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BMVS Graduate Program Handbook

Appendix II - BMVS Graduate Program Forms

Form I       (Word)       - Progress Review Report
Form II       (Word)       - MS Plan of Study
Form III       (Word)       - PhD Plan of Study
Form IV       (Word)       - Thesis/Dissertation Proposal Outline
Form V       (Word)       - Thesis/Dissertation Evaluation Sheet
Form VI       (Word)       - Thesis/Dissertation Voting Sheet
Form VII       (Word)       - Independent Study
Form IX       (Word)       - Check Sheet for Masterís Candidates
Form X       (Word)       - Check Sheet for Doctorate Candidates
Form XI       (Word)       - Course Waiver
Form XII       (Word)       - Waiver for BMVS Seminar Course

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BMVS Graduate Program Form Descriptions

Progress Review Report- Form I

Committee meetings must be held each semester for graduate students and once a year for residents. A progress review report must be completed and submitted to the Research & Graduate Studies Office.


Progress Review Report- Form I

Committee meetings must be held each semester for graduate students and once a year for residents. A progress review report must be completed and submitted to the Research & Graduate Studies Office.


MS and PhD Plan of Study- Form II and Form III, respectively

A Plan of study should be planned by the major advisor and the student, and approved by the Advisory Committee, the Professional Department Head, the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, and the Graduate School. The Plan of Study must be submitted to the Research and Graduate Studies office during the first semester of study.


Thesis/Dissertation Proposal Outline, Evaluation Sheet, and Voting Sheet- Form IV , V, VI

MS Students

After the student has successfully passed 9 semester credits, then the student is eligible to defend the thesis proposal.


PhD Students

After the student has successfully passed the preliminary examination (both written and oral examinations), then he/she is eligible to defend the dissertation proposal. Normally, the dissertation proposal defense exam is scheduled 1 to 2 months following the passing of the preliminary exam.

Thesis/Dissertation proposal forms must be submitted to the Research & Graduate Studies Office.

Independent Study- Form VII

Independent study course (BMVS 5974) requests must be submitted to the Research & Graduate Studies Office a minimum of two weeks before the end of the preceding semester.

Form VIII has been discontinued.

Check Sheet for Masterís and Doctorate Candidates Ė Form IX and Form X, respectively

Check Sheets should be used as a guide during a studentís semester of completion. Requirements are subject to change; please consult the Research and Graduate Studies Office for the most up to date information.


Course Waiver- Form XI

The Animal Ethics Course - Laboratory Animal Management (BMVS 4054) course is a core requirement for Small Animal Clinical Sciences residents, but can be waived by Dr. Avery. If the studentís committee feels that the course should be waived (due to the background of the student) the student's advisor can fill out a form letter and send to Dr. Avery for approval.