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FOOD SCIENCE 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
Follow Graduate School policy
Overall GPA
Follow Graduate School policy
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Grades of B or better in all certified course work.
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Grades of B or better in all certified course work.
Probation Policy
A grade point average below 3.00, or grade lower than a B obtained in 3 or more credits of required graduate course work taken during the graduate degree program, results in probation. The student's graduate program advisory committee will develop a plan for the student to be removed from probation. A student on probation may not be eligible for a research or teaching assistantship. After two consecutive academic semesters of probation, the student may be dismissed from the program.
Probation Policy
A grade point average below 3.00, or grade lower than a B obtained in 3 or more credits of required graduate course work taken during the graduate degree program, results in probation. The student's graduate program advisory committee will develop a plan for the student to be removed from probation. A student on probation may not be eligible for a research or teaching assistantship. After two consecutive academic semesters of probation, the student may be dismissed from the program.
Specific Courses
Yes
Specific course requirements, determined by the student's graduate program committee, include a minimum set of courses or equivalencies for the degree.
Specific Courses
Yes
Specific course requirements, determined by the student's graduate program committee, include a minimum set of courses or equivalencies for the degree.
Specific Credits
No
Specific Credits
No
Examinations
No
Examination / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Candidates must pass the preliminary examination within the first two years of full-time enrollment.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Full-time candidates are expected to graduate within two years of matriculation.
Other Assessments
Follow Graduate School policy
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
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Advisor
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Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Review Policy
Yes
The formal process of advising and evaluating satisfactory progress involves a minimum of two meetings, including thesis defense, with the student's graduate program committee.
Review Policy
Yes
The formal process of advising and evaluating satisfactory progress involves a minimum of four meetings, including preliminary examination and dissertation defense, with the student's graduate program committee.