Students are required to submit a dissertation proposal to the Supervisory Committee before admission to candidacy.
The dissertation must demonstrate the candidate’s capacity for scholarly and rigorous independent investigation acceptable to the:
- Supervisory Committee
- Director of the Ph.D. program
- Dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning
- Dean of the Graduate School
Dissertations must strictly follow Graduate School policy in both substance and procedure. Dissertations must be submitted as an electronic document that allows a wider variety of media to be submitted in support of the text.
Students are encouraged to contact the Graduate School Editorial Office prior to beginning their dissertation for guidance.