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FM: Contents and order

Contents and order

Your document must be in the following order:

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright page (if document is copyrighted, copyright fee must be paid)
  3. Abstract
  4. Dedication (optional)
  5. Acknowledgments (optional)
  6. Table of Contents
  7. List of Tables (if tables appear in document)
  8. List of Figures (if figures appear in document)
  9. Other lists (e.g., nomenclature, definitions, glossary of terms, etc.)
  10. Preface (optional; must be less than 10 pages)
  11. Main Text
  12. Notes (if you have elected to use endnotes)
  13. References (AKA “Bibliography” or “Works Cited”)
  14. Appendices
  15. Biographical Sketch (optional)