Preparation for Independent Thesis Proposal for MUP, MAUD, or MLAUD

This seminar is required for master\’s students intending to pursue an independent thesis through GSD 9302 in the following term and is optional for Doctor of Design students wishing to hone their thesis proposals. The focus of the course is on selecting a researchable topic, preparing a review of the literature, and developing an appropriate methodology. As well as participating in class meetings in which topics and research strategies are discussed, students will frequently meet individually with the instructor to get direction as to the appropriate form and content of their proposals. Written work consists of a literature review and a thesis proposal.