Green Sheet Proposal Form

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Green Sheet Proposal Form

Please use this form to submit your proposal to earn Honors credit in a course that does not otherwise offer Honors credit.
  • Please enter your first and last name.
  • Please enter your university e-mail address.
  • Please enter the semester and year you intend to graduate.
  • If you have questions about any of the following criteria, please contact advisor@honors.ls.wisc.edu. Exceptions may be made for Honors in the Major students.
  • Please include the department and course number for the course you would like to Green Sheet.
  • Please enter the course instructor's first and last name.
  • Please enter the course instructor's university e-mail address.
  • If you have questions about any of the following criteria, please contact advisor@honors.ls.wisc.edu.
  • Explain the background or context for the proposed project and how it connects to the course topic(s).
  • Describe the component(s) of the project. Explain how the project differs from the regular coursework.
  • Provide concrete details of what you will do for this project. This should include answers to the following questions, as relevant: 1) What question(s) are you investigating? 2) What research methods or sources will you use? 3) What exactly will you submit as a final product? What is the minimum length? 4) How often will you meet with the instructor? What will you do before and during those meetings? 5) How will you and your instructor determine if your project is successful?
  • List meeting dates and benchmarks throughout the semester as well as the final deadline for your project.
  • Explain why you are submitting a Green Sheet Proposal for this course. 1) How or why is this project meaningful to you? 2) Which skills or qualities are you hoping to develop through your experience with this project? 3) What Honors requirement would a successful Green Sheet for this course help you fulfill?
  • If there are any other details or special circumstances you would like the Honors Program to know when reviewing your Green Sheet Proposal, please include them here.
  • If you would prefer to upload your answers to the above prompts in a single document, you may do so.
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
  • To generate a Course Change Request (CCR) to add Honors to the course, go to your MyUW Student Center > Manage Classes > Course Change Request. Save the completed CCR, print it as a PDF. The dean's signature will be added after the Green Sheet Proposal is approved. COVID-19 Update: No instructor or student signatures are required on the CCR at this time.
    Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Please type your name again as confirmation that you have reviewed your responses and this proposal is complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY