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Check-Off Lists

  1. MS Degree Requirements Checklist
  2. PhD Degree Requirements Checklist
  3. Forms Required for Graduate Degrees, and sources
  4. Food Science Checkout list


MS Degree Requirements

Completion
Date
M.S. Requirement
  Meeting with faculty and completion of sign-off list
  Selection of Major Professor and Graduate Advisory Committee
  Discussion and establishment of course work requirements and research project with Graduate Advisory Committee; submit "MS Program of Study" to committee and Graduate Coordinator
  Completion of course work
  Completion of research
  Preparation of thesis
  File "Application for Degree" and "Application for Admission to Candidacy" forms.
Deadline: early during the final semester
  Submission of exam-ready thesis draft to Examination Committee
Deadline: two weeks prior to Final Examination
  Presentation of Exit Seminar and Final Examination
  Make thesis corrections; submit to supervisor, committee members, the Department of Food Science and the Graduate School.
see "Deadline for submission of thesis at Graduate School" on Graduate Calendar
  Complete Department of Food Science Check-out (see Appendix III)


PhD Requirements

Completion
Date
Ph. D. Requirement
  Meeting with faculty and completion of sign-off list
  Selection of Major Professor and Graduate Advisory Committee
  Discussion and establishment of the Program of Study with Graduate Advisory Committee; submit "Program of Study" to the Graduate School
  Completion of course work
  Submission of "Request for General Examination" form to the Graduate School
  Written and Oral components of General Exam
  Completion of research; satisfy residency requirements
  Preparation of thesis
  File "Application for Degree" forms. Deadline (early during the final semester)
  Submission of exam-ready dissertation draft to Examination Committee (two weeks prior to Final Examination)
  Present Exit Seminar; Final Examination
  Make dissertation corrections; submit to supervisor, committee members, the Department of Food Science and the Graduate School. Deadline for submission of thesis at Graduate School
  Complete Department of Food Science Check-out (see Appendix III)


Forms Required for Graduate Degree

Form Obtain Current Form From: Submit approved forms to:
Faculty Check-off List (MS and Ph.D) Graduate Coordinator Graduate Coordinator
Outline of Proposed Research
(MS and Ph.D)
Graduate Coordinator Graduate Advisory Committee Members
Graduate Coordinator
Exam Outcome Summary
(MS and Ph.D)
Graduate Coordinator Graduate Advisory Committee Members
Graduate Coordinator (original)
Program of Study for MS Students (MS) Graduate Coordinator Graduate Advisory Committee Members
Graduate Coordinator
Application for Degree (MS) Graduate School Graduate School (2 originals)
Graduate Advisory Committee Members
Graduate Coordinator
Application for Candidacy for a Master's Degree (MS) Graduate School Graduate School (2 originals)
Graduate Advisory Committee Members
Graduate Coordinator
Request for Master's Examination (MS) Graduate School Graduate School (2 originals)
Graduate Advisory Committee Members
Graduate Coordinator
Program of Study for Ph.D Students (Ph.D) Graduate School Graduate School (2 originals)
Graduate Advisory Committee Members
Graduate Coordinator
Request for Doctoral General or Final Examination (Ph.D) Graduate School Graduate School (2 originals)
Graduate Advisory Committee Members
Graduate Coordinator
Application for the Doctoral Degree (package) (Ph.D) Graduate School Graduate School


Food Sciences Check-out List

The following are the final requirements for completion of graduate degrees in the Department of Food Science:

Completion
Date
Check-Out Activity
  Submission of a hard-bound copy of the approved version of Thesis or Dissertation to the Department Head
  Return of keys (cash deposit will be returned to you)
  All laboratory leaders in labs where you have worked must sign-off that you have:
  • cleaned your work area
  • removed any temporary materials
  • returned any borrowed equipment
  • Identified any reagents, chemicals or supplies that are remaining from your research
  • removed stored samples (including refrigerated and frozen), etc
  Cleared your desk space
  Left a forwarding address for our alumni records
revised: 10-Mar-2017 10:19