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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Jul 22, 2017
 
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animal Science Major, PhD


Requirements
The program requires a written dissertation based on original research, at least 48 hours of graduate course work beyond the Bachelor of Science degree, plus at least 24 hours of doctoral research. Course work must include the following

  • At least 24 hours credit at the 500 and 600 level, of which a minimum of 6 hours must be at the 600 level. 
  • A minimum of 16 hours in related fields outside of animal science. 
  • A minimum of 1 hour of AGNR 512  in addition to that required at the Master of Science level. 
  • ANSC 696  each spring term for first- and second-year doctoral students. 
  • At least 6 hours of statistics courses approved for the Intercollegiate Graduate Statistics Program (IGSP).

The student and major professor select the program of study depending on the student’s area of emphasis and professional goals. The student’s graduate committee approves the program of study and dissertation research proposal, as well as conducts the comprehensive written and oral examination and the dissertation defense examination.



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