The following rules pertain only to the final dissertation defense committee the responsibility for selecting and recommending the final defense committee members rests with the sponsor, department or program chair, and the director of graduate studies students may not select their own defense committees furthermore,. A formatted copy of the thesis must be submitted to the graduate college for a format/record check at least three weeks prior to the scheduled defense students must also provide defendable copies of the thesis to members of their thesis defense examination committee at least two weeks before the scheduled. Once a graduate thesis or dissertation committee has been officially established, it will not be necessary to alter it if the graduate faculty status of a member of the committee is downgraded however, at the time of the defense, the chair or at least one co-chair must be a current wvu faculty. The doctoral committee will approve the student's course of study and plan for research, supervise the research, grade the written comprehensive qualifying examination, read and approve the dissertation for content and format, and conduct the dissertation defense role of. Master's thesis defence schedule at least eight (8) weeks prior to the anticipated date of the final examination: the advisory committee agrees on a timetable for completion of the thesis and defence the advisor informs the department chair of the timetable at least four (4) weeks prior to the anticipated date of the final.
As part of the degree requirements for the ms in computer science or computer engineering, students must pass a final examination given by their advisory committee as described in the graduate catalog the part of the exam that is related to the presentation of the student's research is public (the thesis defense. At least two years of graduate study are normally necessary for the master's degree the following statements describe the graduate schools' minimum quantitative requirements for the master's degree c1100 - at least 30 semester graduate credits will be presented for the thesis or professional paper option, or at least 36. Master's degree requirements advising general requirements for the master's degree research option for the master's degree research project thesis thesis committee thesis preparation thesis defense students continuing on to a doctoral program advising an entering graduate student should meet with the. Correspondingly to the academic degree, the last phase of an academic thesis is called in spanish a defensa de grado, defensa magistral or defensa doctoral in cases in which the university candidate is finalizing his or her licentiate, master's, or phd program according to a committee resolution, the dissertation can be.
For completion of master's degrees under the thesis option, an oral examination ( defense) of the master's thesis is required this examination is conducted by a committee of at least three members of the university faculty the candidate's thesis advisor customarily serves as the chair of the examining committee the other. At the conclusion of the public participation, the committee may excuse the public and conduct further questioning on the thesis and related topics the outcome of the thesis defense is reported on the report of the final oral exam and thesis for the master's degree form comprehensive examination: in addition to the.
Signatures: examining committee deadline: within one week of the committee's decision, but no later than the final day of the semester pdf authority report form for the thesis defense this form is customized individually by the graduate college for each student and sent to the student and thesis committee via email. As a student seeking a master's degree, your thesis defines your educational experience at the university once you've completed all the necessary coursework and finished any internship or practicum experiences, you will be required to meet with a committee to defend your work details of a defense vary by college, but.