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Thesis Proposal


You should use this form to submit your thesis proposal after it has been approved by your adviser.

Graduate Core
You are required to take the following Gallatin courses, totaling 14 units. Please see the appropriate requirements, which depend on the semester you began the program. Check box if fulfilled.

Students who began prior to Summer 2013*

*Students who began prior to Summer 2013 might also combine old and new Core requirements. For more information, refer to the Gallatin M.A. Degree Requirements.

Students who began in Summer 2013 or later

Earned Units

(including transfer units and course equivalency)

Elective courses

List the courses and independent studies that you have completed during your program that prepare you for the proposed thesis.

Experiential learning

Extracurricular activities

Methods course

List the methods course(s) that you have taken in the area of your proposed thesis. (It is unlikely that the methods course will have the word "methods" in the title, but it is a course or independent study in which you have studied the analytic approach taken in the thesis. Examples of methods courses include: oral history; community studies, media analysis, techniques in art history, qualitative methods in sociology, etc.)

Course Number

Course Title

Style Guide

Indicate which of the following three style guides you will use in preparing the thesis. (If you have a good reason to use another style guide, you may.)

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