Culminating Project

The goal of the Honors Culminating Project is to promote UHP student participation in projects that enhance their major studies and engage in work outside the classroom.

Examples of Approved Projects:

Hamilton Research Fellow and Departmental Distinction in Biology
Heterologous Expression of Breast Cancer Resistance Protein in E.coli
Major: Biology

Participation in the Institute for Responsible Citizenship and an Internship with Capital Impact Partners
Majors: Business Management and Political Science

Founding and directing Apollo Tutors
Major: Finance

Creating a free, after school chamber music program for students in South Dallas
South Dallas Strings
Majors: Human Rights, Music, Meadows Interdisciplinary Major

Mayer Interdisciplinary Project
Born This Way: The Social Realities and Legal Implications of Being LGBT in Lima, Peru
Majors: International Studies, Anthropology, Minors in Human Rights and Spanish

Completion of Engineering Senior Design Course and Project
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Distinction in History
Analyzing Cleopatra's Image in Literature and Art
Major: History

Research at UT Southwestern
Thorny Excrescence Spine Density of CA3 Hippocampal Neurons in Schizophrenia Mouse Models
Major: Biochemistry, Psychology Minor

Summer Internship in Taos, NM with Taos County EMS and Holy Cross Hospital
Opioid Overdose in Taos, New Mexico
Major: Health and Society

Engaged Learning Project
The Education and Integration of Immigrant Students in the French School System
Majors: Anthropology, Spanish, Foreign Language (French, Arabic)

Senior Music Recital
Major: Music Performance

Professional Internship as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst
Majors: Finance with a Specialization in Alternative Asset Management

Distinction in Spanish
Spanish Language Policies in New Mexico: A Sociolinguistic Assessment
Majors: Spanish, Biology

Distinction in Psychology
Validation and Application of a New Measure of Expressed Emotion
Majors: Psychology and Economics

Student Lecturer and Archivist Intern at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Research Project: Changing Roles of Women in Afghanistan: The Impact of the Rise and Fall of the Taliban
Majors: International Studies, Arabic Minor


Note: these examples do not include the full breadth of possible projects that can fulfill the Culminating Project requirement

Click here to download the Honors Culminating Project Petition

Contact Dr. Doyle ( with any questions regarding the culminating project.