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AGRONOMY Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.S. PH.D.
Overall GPA
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Overall GPA
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Other Grade Requirements
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Other Grade Requirements
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Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
Yes
One semester of agronomy seminar (920, 950, or 957).
Specific Courses
Yes
Two semesters of agronomy seminar (920, 950, or 957).
Specific Credits
Yes
Students completing a thesis must complete a minimum of 18 credits; students completing a comprehensive report must complete 21 credits.
Specific Credits
No
Examinations
Yes
A comprehensive final oral examination must be satisfactorily completed.
Examinations, Time Constraints
Yes, No
Comprehensive oral qualifying and final oral examinations are required.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Option A requires a formal thesis; Option B requires a comprehensive report. A student may not hold an assistantship for more than three years.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Presentation of a research seminar is required before the final examination. Two full-time semesters of enrollment are required. A student may not hold an assistantship for more than five years.
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
One semester of an agronomy seminar is required for non-agronomy majors.
Advisor
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Advisor
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Review Policy
Yes
End of each semester with advisor
Review Policy
Yes
End of each semester with advisor