2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog

124 Note: The program director in consultation with the student will determine if other prerequisite course work is lacking and indicate the leveling work (if any) which will be required. Substitution and/or equivalency decisions for the listed prerequisite courses or transfer of any graduate hours must be recommended by the program director and approved by the dean of graduate studies. Graduation Requirements Successful completion of the curriculum, successful completion of thesis (if applicable), and successful completion of the comprehensive examination fulfills the requirements of the degree. Transfer Credit Work completed before the student applies for admission at HSU, or completed at another institution after admission to HSU may transfer if: 1) it is graduate work from a regionally accredited institution of higher education; 2) an official transcript of the work is on file in the Office of Graduate Studies; 3) the work was completed during the last 10 years; and 4) it is approved by the appropriate program or department. A maximum of six semester hours may be transferred from a previously completed degree. Curriculum Core Curriculum ENVM 5099 Short Courses .....................................................................................3 ENVM 5311 Environmental Science I ....................................................................3 ENVM 5340 Environmental Laws and Regulations ...............................................3 ENVM 6308 Water Resources Management...........................................................3 ENVM 6311 Environmental Science II ...................................................................3 ENVM 6320 Toxicology and Industrial Hygiene....................................................3 ENVM 6260 Pollution Detection Methodology ......................................................2 ENVM 6370 Environmental Risk Assessment........................................................3 ENVM 6371 Environmental Management Simulation............................................3 ENVM 6172 Environmental Management Seminar................................................1 TOTAL HOURS ..................................................................................................27 Professional Track Core Curriculum ................................................................................................................27 ENVM 6473 Environmental Management Internship.............................................4 ENVM 6099 Special Topics ....................................................................................3 TOTAL HOURS ..................................................................................................34 Thesis Track: *see note below Core Curriculum ....................................................................................................27 Thesis .......................................................................................................................6 TOTAL HOURS ..................................................................................................33 Note: The thesis track may require additional leveling work beyond that required as prerequisites for admission to the program. Thesis Under close supervision, the student will complete original research of a topic to be determined jointly by the student and thesis advisor, with the approval of the program director. The thesis advisor will be a graduate faculty member chosen by the student and approved by the program director. Once the student begins work on the thesis, continuous enrollment in either Thesis or Thesis Renewal is required for all fall and spring semesters until completion of the thesis. Summer enrollment is required if the student anticipates working on the thesis or completing his/her degree during either summer term. Note: A thesis process fee is assessed.

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