Master's Thesis Guidelines

Thesis Guidelines for Victorious Living Bible Institute

The thesis is a significant academic undertaking, and adherence to specific guidelines ensures the quality and professionalism of the work. Below are the guidelines for writing a thesis at Victorious Living Bible Institute:

  1. Length and Formatting:

    • The thesis should generally be 50-80 pages, excluding the bibliography.
    • All work must be typed in 12-point font, double-spaced, with one-inch margins.
    • Pages should be numbered, and the document should follow Chicago (Turabian) style guidelines.
    • Include a table of contents at the beginning of the submission.
    • A bibliography should be provided at the end of the submission.
  2. Cover and Submission:

    • The thesis must be bound in an acceptable cover.
    • All submissions should be on an approved subject, presented and accepted by the assigned professor.
    • The work must be judged worthy of publication by the Thesis-Dissertation Committee.
    • Two copies are required for submission and become the property of Victorious Living Bible Institute.
  3. Style Manuals:

    • Choose one of the following style manuals:
      • The Chicago Manual of Style by University of Chicago (Library of Congress location: Z 253, U58c, 1993).
      • A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate L. Turabian (Library of Congress location: LB 2369, T929m, 1987).
  4. Submission of Proposal:

    • Mail a detailed proposal of your thesis to Victorious Living Bible Institute, Attn: Master's Thesis Committee, 702 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross, Georgia 31501.
    • The proposal should include the chosen style manual.
    • Prior approval from the Committee is necessary before starting the thesis.
    • No thesis will be accepted without Committee approval.
  5. Notification and Feedback:

    • You will be notified of the status of your proposal request.
    • The Committee provides guidance and feedback throughout the thesis process.
  6. Research Paper Resources:

Adhering to these guidelines ensures that your thesis meets the academic standards set by Victorious Living Bible Institute. If you have any questions or need clarification, don't hesitate to reach out to the Master's Thesis Committee.