Advisor/Thesis Committee Requirements
Submit a brief resume for any off campus member
Master's (non-thesis) Requirements
Committee Role
Required CSM faculty status
Department
Advisor
Required
Full time
Home Department
Minor Representative
Optional
Full time
Minor Department
MS (thesis) Requirements (minimum of 3 members) Two members must be full time CSM faculty from the home department
Committee Role
Required CSM faculty status
Department
Advisor
Full time
Required
Home Dept
(1st member)
Cannot be teaching faculty
Committee Member
Full time
Required
Home Dept
(2nd member)
Can be teaching faculty
Committee Member
Full time, part time or off campus
Required
Home Department or familiar w/area of study
(3rd member)
Can be teaching faculty
Full time, part time or off campus
Co-Advisor Optional Can be teaching faculty
Fa
m
iliar with area of study
(additional member)
Can't be advisor, minor rep or 1 of the 3 required committee members
Full time
Minor Representative Optional Can be teaching faculty
M
in
o
r Department
(additional member)
Can't be advisor, co-advisor or 1 of the 3 required committee members
Master's committee chair does not need to be specified on the form, but the committee chair must be full time & cannot be the advisor or co-advisor.
PHD Requirements (minimum of 4 members) All 4 required members must be full time CSM faculty
Committee Role
Required CSM faculty status
Department
Advisor
Full time
Required
Home Department or familiar w/area of study
(1st member)
Cannot be teaching faculty
Committee Member
Full time
Required
Home Department or familiar w/area of study
(2nd member)
Can be teaching faculty
Committee Member
Full time
Required
Home Department or familiar w/area of study
(3rd member)
Can be teaching faculty
Committee Chair Full time
Outside: Home Department, Minor Department,
Required
(4th member)
Can be teaching faculty
Major and Minor Degree Program
Full time, part time or off campus
Co-Advisor Optional Can be teaching faculty
Fa
m
iliar with area of study
(additional member)
Can't be advisor, minor rep or 1 of the 4 required committee members
Full time
Minor Representative Optional Can be teaching faculty
M
in
o
r Department
(additional member)
Can't be advisor, co-advisor or 1 of the 4 required committee members