RIL in Honors Thesis or Directed Study

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  • HUB RL 401: Research and Information Literacy (RIL) in Honors Thesis/Directed Study
    Undergraduate Corequisites: Must be concurrently enrolled in an Honors Thesis or Directed Study course with a faculty mentor.
    0-credit course that is taken concurrently with an honors thesis or directed study project course in order to earn a Hub requirement in Research and Information Literacy (RIL). Effective Spring 2023, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: Research and Information Literacy.
    • Research and Information Literacy