One member of the thesis committee must be a Cameron University graduate faculty member from outside the student's department of study.
All thesis committee members must be approved by the Graduate Advisor for the degree program and the Dean of the School.
The thesis committee is responsible for providing feedback to the student during all phases of proposal and thesis development.
The thesis committee will determine when a thesis has satisfactorily met standards for acceptable research.
Faculty members may also provide direction to relevant literature.
Early ideas for research projects should evolve over time.
It is essential to identify a professor who is interested in the topic chosen for study.
While not required, consulting with the department chair or academic advisor for assistance in choosing a faculty member with scholarship interests in the field of study to be explored can be helpful.
A minimum of two graduate faculty members must serve on the committee.
Including the director, there must be an odd number of committee members serving on the committee.