IMPORTANT - Do not submit this form until you have completed your final project.
A non-thesis option is available in some departments. In lieu of the thesis, research competence must be demonstrated on the basis of a research paper or a creative project. A committee of at least three members of the faculty, of which the student’s advisor will serve as chair, will pass on the acceptability of the paper or project. Two-thirds of the committee must indicate approval. Please consult your departmental handbook regarding specific requirements for the non-thesis project.
**Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all classes and events must be held online for the remainder of spring semester. This includes final defenses for non-thesis capstone projects. However, you can use video conferencing software (Webex, Zoom, Skype) to conduct a virtual defense of your final project.
Please use the form below to input your information. Your submission will be forwarded to your primary advisor's email for their grade. The response we receive will serve as approval for the advisor as well as any additional readers on the committee.