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ENG 6390 Directed Research in Professional Writing and Technical Communication
Spring and Fall Semester due dates for a proposal that leads to a thesis or capstone project.
|Weeks 1 - 3||Conduct background research, write a 4 - 5 page explanation of the project, and identify potential advisory committee members.|
|4th Monday (or before)||Submit the project proposal form and a 4 - 5 page explanation of the project to the MSPWTC Coordinator (See thesis or capstone project proposal form).
|Weeks 5 - 6||Expect official approval of your advisory committee from the Graduate Advisory Committee; the third committee member will be assigned the semester you plan to defend.
Work with your committee on your proposal document [The chair of your committee is your main contact.]
|Week 7||Revise, edit, and proofread your proposal.|
|8th Monday (or before)||Submit your proposal to your committee, including any needed workplace or human subject research approvals (See thesis or capstone project proposal form).|
|Week 10||Expect official approval of your proposal from your approved committee.|
|Register for ENG 9391 Thesis or ENG 6392 Capstone Project with approval of the MSPWTC Coordinator.|
|Continue your research.|
|Grade||You will receive a grade of either S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory) on your proposal.|
MSPWTC Degree Coordinator
Moosally, M., Ph.D
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