Master's Thesis Proposal and Research – WRSP 689

CG • Section 16WK • 11/10/2019 to 04/18/2020 • Modified 06/02/2022

Course Description

 Students will finalize the thesis, lecture recital, or music and worship ministry project in preparation for the defense.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


An important part of a master’s degree is the completion of a capstone project. Under the direction of a mentor, the master’s candidate completes a thesis/project manuscript, thesis/project defense, and final document submission.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

Make measurable progress on writing the thesis/project.

Course Assignment

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Quiz: Master's Thesis Handbook Acknowledgment

The Thesis Handbook provides essential information to the successful completion of your program requirements. This quiz will take you to the link for your Thesis Handbook, and you will be asked to agree to the Thesis Handbook Acknowledgment.

Thesis/Project Submission: Proposal/Current Status Assignment

As the student moves through the process of preparing his/her thesis, the student will submit drafts to the committee for review. The feedback you receive on these drafts will guide you as you move forward. The student will submit his/her proposal or, if his/her proposal has already been approved by the committee, the most recent version of his/her thesis.

Thesis Submission: Progress Check Assignments (8)

The student will submit the most recent version of his/her thesis. The thesis will be reviewed by his/her thesis mentor for improvement over previous drafts. The document must show substantive improvement over each previous draft in relation to quality and quantity.