This subject is an introduction to the principles of research and various research methodologies that students will use in thesis writing. At the end of this course the student is expected to write a thesis proposal and portion of the literary research required in thesis writing following Turabian style and the institutional standard. The student will be able to work on a research under the supervision of a professor specializing in the major field where the topic is related. At the end of the course the student is expected to have written a thesis following the complete process and obtaining a certain degree of satisfaction in respect of the institutional standard.