Thesis proposals must be on file in the graduate studies center before the student is allowed to enroll in JOURN 8090 Research.
At the beginning of the semester or session in which the student plans to graduate, s/he should check with the MU Graduate School to make sure that all forms required up to that point have been submitted and that other rules and regulations are being followed.
The student must be enrolled the semester or session s/he defends. If s/he has registered for all nine of the JOURN 8090 credits in previous sessions, s/he may register for the exam only. The personnel in the MU Graduate School handle this type of registration.