Each document is broken down into 14 parts. The table below provides a list of these sections, including page number formatting. Note that sections marked with an asterisk (*) are optional and may be deleted from the document. All others are required according to official SHSU standards.
Before typing your document, there are steps you need to take to ensure your manuscript is formatted correctly. The instructions Setting Up Your Document will walk you through these steps, and help make the creation process easier.
|THESIS / DISSERTATION PARTS||NUMERICAL STYLE & PAGE ASSIGNMENT||TYPING INSTRUCTIONS|
Page numbers should not appear on these pages.
Do not list in Table of Contents.
|Dedication *||Lower case Roman Numerals (iii, iv, v, vi, ...)||
Page numbering starts with lower case Roman Numeral iii.
Page numbers appear centered at bottom of page.
|Table of Contents|
|List of Tables|
|List of Figures|
|Body of Thesis||Arabic Numerals (1, 2, 3, ...)||
Page numbering starts with Arabic Numeral 1.
Page numbers appear in the top right-hand corner of page.
|References or Bibliography|