Jackson State University- Division of Graduate Studies
Committee Approval Form
It is an established policy that the student selects his/her advisor with the consent of the department chair. The adviser assists the student in the formation of a project committee of at least three other graduate faculty members. It is established policy that the student selects his/her advisor with consent of the department chair. The advisor assists the student in the formation of a committee; (1.)A dissertation committee consists of five graduate faculty members. (2.) A masters thesis and project committee consists of three graduate faculty members (3.) External members of a committee must be members of the Jackson State University graduate faculty. This form constitutes a student's committee and documents approval of the student's research proposal by the student's committee. The signatures of the each committee member validates their approval of the proposal.
To the student: Please complete all of the "typed" areas prior to printing the form and obtaining the necessary signatures.