Thesis Proposal GERO 996
Students will prepare a written research proposal prior to commencing research leading to the PhD thesis. In general, the proposal will integrate a review of the relevant research literature and describe research methodology appropriate to the principal research question, expected results and their significance. The student will orally present and defend the proposal before their supervisory committee. The proposal and oral defense will receive a grade of S or U. An unsatisfactory grade in the written proposal or oral defense will trigger review by the Gerontology graduate committee as outlined in graduate general regulation 1.8.2. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: GERO 994 and GERO 995.