Oral Exam and Defense Evaluation Forms

Oral Comprehensive Examination Evaluation Form

Procedure:

    • The student schedules the examination and meeting room at a date/time agreed to by the student’s Committee. Non-local Committee members or a non-local student may use telecommunications technology.

 

    • At the beginning of the Oral Examination, the student makes a 20 minute presentation on any topic of the student’s choosing.

 

    • At the Oral Comprehensive Examination, the committee asks questions based on the courses on the Program of Study, and the student orally responds to the questions.

 

    • The committee evaluates the student’s responses and determines whether the student passed or failed the examination. Results are recorded on the University’s Report of Examination Results form.

 

    • Each Committee member completes this Oral Comprehensive Examination Evaluation form.

 

    • The major professor submits the completed Oral Comprehensive Examination Evaluation forms along with the Report of Examination Results form to the Graduate Coordinator at the completion of the oral comprehensive examination.

 

    • The Graduate Coordinator will annually summarize the Oral Comprehensive Examination Evaluation forms for the Institutional Effectiveness report for the degree program.

 

 

Thesis and Dissertation Defense Evaluation Form

Procedure:

    • The student schedules the defense and meeting room at a date/time agreed to by the student’s Committee. Non-local Committee members or a non-local student may use telecommunications technology.

 

    • At the Defense, the committee asks questions based on the research presented in the thesis/dissertation and in the oral defense of the thesis or dissertation.

 

    • The committee evaluates the student’s responses and determines whether the student passed or failed the defense. Results are rec-orded on the University’s Report of Examination Results form.

 

    • Each Committee member completes this Thesis and Dissertation Evaluation form.

 

    • The major professor submits the completed Thesis and Dissertation Evaluation forms along with the Report of Examination Results form to the Graduate Coordinator at the completion of the Thesis or Dissertation defense.

 

    • The Graduate Coordinator will annually summarize the Thesis and Dissertation Evaluation forms for the Institutional Effectiveness report for the degree program.