Step 4. Thesis Research Topic Approval
Working closely with your thesis supervisor, develop a description of your anticipated research. Schedule your first committee meeting early (by March 15) in the Spring semester before you begin to do your research. At this meeting, you should:
Note: 1) The committee is more likely to approve your proposed research topic if you and your thesis supervisor have already discussed and revised it several times. 2) It is imperative that you schedule this committee meeting well in advance of the deadline, since the committee may ask you to revise your research proposal and meet again to discuss it!
The University of Arizona
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
General Biology Program for Secondary Teachers