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Doctoral Student Handbook

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www.gradschool.wayne.edu The Graduate School Handbook for Doctoral Students and Advisors
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PREFACE The policies and procedures in this Handbook are general ones that apply to all departments. Individual departments often have additional requirements, and every student is responsible for knowing the rules and regulations of both the Graduate School and the department as set forth in the University Graduate Bulletin and supplemental statements distributed by departments. Wayne State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all its operations, employment opportunities, educational programs, and related activities. This policy embraces all persons regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or handicap and expressly forbids sexual harassment and discrimination. Inquiries regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action policies or complaints may be made to the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3008 Faculty/Administration Building, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202; telephone (313) 577-2280. This publication is for informational purposes and is neither a contract nor an offer to contract. The University resumes the right to change any provision or requirement at any time without notice.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface 2 I. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE 4 1. Coursework 4 Plan of Work 4 Credit Requirements 5 Program Load 5 Transfer of Credit 5 Directed Study 5 Residency 5 Foreign Language Requirement 6 Repeating Courses 6 Time Limitation 6 2. Qualifying Examinations 6 Qualifying Examinations 6 Committee 6 Oral Examination 7 3. Candidacy 7 Candidate Status Registration 7 4. Dissertation Prospectus and Approval 8 Dissertation Prospectus 8 Dissertation Committee 8 5. Dissertation 8 Mechanics 8 Dissertation Requirements 8 Procedures 8 Public Lecture Presentation – Defense 9 6. Graduation 10 Degree Certification 10 II. SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS 10 Graduate Professional Scholarship 11 The King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Program 11 Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantships 12 Fulbright U.S. Student Program 12 Other Fellowships and Grants 12
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I. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE In addition to information provided in this Handbook the Ph.D. Office of the Graduate School is available to assist students and advisors with program questions and to provide other helpful information. You are encouraged to call (313) 577-2171 or visit the staff members in 4327 of the Faculty Administration Building. 1. COURSEWORK Plan of Work Early in his/her program the doctoral applicant, with the advisor’s assistance, plans a sequence of study. The Plan of Work approved by the advisor and the departmental graduate officer, should be submitted to the Graduate School for approval before a student has completed forty graduate credits (this includes the Master’s degree work).
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