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NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES 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
Nutr Sci 619, 621, 623, 625, 626, 627, and a seminar (600).
Specific Courses
Yes
Nutr Sci 619, 621, 623, 625, 626, 627, and a seminar (600).
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 16 credits specified by the individual emphasis group is required to earn the degree.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 26 credits of course work specified by the individual emphasis group and research credits required to earn the degree.
Examinations, Time Constraints
Yes, No
A comprehensive oral examination is required.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
The general knowledge exam and research exam must be taken within three years of entering the program.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / No
  • Animal Nutrition Emphasis Group: no M.S. available.
  • Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition Emphasis Group: requires a thesis.
  • Human Nutrition Emphasis Group: requires either a thesis or a research report.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Candidates must obtain teaching experience before they become dissertators.
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
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Advisor
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Review Policy
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Review Policy
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