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Graduate Catalog 2012-2013 
Graduate Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 598 - Master’s Thesis

3-6 hours
A body of original scholarly work by an individual student. Involves the preparation of a research proposal, under the guidance of a thesis adviser, and its subsequent implementation. The final report will consist of the following sections: (1) Focus of the Study, (2) Review of the Literature, (3) Methodology of the Study, (4) Results of the Study, and (5) Discussion of the Findings. Both the proposal and the final report must be approved by a thesis committee, consisting of the thesis adviser and two other faculty members. The thesis committee must be approved by the School of Education and Psychology. In addition, the student must complete an oral defense of the thesis before their thesis committee, the faculty adviser, the Dean of the School of Education and Psychology, and the Dean of Graduate Studies. The oral defense will typically consist of a visual presentation, followed by a question/answer session. Note: This course must be taken for a total of 6 hours prior to thesis defense.