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Class of 2012 Senior Theses

Name                                      Major                                                  Thesis Advisor
Jessica Benchley          Exercise and Sport Science      Stacey Beam
 AGE PREDICTED HEART RATE MAX EQUATIONS IN COLLEGE-AGED STUDENTS
 
Laney Benson                         Music                                                  Jeffrey Jones
A PERFORMANCE PERSPECTIVE:  "UN'AURA AMOROSA" FROM MOZART'S COSI FAN TUTTE 
 
Jessica Cinardo                     Communication                                   Wes Fondren
 MALE AND FEMALE DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNICATING CONFLICT
 
Janna Cole                              Marketing                                         Carol Megehee
 INVESTIGATING THE ROLE OF ONLINE SOCIAL MEDIA IN CONSUMER-FIRM RELATIONSHIPS
 
 Tiffani Cosson                        Resort Tourism Management          Michael Collins
 PERCEPTIONS OF WALT DISNEY WORLD:  ANTECEDENTS TO RETURN VISITS
 
 Kirsten Costello                     Resort Tourism Management           Taylor Damonte
 CAN THE DEMAND PROBLEM BE FIXED?  THE EFFECT OF ECONOMIC CRISIS ON THE LODGING SECTOR OF THE TOURISM INDUSTRY
 
Kevin Crowley                        Biochemistry                                   David Evans 
CO-CRYSTALLIZATION AND POLYMORPHISM OF NATURALLY OCCURRING PEPTIDE DERIVATIVES 
 
 Kelsey Couch                         Marine Science                                Craig Gilman
 THE EFFECTS OF SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL EVENTS ON SURFACE DISSOLVED OXYGEN CONCENTRATIONS OFF THE COAST OF LONG BAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA
 
 Lynsey Deudne                     Biology                                            Fang-Ju Lin
 NICOTINE-INDUCED NEUROPROTECTON IN DROSOPHILA MODELS OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE
 
 Kate Dowling                        Exercise and Sport Science            Jacquelyn Sgambati
NUTRITION KNOWLEDGE OF DIVISION I TENNIS AND CROSS-COUNTRY COLLEGIATE ATHLETES AT COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY 
 
Jacob Downey                      Accounting                                    John Stamey
COMPARING HISTORICAL AND IMPLIED VOLATILITY FOR A SILVER ELECTRONICALLY TRADED FUND BETWEEN MONTHS OF HIGH AND LOW RETURNS
 
Taylor Epley                         Biology                                         Douglas Van Hoewyk
ANALYSIS OF THE RESPONSE OF A BROMELIAD, VRIESEA GIGANTEA, SUBJECTED TO DROUGHT
 
Heather Estep                       Marine Science                            Robert Young
POPULATION STRUCTURE OF TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS IN NORTH INLET, SOUTH CAROLINA AND USE OF INLET AS A NURSERY GROUND
 
Taylor Eubanks                     Political Science                          Holly Tankersley
9/11 AND THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT
 
Mary Ewen                            Finance                                      Andrew Weinbach
 "IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME":  THE POSITIVE ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF NFL STADIUMS IN THEIR SURROUNDING CITIES 
 
 Brittany Gaillard                 Psychology                                  Terry Pettijohn 
EFFECTS OF MENSTRUATION ON WOMEN'S LIKELINESS TO FORGIVE 
 
 Zachary Grant                     Business Management                James Henderson 
PETRO-POLITICS IN VENEZUELA 
 
 Lauren Haller                      Interdisciplinary Studies             Deborah Hutchinson 
LESSON NOT LEARNED:  DEEPWATER HORIZON RESEARCH AND MEDIA COVERAGE EXPOSES GAPS IN KNOWLEDGE AND RISKY PROTOCOL WITHIN THE OIL INDUSTRY
 
Brian Harrison                     Communication                           Wes Fondren 
ATTENDING COLLEGE INFLUENCES THE PERCEPTION OF PARENTING MORE THAN YOUNG ADULTS OR STUDENTS THAT DO NOT ATTEND COLLEGE 
 
 Kaitlyn Hofeldt                    Marine Science                            Keira Williams 
COUNTRIES' INVOLVEMENT IN WHALING AND THE IMPACTS ON THEIR TOURISM INDUSTRIES 
 
 Whitney Hucks                    Accounting                                 Linda Henderson 
 U.S. PROGRESS TOWARD IFRS
 
Jessica Humenik                  Biology                                       John Hutchens 
SELECTIVITY OF PREY CAPTURE BASED ON PREY SIZE IN THE VENUS FLY TRAP (DIONAEA MUSCIPULA ELLIS)
 
 Dea Kamberaj                    Psychology                                  Terry Pettijohn 
FEMALE STUDENT'S CLOTHING STYLES AND THEIR EFFECT ON PERCEIVED INTELLIGENCE BY COLLEGE PROFESSORS
 
 Shannon Kelly                   Biology                                        Fang Ju Lin 
EFFECTS OF HUMAN BMP-2 ON TRANS-DIFFERENTIATION OF MYOBLAST CELLS AND HUMAN RHABDOMYOSARCOMA USING AN IN VITRO MODEL SYSTEM 
 
Kevin Kern                          Applied Physics                          Louis Rubbo 
MULTIMESSENGER ASTRONOMY:  MODELING GRAVITATIONAL AND ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM A STELLAR BINARY SYSTEM 
 
Jennifer Kisabeth                Marine Science                          Juliana Harding
TIMING AND INTENSITY OF CRASSOSTREA VIRGINICA SETTLEMENT IN NORTH INLET AND DUNN SOUND, SOUTH CAROLINA  (TO BE PUBLISHED AT A LATER DATE)
 
AJ Kuznitz                           Finance & Economics                 Andy Weinbach
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS TEAMS AND THEIR LOCAL ECONOMIC IMPACT
 
Robert Louder                     Applied Physics                        Chris Moore

PHOTOCATALYTIC ACTIVITY OF ZINC OXIDE THIN FILMS PREPARED BY DC SPUTTER DEPOSITION AND THERMAL OXIDATION

 
Sean Manahan                    Political Science                        Pam Martin
WESTERNIZATION AND MUSLIMS IN WESTERN EUROPE
 
Alyssa Markowitz              Exercise and Sport Science       Jacquelyn Sgambati
AN ANALYSIS OF THE DIETARY BEHAVIORS OF COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY'S NCAA DIVISION I STUDENT-ATHLETES
 
Kaitlin O'Toole                  Biology/Psychology                    Bernard Albiniak
OF MICE AND MOZART:  TESTING SPATIAL REASONING AND MEMORY OF RATS
 
Ly Luu Pham                     Accounting                                 Linda Henderson
OUTSOURCING:  MORE HARM THAN GOOD
 
Angela Pilson                   English                                        Cynthia Nycum 
 WESTERN CULTURE AND THE SPREAD OF SERIAL MURDER
 
Shayne Reddington          Accounting  & Finance                Shelia Mitchell
THE SMARTEST "GUISE" IN THE ROOM:   WHY AMERICA IS DOOMED TO REPEAT AN ERON-LIKE SCANDAL
 
Lisa Richardson               Exercise and Sport Science          George Lyerly
 GOLF:  AN ALTERNATIVE FORM OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY OF AN AGING POPULATION
 
Rebecca Ringrose            Special Education                        Dodi Hodges
TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY LEARNING:  IS PROJECT BASED LEARNING, THE LEARNING OF THE FUTURE? 
 
Melissa Sabbagh             Biology                                       Douglas Van Hoewyk
THE INVOLVEMENT OF 26S PROTEASOME COMPLEX IN SELENIUM TOXICITY
 
Kamber Seay                  Communication                          Kyle Holody
FEMININE FRAMING:  FRAMING THEORY AND THE MEDIA'S PORTRAYAL OF FEMALE ATHLETES
 
Sarah Sexton                  Marine Science                          Robert Young
WELL-BALANCED FINITE-DIFFERENCE METHODS FOR THE SHALLOW-WATER WAVE EQUATIONS ON NON-UNIFORM CARTESIAN GRIDS (TO BE PUBLISHED AT A LATER DATE)
 
Zachary Smith                Marine Science                          Juliana Harding
SEASONAL CHANGES IN THE SEX RATIOS OF CRASSOSTREA VIRGINICA POPULATIONS IN SOUTH CAROLINA ESTUARIES (TO BE PUBLISHED AT A LATER DATE)
 
Noelle Teramani            Elementary Education                Caroline Knight
ARE NON-CORE CURRICULUM CLASSES IMPORTANT IN AN ELEMENTARY STUDENTS' LIFE?
 
Rebekah Thomas            History                                       Brandon Palmer 
THE EVOLUTION OF THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN KOREA:  COLONIAL TIMES TO THE PRESENT 
 
Desmond Wallace          Political Science                         Holly Tankersley 
MIDTERM ELECTIONS USED TO GAUGE PRESIDENT'S REELECTION CHANCES 
 
Stephanie Wehrung      Accounting                                  Sheila Mitchell
THE EFFECT OF IFRS CONVERGENCE ON COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY ACCOUNTING MAJOR STUDENTS
 
Carrie Wein                   Marine Science                           Robert Young
EFFECTS OF "ULTRASOUND" ON COMPLETION OF COGNITIVE TASKS IN RELATION TO DOLPHIN ASSISTED THERAPY
 
Elise Weisengoff            Communication                          Christina Anderson
CAPTURING ATTENTION:  ADVERISING IN THE INTERNET AGE
 
Laura Whitefleet-Smith Marine Science                        

Juliana Harding

SIZE SELECTIVITY BY MUD CRABS, PANOPEUS HERBSTII, FEEDING ON BARNACLES, BALANUS EBURNEUS, IN NORTH INLET, SOUTH CAROLINA (TO BE PUBLISHED AT A LATER DATE)
 
Aliyyah Willis                 History                                     Eldred Prince, Jr
FREEDOM IN EDUCATION:  THE MOVEMENT TO EDUCATE THE FREEDMEN IN THE PEE DEE REGION DURING RECONSTRUCTION
 
Kaitlyn Zuilkowski         Psychology                              Linda Palm
SOCIAL DISTANCE AS A FUNCTION OF MENTAL HEALTH STATUS AND GENDER OF COLLEGE STUDENT PEERS