Titles

Title Page

The title page shows the thesis title and the author’s name. See example

Thesis title:
ALL CAPITAL letters
Centered on the page horizontally and vertically
Long titles should be broken logically into more than one line, arranged in an inverted pyramid
-1½- or double-spaced between lines
Brief and descriptive, avoiding introductory phrases like “A Study to Determine…” or “An Investigation and Evaluation of….”

The author’s name:
Author’s name is preceeded with lower case “by” (don’t add the quotation marks to your title page)
– leave 1½- or double-space between by and author’s name.
Author’s name in upper- and lower case letters
Centered horizontally
One- inch above bottom margin

The title page is unnumbered.


Chapter Titles

See example
ALL CAPITAL letters
Centered on the page horizontally
One inch below the top margins
Consistently use same title style

Preferred Style:
CHAPTER ONE (or TWO, THREE, etc)
-followed by 1½- or double-spaced
TITLE
-Multi-line titles should be broken logically into more than one line, arranged in an inverted pyramid,
-1½- or double-spaced between lines.

Acceptable Style:
CHAPTER ONE: TITLE
-This style is acceptable for one line titles