The student, in consultation with the major advisor, selects a minimum of three (3) AC members. A majority of the AC, including the major advisor, must be full-time tenure-track Clemson University faculty or members of the USFW COOP Unit. Both the major advisor and at least half of the committee must hold rank in FNR. If a minor is declared, this area must be represented on the committee. Adjunct faculty may serve as committee members, but not as chair.
_______ Committee formed.
_______ Protocols and Hazardous Waste and Safety Training complete.
The AC should meet by the middle of the first semester of residence to consider a study plan. The study plan must include a minimum of 36 hours of graduate work with at least 18 hours in courses numbered 700 or above. All forestry graduate students must register for two FOR 808 seminars. MFR students must take a Special Problem course and prepare a report, which will be submitted to the advisory committee and the Department Chair. The Special Problem should carry a minimum of 2 credits but should not exceed 4 credits per semester. No more than 6 hours of credit for Special Problems can be applied toward the degree. This includes FOR 707, FOR 807, and similar courses offered by other departments The Clemson University Graduate Degree Curriculum Form (GS-2) should be submitted to the Graduate School by the middle of the second semester of residence. A copy should be submitted to Deanna Burns for the Graduate Coordinator.
_______ Minimum of 36 hours total completed within six calendar years prior to
the date the degree is to be awarded.
_______ 18 hours numbered 700 or above.
_______ FOR 808 x 2.
_______ No more than 6 total FOR 707 Special Problem credits.
_______ GS-2 form submitted to Enrolled Services (104D Sikes) and copy to
_______ Final report of Special Problem project approved by advisory committee.
_______ Cap and gown ordered from bookstore (if attending ceremony).
_______ Final oral examination scheduled. (Notice of date, place and time must be
sent to Enrolled Services, Dean, Department Chair, Faculty, and Advisory
Committee by the Major Advisor at least 10 days before the exam.)
_______ Results of final oral examination (GS-7) submitted by major advisor to Enrolled
Services, copy to Deanna Burns for file.
_______ Assessment Report submitted to Deanna Burns for file.
_______ Application to Graduate (GS-4) submitted to Enrolled Services
_______ Copy of Final Report of Special Problem project filed with the Department Chair.