Systems Ecology - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Systems Ecology
W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation Graduate Programs
Degree Specific Credits: 60
Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0
Catalog Year: 2022-23
Basic requirements are a minimum of 60 semester credits beyond a bachelor's degree.
As many as 20 credits may be research (BIOS 597).
The other 40 credits may include coursework, graduate seminars, or independent research.
Up to 30 credits can be from a master's degree as approved by the student's committee and accepted by the Graduate School.
PhD students must also successfully complete comprehensive exams (written and oral) and a successful defense of a dissertation of original research. PhD Students must complete their program-of-study within seven years.
Systems Ecology PhD students must complete the PhD-level core program as an integral part of their program-of-study, as well as additional courses that support their research program and career goals.