)
    Elementary schools are the environments that shape children's minds and build the foundation of their knowledge. The interior of the education facility can have a great impact on the effectiveness of the teaching and level ...
  • Davidsen, Stephanie S. (2016-05)
    The current study examined predictors of attitudes toward sex offenders, focusing on Belief in a Just World (BJW) and religiosity as variables that were likely to be related to attitudes toward sex offenders based on ...
  • Weigel, Stephen (2016-05)
    Music theory has been a part of culture ever since music was invented. In 20th century academic circles, theorists came up with a way to explain the growing trend of atonal music using their own version of set theory, where ...
  • Swingley, Sarah (2016-05)
    The evolution of a personal philosophy throughout maturation can be a difficult process to undergo. The works of great minds that came before naturally influence this progression. I hold the Allegory of the Cave, a story ...
  • Steingass, Andrew J. (2016-05)
    Throughout history, urban core has constantly changed to meet the needs of those who lived and worked in these economic centers. During the mid-twentieth century, these urban zones were typically utilized for only business ...

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