The Social Sciences discipline includes Anthropology, Government, History, International Relations, and Legal Studies.
- The applicable style guide for fields other than International Relations is the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS)
- Candidates in International Relations should follow American Psychological Association (APA) formatting guidelines
Read more about the proposal process on this page: Developing the Proposal
Linked below, you will find several examples of well-formatted thesis proposals – please use these as guidelines as you consider creating your own proposal.
- Government: Equal Rights Amendment
An analysis of the use of the Equal Rights Amendment as a political tool in contemporary U.S. history
- History: Methods of Warfare during World War I
A study of irregular and regular warfare during World War I with a focus on the role of T. E. Lawrence in the Middle East campaigns
- International Relations: Truman's Use of Atomic Weapons
Data-driven evaluation of Japanese resolve, US Naval perspectives on WWII persistence & termination, and Truman’s decision to drop the bomb