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.
NUTR 701 Doctoral Comprehensive Examination
Nutrition and Dietetics : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.
Terms: Winter 2014
Instructors: Stan Kubow, Luis Agellon (Winter)
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NUTR 797 Human Nutrition Seminar 3 (1 credit)
Nutrition and Dietetics : Doctoral candidates will present a recent original research article in which the methods and data presentation will be critically analyzed. The article must be approved by the instructor.
Terms: Fall 2013
Instructors: Grace Marquis (Fall)
NUTR 798 Human Nutrition Seminar 4 (1 credit)
Nutrition and Dietetics : Doctoral candidates will present a group of recent research articles in which the methods and data presentation will be critically analyzed. The articles must be approved by the instructor.
Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014
Instructors: Stan Kubow (Fall) Stan Kubow, Luis Agellon (Winter)