Graduate Handbook

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  • Assistantships and Fellowships
  • International Students
  • Admission Requirements and Grades
  • Entrance Exams
  • Writing Requirement
  • Seminar Requirement
  • Orientation and Assignment of a Provisional Mentor
  • Laboratory Rotations
  • Program Requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy
  • Summary of Doctor of Philosophy Degree Requirements
  • Summary of Graduation Requirements
  • Doctoral Advisor
  • Advisory Committee
  • Transfer of Credit
  • Candidacy Examination
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal Oral Examination
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Defense Examination
  • Annual Graduate Student Progress Report
  • Academic Standing
  • Changing Emphasis Area after Admission
  • Petitioning to Have Requirements Waived
  • Waiving Departmental Course Requirements
  • Graduate Student Travel
  • Code of Conduct for Graduate Students
  • Leaving the Program
  • Facilities
  • Registration Procedures