College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

PLSC Graduate Program Handbook

The PLSC Graduate Program Handbook was approved by the PSLA faculty.  It contains important policies and useful information for students whose first semester of enrollment is spring 2016 or after.  Policies specified by the previous versions of the PLSC Graduate Program Handbook are still applicable to graduate students who joined the PLSC program before spring 2016.

Topics covered in the PLSC Graduate Program Handbook are as follow:

  • PLSC Graduate Program Overview
  • Facilities and Special Resources
  • Admission to the Plant Science Graduate Program
  • Financial Aid
  • Advisement and appointment of Advisory Committee
  • Specific Responsibilities of the Major Professor and Advisory Committee
  • Review of Student Progress and Accomplishments
  • Requirements for Degree of Master of Science (thesis option) and Degree of Doctor of Philosophy
  • Student Benchmarks
  • Deadlines for Graduate Students
  • Course Registration Policies 
  • PLSC Forms and General Forms from the Graduate School
  • Department Contacts

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Don't forget to download a copy of the handbook for yourself!


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