Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences (BGES)

BGES Committees

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BGES Graduate Program Forms for Students and Faculty

BGES Graduate Student Forms
form name function
Plan of Study Certification Outline plan of courses and time line to completion
MS Non-Thesis Committee Agreement Designate Advisor and two exam committee members  
MS Thesis and PhD Major Advisor Agreement Designate Major Advisor for thesis and dissertation research
MS Thesis and PhD Committee Agreement Designate Committee Members for thesis and dissertation research
PhD Request for a Candidacy Exam To request an Examining Committee
PhD Dissertation Defense Committee Request To request a Defense Committee for the Dissertation Defense, including approval of two external members
PhD Lab Teaching Certification To document teaching in a lab as part of the doctoral requirements
PhD Lecture Teaching Certification To document teaching in a lecture as part of the doctoral requirements
MS Thesis and PhD Completion of Research Certification Advisory Committee approval of sufficient research
MS NT, Thesis and PhD Approval to schedule defense Major Advisor approval of draft sufficient to schedule defense
MS Thesis and PhD Guidelines (not a form) Notes on format of the thesis and dissertation; (non-thesis MS research paper is like a term paper, not a bound thesis)

Graduate Program Exam & Assessment Forms (Faculty use)
form name function
PhD Candidacy Signature Form (Results of Candidacy Exam) For the Examining Committee to document the results of the Candidacy Exam
PhD Defense Signature Form For the Defense Committee to document the results of the dissertation defense
MS Thesis/Non-thesis Defense Signature Form For the Advisory Committee to document the results of the masters defense
MS Non-Thesis Assessment BIO 690 defense of project/library research paper
MS Thesis Assessment Defense of masters thesis
PhD Dissertation Assessment Defense of doctoral dissertation
Poster Assessment Assessment of posters, e.g., at Research Day
Technique Assessment Assessment of knowledge of basis techniques, done at beginning and end of graduate program

Graduate Handbook


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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences
2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Locations
Main / Undergraduate Office
Basic Science Building
2399 Euclid Avenue
Room SI-219
(216) 687-2440
bges@csuohio.edu

Graduate Office
Basic Science Building
2399 Euclid Avenue
Room SI-219
(216) 687-2440
gpd.bges@csuohio.edu

Fax Numbers
(216) 687-6972 (Main)

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