Summary: Path-by-Path PhD Requirements

  Second Year* Third Year Fourth Year

Path

TBO-paper* TBO-oral defense* Form RP-paper RP-oral defense Form Oral Form
Analytical 11-page summary; give to comm 7 business days before oral (details) 20-25 min open presentaition, followed by closed discussion with comm; end of spring semester Evaluation Form 11-page summary; give to comm 7 business days before oral (details) 20-25 min open presentaition, followed by closed discussion with comm; end of spring semester Evaluation Form 10 min presentation to a closed comm, followed by a discussion; by May  
Chem Bio 11-page document, fiven to the comm before Jan 31 (details) 25-30 minn presentation to closed comm then questions; before April 30 Evaluation form filled out by comm  (a) 1 page summary due 2 Mondays before Thanksgiving for faculty approval; (b) complete written proposal, 11 page due Monday of fall finals week (details) presentation to closed comm; first 2 weeks of Jan Evaluation form folled out by comm 20-256 min open presentation, followed by questions; all orals are on "Seminar Day" in May Audience fills out evaluation form for each speaker and votes on top 3 presentations
Inorganic 15-20 pages given to the comm before Jan 31 (details) 15 min presentation to closed comm; before end of Spring semester Evaluation Form 10 page max before Jan 31 (details) 20 min presentation to closed comm; 20 days after proposal accepted and vefore end of Spring Semester Evaluation of written proposal; evaluation of oral presentation 45-50 min presentation, followed by 10-15 min Q&A; during spring inorganic seminar series (details) All attendees fill out an evaluation form imediately after presentation; the faculty will discuss your presentation with you
Materials 11 pages given to comm 7 business days before oral (details) Open presentation in a weekly analytical seminar, followed by closed comm meeting; before the end of Spring semester  Evaluation form  8-10 page written proposal given to comm 7 days before oral (details) open presentation, followed by a closed meeting with com; end of Spring semester Evaluation form Thesis planning meeting; 1 year before planning on finishing  
Organic** 15 page written report; sumitted by Jan 31 (details) 20 min closed presentation, followed by Q&A with comm; before April 30 Evaluation Form (a) 1 page summary due 11/4 for faculty approval; (b) complete written proposal due 12/13 (details) oral presentaion to closed comm; by 1/13 Evaluation form 20-25 min presentation in symposium held in May  
Physical written summary determined by the PI; given to comm 3 days before oral (details) 25 min open presenation to comm, followed by closed Q&A with comm; Feb 1-April 1 Evaluation form written abstract and summary determed by the PI; 7 days before oral (details) 25 min presentation to closed comm; end of Spring semester Evaluation form discuss progress and 10 min overview of research to closed comm; Feb 1-April 1 fill out form and discuss with PI and then bring it to oral, along with CV

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** Organic has an "Organic Chemistry Graduate Student Progress Form" updated in the 2nd and 3rd year by the students.