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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Renewable Resources

Offered by: Natural Resource Sciences     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Includes Micrometeorology, Forest Science, Soil Science, and Wildlife Biology.

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

  • NRSC 701 Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination

    Offered by: Natural Resource Sciences (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Natural Resource Sciences : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • NRSC 751 Graduate Seminar 4

    Offered by: Natural Resource Sciences (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Natural Resource Sciences : Presentation on a selected topic, research proposal or research results based on progress in the Ph.D. degree.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Brian T Driscoll, Sebastien Faucher (Fall) Brian T Driscoll, Elena Bennett, Sebastien Faucher (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Ph.D. Program
    • Section 001 Micrometeorology, Forest Science and Soil Science students
    • Section 002 Entomology and Wildlife Biology students
    • Section 003 Microbiology students
  • NRSC 752 Graduate Seminar 5

    Offered by: Natural Resource Sciences (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Natural Resource Sciences : Presentation on a selected topic, research proposal or research results based on progress in the Ph.D. degree.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Brian T Driscoll, Sebastien Faucher (Fall) Brian T Driscoll, Elena Bennett, Sebastien Faucher (Winter) Elena Bennett, Brian T Driscoll (Summer)

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Ph.D. Program
    • Section 001 Micrometeorology, Forest Science and Soil Science students
    • Section 002 Entomology and Wildlife Biology students
    • Section 003 Microbiology students
  • NRSC 753 Graduate Seminar 6

    Offered by: Natural Resource Sciences (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Natural Resource Sciences : Presentation on a selected topic, research proposal or research results based on progress in the Ph.D. degree.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Brian T Driscoll, Sebastien Faucher (Fall) Brian T Driscoll, Elena Bennett, Sebastien Faucher (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Ph.D. Program
    • Section 001 Micrometeorology, Forest Science and Soil Science students
    • Section 002 Entomology and Wildlife Biology students
    • Section 003 Microbiology students
  • NRSC 754 Graduate Seminar 7

    Offered by: Natural Resource Sciences (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Natural Resource Sciences : Presentation on a selected topic, research proposal or research results based on progress in the Ph.D. degree.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Brian T Driscoll, Sebastien Faucher (Fall) Brian T Driscoll, Elena Bennett, Sebastien Faucher (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Ph.D. Program
    • Section 001 Micrometeorology, Forest Science and Soil Science students
    • Section 002 Entomology and Wildlife Biology students
    • Section 003 Microbiology students

Coursework

Course requirements are specified by the staff in the discipline, but are flexible and depend largely on the student's background, immediate interests, and ultimate objectives.

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)