All of the following are required, for a total of 12 credits:
Students are required to complete at least two sections of DISS 885, Doctoral Research, before entering candidacy. Students must register for the course with a particular faculty member as directed in the course description. Students are further advised to wait for the second year of study before registering for Doctoral Research. Students will repeat Doctoral Research until securing a dissertation idea approved by the instructor and two faculty readers.
Students must make three consecutive registrations for DISS 901, Doctoral Dissertation, to total the 24 credits of dissertation required. Students whose dissertations are not completed within three registrations (one year) continue to register for DISS 920 Continuing Dissertation