Graduate School Bulletin - Spring 2006

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

This chart outlines minimum requirements for all graduate programs. Individual requirements may vary according to the need of the student. Where asterisks are listed, consult the Director of Graduate Studies in the specific program.

PROGRAM DEGREE Thesis
Option
Non-
thesis
Option
Residence
Model(s)+
Credit
Hours
Required
Language(s)
Required
Accounting Master of Science in Accounting X 30
Administration and Supervision Specialist in Education X 39*
  Instruction and
  Administration
Doctor of Education X I, II, III *
  School
  Administration
Master of Education X 33*
Agricultural Economics Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Master of Science X 24
Master of Science X 36
Anatomy and Neurobiology Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Animal Sciences Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science X 24
Master of Science X 36
Anthropology Doctor of Philosophy X I * ONE
  General
  Anthropology
Master of Arts X 24
  Applied
  Anthropology
Master of Arts X 33*
Architecture Master of Architecture   X 57
Art Education Master of Arts X 30
Master of Arts X 36
Art History Master of Arts X 24 TWO
  Master of Arts X 30 TWO
Art Studio Master of Fine Arts X 60*
Biology Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Master of Science X 24
Master of Science X 30
Biomedical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering X 26
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering X 31
  Professional Master of Biomedical Engineering   X   42*
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science in Biosystems&Ag Engineering X 24
Master of Science in Biosystems&Ag Engineering X 30
Business Administration Doctor of Philosophy X I,II *
Master of Business Administration X 36
Career, Technology and Leadership Education Master of Science in Career, Technology and Leadership Education X 24
Master of Science in Career, Technology and Leadership Education X 30
Master of Science in Education X 24
Master of Science in Education X 30
Chemical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering X 24
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering X 30
Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science X 24
Master of Science X 30
Civil Engineering Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science in Civil Engineering X 24
Master of Science in Civil Engineering X 30
Master of Civil Engineering X 30*
Classics Master of Arts X 24  
Master of Arts X 30  
Clinical Sciences Doctor of Science I *
Master of Science X   37
Master of Science X   38
Master of Science X   30-35
Communication Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Arts X 30
Master of Arts X 30*
Communication Disorders Master of Science in Communication Disorders X   30
Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science X 24*
Master of Science X 30
Crop Science Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science X 24
Master of Science in Agriculture X 24
Master of Science in Agriculture X 36
Curriculum and Instruction
  Early Childhood 
  Education
Master of Arts in Education X 30
Master of Arts in Education X 36
  Elementary
  Education
Master of Arts in Education X 30
  Instruction and
  Administration
Doctor of Education X I, II, III *
  Instructional
  Systems Design
Master of Science in Education X 36
Master of Science in Education X 36
  Middle School
  Education
Master of Arts in Education X 24
Master of Arts in Education X 30
Master of Science in Education X 24
Master of Science in Education X 30
  Reading Master of Arts in Education X 33
  Secondary
  Education
Master of Arts in Education X 30*
Master of Science in Education X 24
Master of Science in Education X 30*
Dentistry Master of Science X 24
Diplomacy and International Commerce Master of Arts   X 30  
Economics Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Master of Science X 30
Educational and Counseling Psychology Doctor of Philosophy X I, II *
Specialist in Education X 30*
Master of Science in Education X 30*
Master of Science in Education X 36*
Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation Doctor of Philosophy X I, II *
Doctor of Education X *
Master of Science in Education X 31*
Electrical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy X I, II *
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering X 24
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering X 33
Engineering Master of Engineering X 30
English Doctor of Philosophy X I, II * ONE
Master of Arts X 24 ONE
Master of Arts X 30* ONE
Entomology Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science X 24
Master of Science X 36
Family Studies Doctor of Philosophy X I,II,III *
Master of Science in Family Studies X *
Master of Science in Family Studies X *
Forestry Master of Science in Forestry X 24
Master of Science in Forestry X 30
French Master of Arts X 30 ONE
Geography Doctor of Philosophy X I *  
Master of Arts X 24
Master of Arts X 30
Geology Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science X 24
German Master of Arts X 24 ONE
Master of Arts X 30 ONE
Gerontology Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Health Administration Master of Health Administration X 44
Hispanic Studies Doctor of Philosophy X I * TWO
Master of Arts X 24 ONE
Master of Arts X 30 ONE
Historic Preservation Master of Historic Preservation X 48
History Doctor of Philosophy X I, II * ONE/TWO**
Master of Arts X 24 ONE
Master of Arts X 36 ONE
Hospitality and Dietetic Administration Master of Science X 30
Master of Science X 36
Interior Design, Merchandising and Textiles Master of Arts in Interior Design, Merchandising and Textiles X 30
Master of Arts in Interior Design, Merchandising and Textiles X 30
Master of Science in Interior Design, Merchandising&Textiles X 30
Master of Science in Interior Design, Merchandising&Textiles X 30
Kinesiology and Health Promotion Doctor of Education X I,II,III *
Master of Science X 30
Master of Science X 30
  Exercise Science Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Library Science Master of Arts X 30 ONE
Master of Arts X 36 ONE
Master of Science in Library Science X 36
Manufacturing Systems Engineering Master of Science in Mfg Systems Engineering X 24
Master of Science in Mfg Systems Engineering X 33
Materials Science and Engineering Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science in Materials Science&Engineering X 24
Master of Science in Materials Science&Engineering X 30
Mathematics Doctor of Philosophy X I * ONE
Master of Science X 30
Master of Science X 30
Master of Arts X 30
Master of Arts X 30
  Applied
  Mathematics
Master of Science X 36
Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering X 24
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering X 30*
Medical Sciences Master of Science X *
Master of Science X *
Microbiology Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Mining Engineering Doctor of Philosophy X I * ONE
Master of Science in Mining Engineering X 24
Master of Science in Mining Engineering X 30
Master of Mining Engineering X 30
Molecular and Biomedical Pharmacology Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Music Doctor of Philosophy X I, II *
Doctor of Musical Arts X I, II * ONE
Master of Music X 30
Master of Music X 30
Master of Arts X 30 ONE
Nursing Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science in Nursing X 40
Master of Science in Nursing X 40
Nutritional Sciences Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences X 29
Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences X 35
Pharmaceutical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Master of Science X 24
Master of Science X 30
Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy X I, II * ONE
Master of Arts X 30 ONE
Physical Therapy Master of Science in Physical Therapy X 24
Master of Science in Physical Therapy X 30
Physician Assistant Studies Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies X 100
Physics and Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Master of Science X 24
Master of Science X 30
Physiology Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Plant Pathology Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science X 24
Plant Physiology Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Plant and Soil Science Master of Science X 24
Master of Science X 30
Political Science Doctor of Philosophy X I, II * ONE**
Master of Arts X 24
Master of Arts X 30
Psychology Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Master of Arts X 24
Master of Science X 24
Public Administration Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Master of Public Administration X 42
Master of Public Policy X 40
Public Health
(Preventive Medicine)
Master of Public Health X 34-37
Radiation Science Master of Science in Radiological Medical Physics X 30
Master of Science in Health Physics X 30
Rehabilitation Counseling Master of Rehabilitation Counseling X *
Rehabilitation Sciences Doctor of Philosophy X I,II,III *
Social Work Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Social Work X 60*
Sociology Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Arts X 24
Master of Arts X 30
Master of Science in Agriculture X 24
Master of Science in Agriculture X 36
Soil Science Doctor of Philosophy X I, II *
Special Education Doctor of Education X I *
Specialist in Education X 30*
Master of Science in Education X 36*
Master of Science in Education X 39*
Statistics Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Master of Science X 29
Master of Science X 35
Teaching World Languages Master of Arts X 30
Theatre Arts Master of Arts X 30
Master of Arts X 30
Toxicology Doctor of Philosophy X I *
Master of Science X 24
Master of Science X 31
Veterinary Science Doctor of Philosophy X I, II, III *
Master of Science X 24

*Individual requirements may vary according to the need of the student. Where asterisks are listed, consult the Director of Graduate Studies in the specific program.
**Contact Director of Graduate Studies for details.
+See description of Models I, II, and III.

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