Satisfying the MS Requirements for Thesis

1

Successfully complete admission prerequisites

If you are assigned admission prerequisites register for at least one every semester until all the prerequisite courses are successfully completed with a grade of C or better.

3

Satisfy Core requirements

Core courses are generally more rigorous than the other courses; therefore, it is advised not to take all core courses at once, but rather spread them over your program of study. Make sure you have all the prerequisites for a core course before taking it.

4

Select a Thesis Adviser and Committee

Your dissertation committee should consist of

  • at least three graduate faculty members from the Computer Science and Engineering department
5

Submit the committee approval form to the department

6

Complete Thesis Research CEG/CS 7950

7

Satisfy Program of Study

8

Apply for Graduation

Refer to the Graduate School for the application deadlines

9

Thesis Defense

After completing your thesis, you will defend your research results in front of your committee in public. You should provide a copy of your thesis to the committee at least one week before your defense. Tips for writing your thesis can be found on the Graduate School website.

Thesis defense steps

  • Work with your committee to set a date and time for your Thesis defense
  • Coordinate with the department for a room
  • Send an electronic copy of your thesis to the Assistant to the Chair at least two weeks before the defense
  • Provide the Graduate Program Coordinator with the date, time, committee, title, and abstract at least two weeks before the defense

Following your successful defense

  • Submit the completed and signed (by your committee) signature page to the department
  • Upload the final copy of your thesis to OhioLink