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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Renewable Resources

Offered by: Natural Resource Sciences     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

The Doctor of Philosophy in Renewable Resources is a Resources program that involves research within, and
often across, multiple disciplines of basic and applied environmental sciences that advances both theory and applied management of natural resources. Specialties within the program include environmental and ecological economics, environmental health and toxicology, forest ecology, fish and fisheries biology, landscape ecology, limnology, micrometeorology, soil science, and wildlife biology.

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 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Faucher, Sebastien (Fall) Faucher, Sebastien (Winter)

  • NRSC 751 PhD Research Proposal

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Natural Resource Sciences : PhD students in the first year of the programdevelop a research proposal and present aseminar

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Driscoll, Brian T (Fall) Driscoll, Brian T (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open only to students in a Department of Natural Resource Sciences Ph.D. program.

  • NRSC 752 Teaching Experience

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Natural Resource Sciences : Preparation of a course outline and presentationof a teaching seminar.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Driscoll, Brian T (Fall) Driscoll, Brian T (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Open only to students in a Department of Natural Resource Sciences Ph.D. program.

    • Prerequisites: NRSC 751

  • NRSC 753 PhD Research Progress Report

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Natural Resource Sciences : In fourth or fifth semester, oral and posterpresentations on research progress.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Driscoll, Brian T (Fall) Driscoll, Brian T (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Open only to students in a Department of Natural Resource Sciences Ph.D. program.

    • Prerequisites: NRSC 752

  • NRSC 754 PhD Final Research Report

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Natural Resource Sciences : Presentation of a final research seminar.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Driscoll, Brian T (Fall) Driscoll, Brian T (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open only to students in a Department of Natural Resource Sciences Ph.D. program.

    • Prerequisites: NRSC 753

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—2024-2025 (last updated Apr. 3, 2024) (disclaimer)
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