Environmental Studies, Master of Science in Environmental Studies
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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 30
Program Code: M409
- This program is Thesis Only.
|ENST 5053||Advanced Environmental Studies||3|
|Choose one Environmentally Related Natural Science Course 1||3|
|Choose one Environmentally Related Humanities Course 1||3|
|Choose one Environmentally Related Social Science Course 1||3|
|Choose one Environmentally Related Skills Course 1||3|
|ENST 5980||Research for Master's Thesis||6|
|Choose one environmentally related elective course 1||3|
|Choose one independent study and directed readings||6|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
Courses must be chosen in consultation with the student's Graduate Advisor and approved by the Environmental Studies Graduate Liaison.
- Notes: The comprehensive final examination over all of the work offered for the degree, including the thesis, is oral.
- Program effective SU 2017. Check sheet v. 9/2017
The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.
All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.
Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.
Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.
Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.
To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).
Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.
Students who seek an M.S. degree in Environmental Studies will designate a faculty member from the natural sciences as committee chair (subject to approval by the Environmental Studies Graduate Studies Committee), and a majority of the committee will consist of faculty in the natural sciences.