extensively in your thesis or dissertation, you must include a list of abbreviations and their corresponding definitions following these guidelines: Include the heading list OF abbreviations in all capital letters, and center it 1 below the top. Do not include titles such as Professor, Doctor,., PhD, or any identifiers such as chair or advisor before or after any names. Title Page, the title page of a thesis or dissertation must include the following information: The title of the thesis or dissertation in all capital letters and centered 2 below the top of the page. Entries must align with the document's left margin or be indented to the right of the left page margin using consistent tabs. Dedication, Acknowledgements, Preface (optional) You have an option to include a dedication, acknowledgements, or preface. Abstract Include an abstract page following these guidelines: Include the heading abstract in all capital letters, and center it 2 below the top of the page. Include one double-spaced line between the heading and the first entry. Include page numbers for these items but do not assign separate chapter numbers.
Headings must be in all capital letters and centered 2 below the top of the page. The preface ends with you name, place name, and date at the time of writing. or you may assign a two-part Arabic numeral with the first number designating the chapter in which it appears, separated by a period, followed by a second number to indicate its consecutive placement in the chapter (e.g., Table.2 is the second table in Chapter. Most dedications are short statements of tribute beginning with To such as To my family. I'd modify frontmatter and mainmatter to do continuous (arabic) numbering and exploit the fact that chapters are not numbered in the frontmatter. You may include your subject area or specialty discipline in parentheses (i.e., Department of Romance Languages (French School of Pharmacy (Molecular Pharmaceutics School of Education (School Psychology or similar official area). The thanks follow a functional order. Or PHD; Master of Public Health, not.P.H.