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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18

Ecology, Evolution, Ecosystems & Society - Graduate

Chair:  Matthew P. Ayres

Associate Chair:  Laura A. Ogden

Faculty:  Professors M.P. Ayres, D.T. Bolger, K.L. Cottingham, N.J. Dominy, S.E. Freidberg, A.J. Friedland, R.B. Howarth, A.R. Kapuscinski, F.J. Magilligan, M.A. McPeek, K.J. Peterson, C.S. Sneddon, R.A. Virginia; Associate Professors R.G. Calsbeek, J.J. Casana, J.M. DeSilva, L.A. Ogden, D.G. Webster; Assistant Professors M.E. Cox, C.E. Hicks Pries, M.E. Laidre, C.D. Nadell, N.J. Reo, H.M. ter Hofstede, O. Zhaxybayeva; Research Professor C.Y. Chen.


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Requirements for Advanced Degrees
The general requirements for advanced degrees are given in the Regulations for Graduate Study section. Each graduate student must receive credit for a set of courses chosen in consultation with the advisory committee. All graduate students are expected to participate in departmental colloquia and weekly seminars.

To receive the Ph.D. degree in EEES a candidate must satisfactorily:

1. Complete the course requirement, as described above.
2. Complete the teaching requirement as specified by the advisory committee.
3. Demonstrate mastery of conceptual and factual material in the major area of specialization in an oral examination.
4. Present and satisfactorily defend a thesis proposal before the advisory committee.
5. Satisfy the two-year residence requirement of the College.
6. Complete a doctoral dissertation.
7. Defend the dissertation before a faculty committee appointed for this purpose.

Although the graduate program is designed for students pursuing the Ph.D. degree, a master’s degree may be awarded under special circumstances. To receive an M.S. degree in EEES, a candidate 1) must satisfactorily complete course and teaching requirements, as specified by the advisory committee, 2) complete a thesis, 3) defend the thesis in an oral examination before a faculty committee, and 4) satisfy the one-year residence requirement of the College.