Instructor Dave Custer edits text to accurately reflect the author's intentions at the Gee Creek Safety Rest Area. (Courtesy of Dave Custer and Susan Ruff. Used with permission.)
This course features a comprehensive list of assignments
and related resources
. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.
This course is taken by mechanical engineering majors during their senior year to prepare a detailed thesis proposal under the guidance of staff from the Writing Program. The thesis proposal must bear the endorsement of the thesis supervisor and indicate the number of units planned.