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Master of Science Degree

Graduate Faculty

Section I - Faculty Information

Faculty Publications and Research

Section II - General Information

Program Objectives
Academic Misconduct
General Procedures/Course Enrollment
Minimum Required Graduate Enrollment
Assistantships
Residence Status
Student Counseling Center
Grading Procedures
Final Examinations

Section III - Plan of Study & Candidacy Examination

Plan of Study & Candidacy Examination (Checklist) *
List of Major Steps Required by the Graduate School
Plan of Study (Degree Plan)Meeting
Candidacy Exam and Annual Evaluations
Resume *
Plan of Study/Course Substitution
Course Sequence - Sample Plan
Program for the Master's Degree and Admission to Candidacy *
Notice of Candidacy Committee Meeting *
Confidentiality Statement *
Student Evaluation *
Report of Candidacy Examination
Recommendation for Admission to Candidacy *
Form for Reporting changes on graduate Degree Program *

Section IV - Thesis Work

Thesis Proposal, Defense & Final Examination (Checklist) *
Thesis Credit Distribution
Master's Committee/Thesis Overview
Thesis Procedures
Guidelines for Alternative Thesis/Dissertation Format
Oral Defense of Thesis
Approval of Thesis Proposal *
Form for Reporting Changes on Thesis Title *
Notice of Master's Thesis Defense *
Comprehensive Exam for Master of Science Degree *
Notice of Completion of Thesis Oral Defense *
Research Using Human Subjects
Proposal format for Research using Human Subjects Written Consent Format
Consent Format
Required Elements of Consent

*Form: Please obtain a copy of all forms from your advisor for the department file

Doctor of Philosophy Degree

Graduate Faculty

Section I - Faculty Information

Faculty Publications & Research

Section II - General Information

Program Objectives
Academic Misconduct
Course Enrollment
Minimum Required Graduate Enrollment
Assistantships
Residence Status
Student Counseling Center
Grading Procedures
Final Examinations

Section III - Plan of Study & Preliminary Examination

Plan of Study & Preliminary Examination (Checklist) *
General Procedures for the Doctoral Degree
List of Major Steps as Required by the Graduate School
Plan of Study (Degree Plan) Meeting
Student Guidelines for Preliminary Examination
Preliminary Exam and Annual Evaluation
Doctoral Committee
Paperwork for Preliminary Exam*
Resume
Plan of Study
Course Sequence - Sample Plan
Proposed Course Sequence Form *
Program for Doctoral Degree
Notice of Preliminary Exam Committee Meeting
Confidentiality Statement
Student Evaluation Form
Report of Preliminary Exam
Form for Reporting Changes on Degree Plan *

Section IV - HDFS 7000 Project

Purpose and Objective of HDFS 7000
Contract for the HDFS 7000 Project *
Approval Form for HDFS 7000 Project *
Ethical Standards for Reporting & Publishing the Project

Section V - Qualifying Exam

Doctoral Qualifying Examination Guidelines
Specialization Exam Procedures
Grading Criteria for the Qualifying Exam
Specialization Exam Grading Criteria
Expectations Theory
Research Methods
Answering the Qualifying Exam (Written & Oral)
Notification Form for Specialization Exam *
Specialization Ballot for Faculty (Memo) *
Qualifying Examination Evaluation Form *

Section VI - Human Subjects Forms

Using Human Subjects in Research
Proposal Format for Research Using Human Subjects *
Written Consent Format
Required Elements of Consent

Section VII - Dissertation & Defense

Dissertation & Oral Examination Checklist *
Dissertation Credit Distribution

Graduate School Thesis and Dissertation Website
Suggested Guidelines for the Defense
Just the FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
A Checklist for your Thesis/Dissertation
Directions to Adjust Page Numbers
Page Setup and Format Instructions (Top Margin 1.0")
"To Do" List before Final Doctoral Examination
Approval of Dissertation Proposal
Form for Reporting a Change on Dissertation
Notice of Dissertation Defense
Notice of Completion of Dissertation Oral Defense
Doctoral Notification Form
Example of Defense Abstract
Notice of Completion of Dissertation Defense (Memo to Graduate School) *

*Form: Please obtain a copy of all forms from your advisor for the department file