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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry

Offered by: Food Science & Agr-Chemistry     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Candidates will be judged principally on their research ability. Coursework will be arranged in consultation with the student's departmental graduate advisory committee.

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses (9 credits)

Note: Candidates should be prepared to take the Comprehensive Preliminary Examination before the end of the second year of the program.

  • FDSC 700 Comprehensive Preliminary Examination

    Offered by: Food Science & Agr-Chemistry (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Food Science : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • See Faculty Regulations
  • FDSC 725 Advanced Topics in Food Science (3 credits)

    Offered by: Food Science & Agr-Chemistry (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Food Science : Selected subjects related to advancements taking place in the discipline of Food Science will be studied to gain an in-depth understanding of their principles, application and potential impact.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Restricted to Ph.D. students in Food Science. Not open to students who have taken FDSC 625.
  • FDSC 797 Ph.D. Graduate Seminar 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Food Science & Agr-Chemistry (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Food Science : Presentation on a selected topic, research proposal or research results based on progress in degree work (Ph.D.).

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Selim Kermasha (Fall) Selim Kermasha (Winter)

  • FDSC 798 Ph.D. Graduate Seminar 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Food Science & Agr-Chemistry (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Food Science : Presentation on a selected topic, research proposal or research results based on progress in degree work (Ph.D.).

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Selim Kermasha (Fall) Selim Kermasha (Winter)

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)