This is our recommended approach to the Master of Science program

Semester

Courses

Notes

Year 1

Fall Semester

  • ENVS 6002 Research topics in Environmental Science
  • Core and elective courses
  • Establish area of interest.
  • Identify graduate advisor
  • Select and complete degree plan (e.g., thesis/non-thesis)

 

Year 1

Spring Semester

  •  ENVS 6004 Research Methods in Environmental Science
  • Core and elective courses
  • File faculty advisor form at beginning of semester
  • Identify thesis committee members (if applicable)
  • File thesis committee form (if applicable) by end of semester

 

Year 2

Fall Semester

  • ENVS 6100 Research topics in Environmental Management​
  • Core and elective courses
  • Thesis research (if applicable)
  • Thesis proposal approved by committee (if applicable)
  • Download Graduate School deadlines from Graduate School website

Year 2

Spring Semester

  • ENVS 6800 Community-Based Research Practicum
  • Elective Courses
  • Thesis preparation and writing (if applicable)
  • Apply for admission to candidacy
  • Apply for graduation
  • Request for examination
  • Take comprehensive examination (written comprehensive examination or oral thesis defense)