The Senior Thesis Defense is a wonderful and crucial event in the life of our school. We are grateful to be able to conduct them online this year and to make videos available to our CCS community. To learn more about the senior thesis, read our article “Learning to Learn: The Senior Thesis.” New presentations will be posted every day from April 19 – 30.
Monday, April 19: Questions on Education
Should high schoolers have jobs?
Should affirmative action be used in college admissions?
Should CCS incorporate a world history course into its history curriculum?
Should homework be optional?
Is IQ testing ethical in a school environment?
Should CCS offer a mandatory financial literacy course?
Tuesday, April 20: Questions on Politics & Society
Should juveniles be tried as adults for murder?
Do the United States’ prison systems rehabilitate inmates or execute justice?
Is global society in decline?
Have American Christians elevated patriotism above God?
How does current American society affect a child’s sense of belonging?
Should Christians respond to negative perceptions from outsiders?
Wednesday, April 21: Questions on Politics & Society
Is it the school’s responsibility to provide mental health services?
Does political correctness stifle diversity of thought in public universities?
How should Christians help the poor?
Should the U.S. legalize euthanasia?
Is erasing history detrimental to society?
What is the best solution to the healthcare crisis?
Thursday, April 22: Questions on Psychology
If antidepressants are harmful, what is the best remedy for depression?
Are we born with an innate knowledge of how to feel or are we taught how to feel, and how does that affect us?
What is the most effective treatment for anorexia nervosa?
Can your mind change the trajectory of your health?
Does technology negatively affect a child’s development?
Do we have control over our choices?
Friday, April 23: Questions on Education & Athletics
Should mental health and physical health be better integrated into schools?
Are the mental and physical health benefits of distance running worth the effort and risks?
Should athletes be allowed to kneel during the national anthem?
Should politics be mentioned or portrayed in sports?
Monday, April 26: Questions on Education & Psychology
Is higher education worth getting in debt?
Do video games increase aggression in young adults?
Should Christians be more cautious in deciding to attend a secular college?
How does physical activity affect the mind?
How should education in the U.S. be organized and conducted?
Tuesday, April 27: Questions on Science & Technology
Should teenagers be given smartphones?
Has technology caused more harm than good in relation to human trafficking?
Should we lesson our use of single-use plastics?
Should North Carolina continue to require vehicle inspections?
Should doctors recommend abortions in cases of genetic disorders?
Is biotechnology like gene editing a benefit or a danger?
Wednesday, April 28: Questions on Politics & Society
Should monuments and holidays for historical figures be removed from the public square?
Is America experiencing a decline similar to that of the Roman Empire?
Is it ethical for big businesses to benefit from Chinese labor camps?
What role does the modern interpretation of tolerance play in how culture affects Christian families?
Should America have a Christian moral standard?
How troubling is the American government’s abuse of power?
Thursday, April 29: Questions on Politics, Society, & the Arts
Is mainstream media bias corrupting the minds of Americans?
Should Christians support the death penalty in America?
Does objectively good music exist?
Does increased gun control really prevent homicide and crime?
Are the business tactics of social media companies ethical?
Do nonprofits or the government do more to help the homeless?
Friday, April 30: Questions on Politics & Society
Should churches take advantage of federal grant money (PPP loans) to safeguard pastoral income during the COVID-19 financial crisis?
How should Christians in public office behave?
Is the American Dream morally good?
Is the American Dream a false narrative?
Are the methods and messaging of BLM effective?
Why should Christians care about the abandonment of truth?
Monday, May 3: Questions on Education
Are remote classes failing American students?