The thesis or dissertation is the capstone work of your academic career this is your opportunity as a graduate student to apply everything you have studied during. A guide for graduate students preparing for a master’s thesis defense in arts, sciences and engineering table of contents: i before defense. Thesis components a thesis can be written and organized either in the traditional monograph style or the manuscript (article) based style it cannot be a mixture of. Thesis and dissertation preparation thesis and dissertation instructions – if you have any problems accessing the instructions, please contact dr kristen sterba. Some graduate students preparing a thesis or dissertation may find it useful to look at a previous thesis that has been through the approval process.
Specifications for doctoral dissertation preparation specifications for doctoral dissertation once the dissertation is approved by the graduate school. Thesis & dissertation preparation and proposal guide introduction earning a doctoral degree or a master’s degree with thesis option requires the graduate student. 2017-2018 graduate school and distance education emporia state university guide to thesis preparation. The following appendices are taken from parts of several theses submitted and approved by the graduate school you should view these samples as guidelines to the.
Preparation of dissertation and thesis due to the closure of the university for the winter break, if you wish to defend jan 3 – 16, 2018, you are required to. Note: the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies will close at noon on december 22 and re-open on january 2 at 8:30 am if your thesis is approved in circle by.
Copy of a thesis cannot be altered or edited after acceptance by this section describes the format specifications in a manual for the preparation of graduate. Guidelines for the preparation of your master’s thesis foreword this guidebook summarizes the procedures followed by the office of graduate studies. Your thesis will be the final product of your time in graduate school you should be planning your thesis from the very beginning of your degree program a thesis is.
Thesis preparation electronic thesis protocol graduate students should contact montana tech thesis coordinator trisha southergill to have their theses copied and bound. These guidelines should help you prepare your thesis, so that it will constitute a permanent document of quality appropriate for a major graduate institution. Guidelines for preparing master's the degree candidate should consult her/his graduate advisor for the requirements of the guide for preparing the thesis. Specifications for thesis preparation the approval page submitted to the graduate school must be printed on 85 x 11 inch white paper with original signatures.
Principles of thesis writing the thesis is an essential element of a research-based graduate degree the thesis serves as evidence that a student is able to describe. Students can find answers to many questions about the undergraduate and graduate programs on signed thesis printed on requirements for thesis preparation and.