Proposals and Dissertations

A dissertation is likely one of the most complex and lengthy writing projects on which you will ever embark. In the Proposals and Dissertations category, we are accumulating checklists, book suggestions, and tips to help get and keep you organized from beginning to end.

To find information specific to dissertations on this website, click on the category Proposals and Dissertations in the right-hand column.

For the most up-to-date dissertation proposal outline, please refer to your department’s handbook via your myCIIS login. We have included some proposal guidelines below. Click on department headings to review proposal formats:

Anthropology and Social Change
Asian and Comparative Studies
Clinical Psychology
East West Psychology
Ecology, Spirituality and Religion
Philosophy Cosmology Consciousness
Transformative Inquiry: Theoretical proposal, Qualitative proposal
Womens Spirituality