Students in selected masters programs must demonstrate evidence of a high degree of scholarship, competence in scholarly exposition and ability to select, organize and apply knowledge through a thesis or project.
It is the student’s responsibility to submit materials to the department and college in time for the chair and dean to review them so they can reach the Division of Graduate Studies by the deadline.
The Division of Graduate Studies issues a calendar each year which indicates the LAST DAY for satisfying all graduation requirements. The Division of Graduate Studies encourages students to submit their manuscripts well before the deadline.
The chairperson of the committee for the candidate for a Master’s degree, in concurrence with the other members of the committee, shall adhere to the following process. The chairperson will notify the members of the committee, the Department Chair, the College Dean or designee, the Dean of the Division of Graduate Studies and other appropriate persons of the place, date and time of the defense.
This form is completed upon the successful defense of the thesis/project before the student’s committee. This form must be submitted prior to the Clearance for Graduation.
THESIS: white, (at least) 20 pound, 25% rag, acid-free bond papers. Photocopies should be made only from the original.
PROJECT: Please submit one (1) bound copy of the project, on white, (at least) 20 pound, 25% rag, acid-free bond paper. Spiral binding is a suitable method for meeting this requirement.
The “on-line Clearance” can now be completed.
It is the chairperson’s and committee members’ responsibility to know policies, rules, and regulations of both the Division of Graduate Studies and the major department relative to the thesis/project process
In addition the chair is also responsible for..
It is the department chair/program director’s responsibility for knowing and enforcing policies, rules, and regulations of both the Division of Graduate Studies and department/program.
The chair/director is also responsible for….