Thesis, Portfolio, & Dissertation Information



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
  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

DIrected Project information

Doctoral Students: Please see doctoral handbook and faculty mentor for dissertation guidelines.


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  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


  SSW Portfolio Sample 1
  SSW Portfolio Sample 2


  Submission to ProQuest