The non-thesis option requires twenty-nine credits in formal courses and special assignments (independent study, research and reading) and one credit in seminar. Important note about program exit options at mid-course in the program (15 credits) the student must meet with the program director or graduate director who will determine whether the student is recommended for option a: thesis, option b: non-thesis master's essay, or option c: non-thesis research essay plus self-study. The ma non-thesis option is available to students in literature, rhetoric, linguistics, and comparative literaturea capstone project is the culminating experience required for the mtesol program30 hour program: 27 coursework and 3 hours of applied project (eng 593 or lin 593)foreign language requirementapplied project director and one additional member is required on the iposoral. Sociology 699 is a non-credit, s/u graded course required for all students selecting the non-thesis option provide a copy of paper to department (fourth semester) a clean copy of the paper should be made available to the department a week before the formal presentation.
Non-thesis students students pursuing a non-thesis degree are required to have a major professor by the end of their first long term of enrollment in the graduate program the major professor will normally be a faculty member specializing in an area of particular interest to the student and is often the individual who supervises the required. The non-thesis option is often - although certainly not always - preferred for students who have a change of heart about doctoral studies. Non-thesis option basic requirements - the program requires the student to complete a minimum of 36 semester hours of formal course work at the 400-level and 500-level beyond the bs degree. The non-thesis master of science option requires a minimum of 36 semester credit hours of approved courses and does not include a thesis the student must complete 16 hours of the following core courses.
Graduate program thesis vs non-thesis option please note that the requirement that all master's students enrolling beginning fall 2014 complete a thesis is pending approval. Survey of space studies i this course is required for all students who select the non-thesis option and can be taken after completing at least 25 credits in the. Master of sciences, non-thesis option this degree option is intended for students whose personal interests or current work responsibilities lower the desirability of conducting the required research courses for the thesis-based msc degree. Llm non-thesis option please note that we do not accept applications directly to the non-thesis option, it is only available with special permission.
The english master of arts non-thesis option consists of the following: thirty (30) credits of coursework, including eng 595 (master's project) ma portfolio (with introduction. Master of science in sport management non- thesis option course hours required research core (6 credit hours) spmt 601 research methods for sport organizations 3. Final product options, major advisor and outside reader non-thesis products (called creative components) can take one of three forms: curriculum development project, action research project or, presidential awards for excellence in mathematics and science teaching (paemst) or portfolio project based upon national board of professional teaching standards (nbpts.
Non-thesis option students who choose the non-thesis option can complete the research requirement through directed research a minimum of 3 hours of non-thesis directed research credit must be completed. Students who wish to complete the non-thesis route may not count more than six hours of research toward the ms biology degree candidates for the ms in biology must either take an oral comprehensive examination based upon course work used to satisfy degree requirements or complete bio 6430 - graduate seminar. There are two tracks offered in both the thesis and non-thesis option of this program, one focusing in physical geography and one focusing in geospatial technologies students in both the thesis and non-thesis options may choose a series of courses from a list of guided electives.
Plan b: non-thesis option major steps and policies for ma plan b: non-thesis option 1 preliminary preparation and application to program 2. Major electives (non-thesis option) cap cda cen cis cnt cop cot cen 6016 engineering of software i must be elected if the student's undergraduate coursework does not include a course equivalent to cis 4251 software devlopment. Master's desgree non-thesis/final exam option requirements the requirements for an ms degree non-thesis/final exam option include the following: 30 semester hours of coursework, of which 24 hours must be numbered 5000 or above, and at least 15 semester hours must be from atoc graduate courses, including four of the core atoc courses.
Master of arts in history degree options a student may choose between thesis- and non-thesis options for the master of arts (ma) in history degree. Non-thesis option is designed to be more flexible and is tailored for students who don't necessarily need a great deal of research training non-thesis involves classes that you need to attend and write an exam after completion of certain courses in your degree. The non-thesis option is designed for students interested in the field of medicine, education at the elementary, middle and high school level, or those who simply wish to further their knowledge of biology. Non-thesis option the master of arts degree in english without a thesis is designed for students who wish to expand their repertoire of literary, rhetorical, and.