We refer to that condensation as a thesis statement. In general, your thesis statement will accomplish these goals if you think of the thesis as the answer to the question your paper explores. Here are some helpful hints to get you started. You can either scroll down or select a link to a specific topic. Almost all assignments, no matter how complicated, can be reduced to a single question. Your first step, then, is to distill the assignment into a specific question.
Writing a Thesis and Making an Argument
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The editorial team is happy to answer questions about format and reference systems, tables, figures, and equations, along with those related to copyright and documentation issues. Editors do not examine or critique content, scholarship, research methods or writing style, as this falls under the responsibility of the student and their supervisory committee members. The Editorial Office can provide referrals to outside editors and skilled document-formatters available for hire should further assistance be necessitated or desired. The office also publishes the University of Florida's Guide for Preparing Theses and Dissertations , a comprehensive guide outlining the procedures required when formatting and submitting a thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School Editorial Office for review and approval.
Explore this Section. Students defending a dissertation or thesis in the academic year will be permitted to conduct their oral defense by video via Zoom for all committee members to view. In-person defenses will also be permitted as long as they adhere to any federal, state, or local mandates regarding the pandemic. This form should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Education as soon as your proposal has been approved.
Welcome to the Thesis Office! If you are in a program that requires the completion of a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation, we have the resources and information to help you successfully complete your deposit with the Graduate College. Each deposit period has firm deadlines by which students must apply for graduation, take the doctoral final examination, and deposit the thesis. And it may take several days for the Thesis Office to review and approve your thesis for deposit.