Major in IS


Sample Thesis

Students are welcome to read any past Senior Honors Theses, which are kept in the CIS office. Contact Julie Dobrow to set up an appointment. Students may also view past theses online.

Commencement and Transcript Information

Late February / Early March
IS Majors may elect which departmental or programmatic commencement ceremony they wish to attend. Most attend that to which their primary advisor is connected. Please indicate your choice in the SIS system by the Registrar's deadline. Students must also notify Audrey Aduama in CIS of their commencement plans.

Early May 
Students provide the title for their IS major for transcript purposes via an email to Audrey Aduama. You are allotted 53 characters including spaces.

ARC Resources and Contacts

Students thinking about conducting a research project, such as a senior thesis, should be aware of the numerous support programs and opportunities that the Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides.

Writing: Graduate Writing Consultants are available to help with every stage of the writing process. Book an appointment >

Presentation Skills: Graduate Speaking Consultants are available to help you prepare your defense presentation, polish your delivery, and develop strategies for staying calm during public speaking events. Book a session >

Time Management: If you are struggling with the time management aspect of the senior thesis, confidential support is available from ARC Time Management Consultants.

Logistics and Policy: For any questions about paperwork, deadlines, Tufts University policies, or if you have concerns about your working relationship with your advisor, contact Kristina Aikens, ARC Writing Resources.

Tisch Library Resources

Tisch Library offers workshops regarding research, media, data, and how to cite sources. Workshop schedules are posted at the start of each semester. More information >

Meet with a Tisch Librarian 
Students are encouraged to meet with librarians individually to gain an increased awareness of relevant library resources, and learn how to use them as efficiently and effectively as possible. More information >

The Digital Design Studio (DDS), housed within Tisch's Media Center, is a collaborative learning space for the creation of course-related multimedia projects including video, audio, imaging, and web publishing. Learn more >