This is an extremely important step.
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Guide Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Guide This guide supersedes all previous Auburn University manuals and Guides for the preparation of theses and dissertations. A Latex Template is also available for theses or dissertations containing many equations typically for mathematics or engineering students.
Introduction Auburn University requires a dissertation for all Ph. It should make a significant scholarly contribution.
Style Guides This Guide provides specific, but minimal, requirements and general guidelines for the preparation of theses and dissertations to ensure that the electronic document is of a consistent high quality and suitable for publication on the world wide web.
Each department is encouraged to provide more specific guidance to students by selecting or developing a style guide or guides that is appropriate to the academic discipline of the graduate student preparing the thesis or dissertation for publication.
The choice of style guide typically reflects the standards of leading professional or scholarly journals in the academic discipline. If there are differences between other style guides and this one, the Graduate School guidelines take precedence. Students preparing auburn master thesis pdf or dissertations in an alternative format are encouraged to consult with the Academic Evaluator of Theses and Dissertations at an early stage in the preparation of the electronic document.
Order and Components The thesis or dissertation is typically organized into three main sections: Preliminary Pages The preliminary pages include the title page, abstract, acknowledgments optionaltable of contents, list of tables required, if applicablelist of figures or illustrations required, if applicableand list of abbreviations or symbols optional.
Preliminary page headings are of a uniform font size 10 point or 12 pointconsistent with the font size used throughout the document.
All headings in the preliminary pages are centered, two inches from the top of the page. Headings may be in mixed case e. Mixed case is preferred. All preliminary pages are counted in the pagination, but no page number appears on the title page.
All other pages in this section are numbered using lower case Roman numerals e. Title Page required The title page includes in the following order: No blank space separates this statement from the name of your degree, which follows.
A dissertation [or thesis] submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Auburn University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Degree The name of your degree, centered, for example: See Sample and Template.
The text of the abstract begins on the following line at the left margin the first line is indented. The text generally should not exceed words for a thesis and words for a dissertation. The Abstract is the first page to include a page number e.
The acknowledgments begin on the following line at the left margin the first line is indented. The Table of Contents lists all parts of the document except the title page and the page numbers on which each part begins. The titles of all parts are worded exactly as they appear in the document.
These titles are aligned not indented with the left margin. Titles and headings and the page numbers on which they begin are separated by a row of dot leaders. Page numbers are aligned flush with the right margin. Entries are generally double-spaced; however, titles and headings of more than one line are indented at the second line and single-spaced.For a second master’s degree, the student fulfills all requirements applicable to any other master’s degree, including the thesis, if appropriate.
The student may, on recommendation of the advisory committee, transfer a limited number of credit hours from the previous master’s degree. Graduate School Home > Report of Master's Thesis Final Exam.
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL Auburn University REPORT OF MASTER'S THESIS FINAL E XAM. Asterisk (*) indicates required fields. Student Username (GID) *: Student Banner ID (9 digits) *: * Student Name *: * Major *.
This collection hosts PDF versions of every thesis and dissertation successfully defended at Auburn University since the fall semester. Please send questions and comments to [email protected], or open a text chat session with a librarian for immediate assistance.
The Master of Science degree (thesis option) requires a minimum of 30 graduate semester credit hours. All courses in the degree must be taken for a grade; the exception is COMP Research and Thesis, which is offered in incomplete/complete format.
Auburn University requires a dissertation for all Ph.D. degrees and a thesis for many master’s degrees. The thesis or dissertation is a demonstration of the student’s mastery of the field of study and an example of the student’s creativity, dedication, and the ability to work independently.
Speech-Language Pathology. Students pursuing a Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Auburn University may select one of two options. For information on requirements for .