Laboratory Quality Management removed from list. (catalog update 3/25/13)
Nursing Care of Children with Chronic Conditions in Schools added to the list. (catalog update 4/29/13)
Three certificates added to the list—Actuarial Science; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Post-Graduate Psychiatric Nursing. (catalog update 7/19/12)
Certificate deleted from the list—Public Affairs. (catalog update 7/19/12)
Two certificates added to the list—Computer Sciences for Professionals; International Politics and Practice. (catalog update 5/21/13)
Under the heading Minors, text replaced above and below minors list. (catalog update 7/17/12)
The purpose of the minor is to give breadth to a Ph.D. major. Crosslisted courses are permitted if distinct from the major area of study as judged by the major department. There are two kinds of minors: Option A and Option B.
The Option A minor requires:
In addition to Option A minors in departments or programs that offer graduate degrees, the Graduate School has authorized minors in the following areas: [list of minors here]
The Option B (Distributed) minor requires:
Breadth is an important component of doctoral training. Given that there are multiple paths to breadth, the Graduate School leaves the choice of whether students achieve breadth through a minor or other means up to the specific graduate program.
Minor options are:
Almost all available graduate programs offer an equivalent option A minor. See the official list of graduate degrees, above, to review individual catalog entries to confirm counterpart doctoral minor offerings within existing graduate programs. The following is a list of additional doctoral minors distinct from the existing list of graduate programs:
Three minors removed from the list: Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development; Creative Writing; Gender and Women's Studies. (catalog update 7/17/12)
Minor added to list: Qualitative Research Methodology in Education. (catalog update 7/17/12)
Under the heading, Certificates, Air Resources Management was removed. (catalog update 10/26/12)
Under the heading Distance Programs, Consumer Health Advocacy-Capstone Certificate was added. (catalog update 10/26/12)
Under the heading Flexible Programs, four programs were added to the list:
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis—Specialist Certificate
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis—M.S. (named option: Cooperative Program with UW–Whitewater)
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis—Ph.D.
Post Graduate Psychiatric Nursing—Capstone Certificate
(catalog update 7/2/12)
New heading and text added for Master of Engineering in Sustainable Systems Engineering. (catalog update 7/20/12)
Under the heading Certificate, first sentence revised. Old language: The Institute on Aging offers the specialist in gerontology certificate, which provides a broad overview of the multidisciplinary field of gerontology to undergraduate, graduate, and special students who have already completed a degree. New language: The Institute on Aging offers the specialist in gerontology certificate, which provides a broad overview of the multidisciplinary field of gerontology to undergraduate and graduate students. (catalog update 11/12/12).
Page added to catalog 7/25/12.
Under Admission, 2nd paragraph, language changed to reflect new application deadline. Old language: The online application and all supplemental materials—transcripts, three letters of recommendation, Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores, statement of purpose, resume—must be received by December 1 for consideration for matriculation the following fall. Applications are not reviewed at any other time during the year. See also Admissions on the program website. New language: Please see Admissions on the program website for the application deadline and required supplemental materials. (catalog update 10/3/12)
Because the M.S. Pharmacy program no longer requires GRE scores from applicants, the phrase "Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores" was removed from the first sentence under the heading Admission. (catalog update 10/2/12).
Catalog page replaced to reflect changes in requirements for master's degree program. View current page here. View previous page here. (catalog update 9/13/12)
New page added. (catalog update 6/25/12)
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