Exploring your Interests


Having an interest in your topic can make the research and writing process much more rewarding.



  • Has anything in the course stimulated your interest?
  • Can you tie any of your personal interests to course issues, topics, or approaches for development?
  • Is there a particular angle or approach to an issue you would like to explore?


Tip Box

Professors study, read and, write about topics
that interest them. Interest is always a good
starting point.