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EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

THE MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN EARTH SCIENCES

Degree Requirements

1) Course Requirements: The candidate for a Master's degree will be required to take 61-580 and 61-582, plus a minimum of two graduate courses normally from Earth and Environmental Sciences but may include courses from cognate disciplines with prior approval. Not more than one course may be in Special Topics (61-590), and not more than two courses may be from the same instructor. Additional 500-level Science or Engineering courses may be taken on the recommendation of the student's Master's Committee. Up to three additional courses may be required to be taken as prerequisites or required background courses. The total of all courses taken shall not exceed eight. The student's Master's Committee shall recommend to the program coordinator all courses to be taken for graduate credit after discussion with the candidate. In addition, original research work must be pursued and embodied in a thesis submitted for degree credit. Credit for graduate study previously undertaken may be given for a maximum of two courses, but the duration of study at the University of Windsor may not be reduced to less than the minimum of one year.

2) Examination Requirements: The final examination of a candidate for the Master's degree shall be an oral defense of the thesis at a public lecture.

EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES: COURSES

EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES: PROGRAMS

GRADUATE STUDIES FACULTY REGULATIONS