Senior thesis is the capstone of an Oak Grove education.
The Senior Thesis has been compared to a masterpiece created by an artist which marks a transition from a novice to an expert in their craft, and grants them entry into a professional guild. Similarly, the Senior Thesis is a scholarly masterpiece, a sign that the student has earned the privilege of moving from the desk in the back of the classroom to the speaker in the front. The process of crafting a Senior Thesis involves a year of diligent research, development, and refinement, culminating in the memorization, presentation and defense of a personally chosen topic. This achievement represents the culmination of years of rigorous academic effort and excellence.