Thesis Information

Timeline

WhatWhen (assuming full-time enrollment, beginning fall semseter)
 
1. Choose a Topic2nd Semester
2. Select committe members (work with your advisor to do so)  2nd Semester  

3. Develop the proposal (work with your advisor to do so)  

1st Summer  

4. Proposal presentation and defense

  • At least 3 weeks ahead of time, schedule the date and time for the proposal meeting with your advisor and committe members
  • At least 2 weeks before the scheduled meeting, check with the secretary that Eppler Center, Room 105 is available for the meeting time and reserve the room.
  • Immediately after confirming the availability of room 105 EC and at least 2 weeks before the scheduled meeting, submit the Thesis Proposal Announcement Form to the Human Movement, Sport & Leisure Studies secretary
1st Summer or 3rd Semester  

5. Obtain IRB approval

  • Plan at least 8 weeks from time of submission to approval  
 

6. Topic Approval Form

  • Must have IRB approval before this form can be submitted
  • Submit via docusign  
 

7. Collect Data

  • Plan at least a full semseter to collect and analyze data
 

8. Final Thesis Presentation and Defense

  • At least 3 weeks ahead of time, schedule the date and time for the proposal meeting with your advisor and committee members.
  • At least 2 weeks before the scheduled meeting, check with a secretary that Eppler Center, Room 105 is available for the meeting time and reserve the room.
  • Immediately after confirming the availability of room 105 EC and at least 2 weeks before the scheduled meeting, submit the Thesis Announcement Form to the Human Movement, Sport & Leisure Studies secretary
 

9. Submission of Completed Thesis