Thesis, Portfolio, & Dissertation Information

 

Deadlines:

Fall Graduation:
Final Defense Deadline: November 18
ProQuest Submissions Due: December 1

Spring Graduation: 
Proposal Deadline: November 18
Final Defense Deadline: March 17
ProQuest Submissions Due: April 1

Summer Graduation:
Students wishing to complete their culminating experience over the Summer must seek permission/approval from their Department Chair, Faculty Mentor, and Rae Wilmot.

Guidelines by Degree:

All Students: Culminating Projects Checklist
Theater: MFA Acting Thesis Proposal Format
  MFA Acting Thesis Guidelines (to be updated)
  MA Thesis Proposal Format
  MA Theatre Thesis Guidelines
Film & TV: MFA Portfolio Guidelines - Producing & Directing
  MFA Portfolio Guidelines - Script & Screenwriting
  MFA Script/Screenwriting Portfolio Orientation Video
  Thesis Guidelines (to be updated)
  MA Scriptwriting Culminating Project
Strategic Communication
& Journalism:
Thesis & Portfolio Guidelines (to be updated)
Doctoral Students: Please see doctoral handbook and faculty mentor for dissertation guidelines.

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Forms:

  FTV Portfolio Committee Application
  Thesis Title Page Template
  Dissertation Title Page sample
  New Dissertation signature page
  Doctoral Dissertation Committee
  Doctoral Dissertation Committee Change Petition
  Dissertation Signature Page sample
   

Samples:

  SSW Portfolio Sample 1
  SSW Portfolio Sample 2

ProQuest:

  Submission to ProQuest