Also available are labs dedicated to student-faculty research. Around-the-clock access to bench space and equipment provide you with intense, impressive research experience at the undergraduate level. Independent research studies, field experiences and internships bridge both theoretical and practical applications. Opportunities to work on research projects can lead to presentations at scholarly conferences and publication.
Students and faculty frequently apply for grants to support ongoing research projects. Students gain grant writing experience while supporting their research projects. Biagio is conducting genetic research on zebrafish with Dr. Jacqueline Morris, neuroscience program director and faculty mentor. In the classroom and in the field, BW students learn by doing. Field studies are popular and integrate textbook learning with real-world investigation.
Exceptional research opportunities make BW a standout among students interested in biology. Integrative research of squirrels and their environment is one of the many hands-on learning experiences offered to BW students. Research opportunities include pollination ecology, molecular control of animal development, human cadaver dissection, cultured neurons and population genetics.
Among its amenities are an insect room, greenhouse, zebrafish aquaria, plant growth chambers, and outdoor native plant and rain gardens. BW also has fluorescent microscopes, thermocyclers, microinjectors and electrophoresis equipment to support a variety of research approaches. At BW, biology students can gain graduate school experiences at the undergraduate level. In the gross anatomy lab, students can examine a cadaver while their professor looks on. Midway into the lesson, they can view magnified images of an abdominal cavity being displayed on multiple large projection screens positioned within the room.
Ceiling-mounted cameras capture every move. An overhead surgical light illuminates the subject, adding to the feeling of being in an operating room of a teaching hospital.
Hands-on opportunities like these give BW students an advantage because at many schools students perform cadaver dissection only at the post-graduate level. BW offers outstanding preparation for students interested in medical careers. Among program options, BW has a pre-med track for aspiring primary care physicians. Includes studies of general inorganic principles. This course introduces concepts in general, organic, and biochemistry. Topics likely to be covered include: Math or This course is the first of two-semester sequence primarily intended for students majoring in science and science-related fields.
Topics likely to be covered in this semester include; matter, measurement, atoms, ions, molecules, reactions, chemical calculations, thermochemistry, bonding, molecular geometrym periodicity, and gases. Lecture, 3 hours; recitation, 1 hour; laboratory, 3 hours.
This course is the first of a two-semester sequence primarily intended for students majoring in science and science-related fields. Topics likely to be covered in this semester include: Assignments will include investigations of specific topics and written descriptions of the findings. This course in the second of a two-semester sequence primarily intended for students majoring in science and science-related fields.
Honors General Chemistry II. This course is the second of a two-semester sequence primarily intended for students majoring in science and science-related fields. Chemistry of the Environment.
The course will use current environmental topics, such as our atmosphere, global warming, energy, the ozone layer and water quality, to bring forward important chemical concepts as naming, bonding, stoichiometry, energetics, pH and chemical reactions. The course will also bring an interdisciplinary flavor to the material, discussing such topics as the carbon cycle and biological contributions, how earth processes may affect the quality of our drinking water and the effect of acid rain on the earth both in terms of the geology and the ecosystem.
Principles of Environmental Chemistry. Designed to provide students with a basic introduction to Environmental Chemistry.
The course will introduce students to the environmental pathways, toxicology, and organic and inorganic environmental contaminants. The students will also study various processes in the environment, including those in air, soil, and water. Depending on time, the students may also be introduced to the managment of hazardous chemicals. A course in quantitative chemistry including gravimetric and volumetric analysis, statistical treatment of data, and an introdution to some instrumental analysis.
Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 6 hours. Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry. Theory of bonding and structure in organic molecules and their reactions. An emphasis on functional groups related to biological molecules. This course presents the minimum preparation for CHEM Offered in the spring.
Lecture, 4 hours; laboratory, 2 hours. A study of different classes of organic funtional groups, thier nomenclature, reactions, and properties. Offered in the fall. Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 3 hours; recitation, 1 hour. A study of the chemical and mechanistic properties of organic functional groups. Principles of Physical Chemistry. This course in designed for students interested in chemical education at the secondary level. Topics include gas laws, thermodynamics, equilibria, kinetics, quantum mechanicsm and spectroscopy.
The course examines the interaction of chemical substances with the environment. Emphasis is placed on water quality and air quality. An advanced course in inorganic chemistry, including theories of covalent and ionic bonding, crystalline structure, coordinate covalent bonding, group theory, and coordination chemistry. Applied techniques in inorganic synthesis and conpound characterization.
A survey of instrumental methods used for chemical analysis. These methods include molecular absorption, atomic absorption and emission, fluorescence and phosphorescencem infrared absorption chromatography, nuclear magnetic resonance and mass spectrometry. Indentification of organic molecules via spectroscopic methods. Methods studied include infrared, UV-visible, proton and carbon nuclear magnetic resonance, and mass spectrometry.
Lecture, 2 hours; laboratory, 2 hours. This course is designed for students interested in medicinal applications of organic chemistry and for students interested in continuing their education in medicine, pharmacy, and other health related fields. This course is the first of a two-semester sequence of calculus-based physical chemistry for chemistry majors.
Topics covered include thermodynamics and equilibrium. Offered alternate spring terms. A course covering theory and laboratory experience with a variety of techniques used in biochemistry. Study of major classes of biological compounds, synthesis of macromolecules, enzyme kinetics, intermediary metabolism, and control mechanisms.
Directed Research in Chemistry. Students conduct research under the direction of a faculty mentor. The general topic and specific goals and activities are agreed upon by the student the mentor. The number of credits is proportional to the time committed to the research. A cooperative occupational training program in the field of chemistry or a related area.
The course may be repeated in the same or different position. Departmental approval and student must be a Chemistry or Chemistry Education major. Student must be at Junior or Senior status. Search Catalog Print Options. For all degrees in Biology, a minimum GPA of 2.
The goals of the Department of Biology are: Biology Program Goals and Outcome Goals and Outomes Goal Outcome to provide a foundation in principles of biology and scientific inquiry; demonstrate competency in the foundation areas of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Organismal Biology, and Population Biology; to provide experiences communicating biological processes and content so the student can read, write and speak effectively about Biology; successfully pursue graduate degrees in Biology; to enable students to make discoveries and new contributions in the area of Biology; get a job in a Biology-related field; to provide broad training so the student can continue in further study in Biology and related disciplines; communicate biological concepts through presentation and publication; articulate the fundamental importance of Biology in their lives and in society.
Biology Education Goals and Outcomes Goals and Outomes Goal Outcome to provide a foundation in principles of Biology; solve problems that require application of their knowledge of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Organismal Biology, and Population Biology; to provide a foundation in the art and craft of teaching; articulate biological concepts and effectively communicate them to students using appropriate vocabulary and terminology.
Department Teacher Education Requirements In addition to University-wide teacher education retention policies listed above, science majors in the BSE degree programs must: Meet regularly with an advisor within the Department of Biology to coordinate course work within their major. Meet regularly with an advisor within the Department of Biology to coordinate course work within Science Education.
Minimum requirements for recommendation are: Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2. Complete speech and hearing tests. Complete autobiography, stating reasons teaching was chosen as a profession. Obtain written recommendations from two faculty within the Division of Science.
Maintain minimum GPA of 2. Once admitted to Teacher Education students must: Maintain a GPA of 2. Maintain a portfolio, which must be completed before application for student teaching will be considered. Apply to the Department of Biology at least two semesters before student teaching. Complete the required science teaching methods courses before student teaching.
General Education Students must take: Bachelor of Science with a Major in Bioinformatics Bioinformatics also called computational biology is a cross-disciplinary field that encompasses computer science, mathematics, and biology in order to extract meaningful information from large biological datasets.
Acceptance to clinical year requires: Satisfactory completion of required preparatory course work prior to the final year. Evidence of professional integrity letter of recommendation from advisor. Completion of the UND application process by the specified deadline. Biology Concentration Students must take: The non-thesis option is designed for students to develop more sophisticated programming, theoretical, and applied skills for working in industry.
Only the most qualified and well-prepared students are considered for a thesis-based program, and that determination is made after a few semesters in the program. Students who successfully complete an MS degree may command a higher salary and positions with more authority and autonomy in industry.
Students complete the MS during the fifth year. There is an emphasis on producing original work to present at conferences or published in peer-reviewed journals. Students who successfully complete the Ph. School of Geography and Development. The CESD Certificate Program is designed to train students to effectively work at the interface between environmental science and decision making.
The overall goal of the program is to help students develop into professionals who are comfortable working with both scientific and decision-making communities in a variety of capacities. Through an approach that includes course work and an internship, CESD students: Develop a foundation in the theoretical basis of the interface between science and decision making.
Critically examine, evaluate, and practice methods of engagement between scientists and decision makers, including the evaluation of decision-making contexts, the role of science in informing policy, and effective approaches for communicating science to a broad range of audiences. Because the problems and challenges that lie at the interface between science and decision making cross disciplinary boundaries, the program is designed for both physical and social science students.
CESD targets students interested in serving as trusted bridges between environmental research and resource management, who have backgrounds and interests that range from geography, ecology, and geosciences to political science and planning, and more. For additional application information, see Applying to the Program.
As Counselors you will engage in relationships that empower diverse population groups including children, adolescents, adults, and individuals with disabilities. Depending on their area of emphasis they may work in school or rehabilitation settings, as well as a wide variety of other settings, including but not limited to: For more information about the program, please refer to: Counseling and Mental Health MA.
Depending on their area of emphasis they may work in school or rehabilitation settings, as well as a wide variety of other settings. Counselor Education and Supervision Minor.
It accomplishes this through these objectives: The CES Doctoral Program requires a minimum of 76 credits, including 64 credits of CES major coursework and 12 credits in the minor specialization area. See our press release for the shift to the three-year MFA here. Poetry, fiction and nonfiction, with active encouragement to work across genres. The program requires three years in residence, the completion of 42 academic units, including four workshops in one genre and four craft courses. The program is fully funded, with assistantships in teaching composition offered to all incoming MFA students.
You have the opportunity to apply to teach creative writing in your second year. Assistantships include salary, health insurance and a complete tuition waiver. A writer engages in the world. With this in mind, we invite students to develop a course of study parallel to the page, whether it is in the University, the city of Tucson, the Sonoran desert, or beyond.
The literary community here is strong. Please look into the offerings at the Poetry Center, our partner in many adventures. For more information, please investigate our Student Guide, as well as Alumni News. And perhaps the best advertisement for the program is the work of our recent graduates.
The MFA Look Book, published by the program every two years, is sent to editors, agents, influential literary people, and friends of the program each year. But you can check it out for free here. For an overview of Tucson literary happenings, see: College of Engineering College of Management. The 33 credit program is designed for working IT, engineering, and other professionals who have three years of technical work experience and want to boost their skills for a cybersecurity career path.
Students engage in theoretical and hands-on approaches to learn the critical components of cybersecurity. Cybersecurity courses cover topics such as business intelligence data mining, information security, risk management, systems security management, penetration testing, network security, system cybersecurity engineering and cyber warfare.
For more details visit https: The Master of Fine Arts in Dance provides an opportunity to increase knowledge, broaden understanding, and develop research and artistic capability. Building on a well-balanced undergraduate education, graduate students are expected to develop a thorough understanding of the specific discipline of dance, supported by a personal commitment to high scholarly and artistic standards.
A fundamental purpose of the School of Dance is to encourage each graduate student to demonstrate outstanding standards of scholarship and to produce high-quality original research and creative work. The diverse graduate population provides a sense of community in which students can learn from various perspectives.
In addition, the close alliance between the graduate and undergraduate students provides an opportunity for graduate students to choreograph on and perform with some of the top undergraduate dance students in the country. The triple-track program allows the graduate student to explore and gain experience, skills, and knowledge in ballet, modern, and jazz dance. Indeed, no other college or university in the country offers a degree or graduate certificate in dendrochronology.
The certificate is available to graduate students and non-degree seeking professionals interested in dendrochronology. The certificate program serves primarily to provide a baseline and structure that will guide students to the set of courses that the LTRR faculty deem essential for well-rounded training in dendrochronology.
The LTRR expects this training will aid students and professionals in their careers by demonstrating their competence in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of dendrochronological data.
School of Anthropology School of Geography and Development. The UA MDP provides a comprehensive foundation and practical experience to produce professional and well-trained graduates who understand the complexities of poverty.
Consistent with the philosophy of the MDP network, the Arizona curriculum consists of four cornerstone competency areas: Public health Management Social sciences Natural sciences It adds integrating skill courses and three possible elective certificate tracks that offer students an area of specialization. It provides a broad foundation of international development and, at the same time,allows students to specialize in various sectors such as: Collaborative Governance Natural Resource Management Public Health Collaborative Governance Immigration Development Entrepreneurship This approach of foundational knowledge and applied practice ensures that graduates are ready to make meaningful contributions in the field of development practice.
The Graduate Certificate in Digital Information Management provides students with the theoretical knowledge, conceptual frameworks and practical skills required to create, maintain and curate collections of digital information in libraries, archives and records management departments. Evaluation in coursework, reflected in grades, assesses the achievement of these outcomes.
The capstone course includes an electronic poster integrating academic knowledge with the practical experience of the internship. East Asian Studies MA. They require the writing of a thesis, except for students majoring in linguistics, who may elect to take an examination instead.
Candidates may focus on either China or Japan. Candidates for admission to the doctoral program must have the support of one faculty member within whose general area the student proposes to work. Information on requirements and procedures for admission is available from the Graduate College and the department.
The department may admit a student with a B. In such cases, the student is responsible for fulfilling all normal requirements for the appropriate M. The graduate program provides research training in ecology and evolutionary biology with areas of strength in biological diversity, evolutionary history and mechanisms, community structure, ecological interactions, behavior, development and mathematical biology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics MS. This program emphasizes technical aspects but also includes essential business and management components. The program can be completed in two semesters if the student is efficient and can focus entirely on completing the degree, but flexibility is available to purse the degree over a somewhat longer period of time while working locally part time.
For those students interested in pursuing a career in discovering new ore deposits, generally working in teams dominated by geoscientists. For those geologists who will be testing the feasibility of deposits, bringing newly discovered deposits into production, and expanding existing operations, typically as a member of a multi-disciplinary project team. Exploration geology, Development geology, Mining geology, Environmental geology, mining operations, ore deposits, economic geology, mineral resources.
The Economics doctoral program at Arizona prepares students for positions in universities, in the private sector, and in government and non-profit organizations. Students work closely with faculty, and most students receive financial support for their entire residency in the department. The Department also maintains a strong focus on microeconomics, particularly industrial organization and labor economics.
Some of our students choose a concentration in financial economics, and we offer a Ph. Educational Policy Studies and Practice. Graduates are able to adapt to a changing world, predict consequences of actions, and sustain continuous education improvements over time.
Individuals develop skills and qualities that enhance their ability to empower, inspire, and guide the performance of others in achieving the goals of a school, a school district, or a community. This doctoral program is designed for practicing and aspiring administrators who wish to expand their skills as scholar practitioners.
Emphasis is placed on the practical application of theory and knowledge to school and district leadership at the elementary and secondary levels. Instruction recognizes and incorporates the principles of adult learning with courses, seminars and other educational experiences featuring reflection, group, discussion, simulations, problem solving and school-related theory.
The programs, which are interdisciplinary, allow students the flexibility of selecting supportive leadership coursework both in the College of Education and other colleges in the University of Arizona.
The program features cohort groups who take a basic core of 24 units together. Each fall, students are admitted to a cohort. Doctorate in Educational Leadership Program informational flyer. Educational Specialist degrees may be awarded to students who are admitted by the Graduate College upon the recommendation of the College of Education, and who satisfactorily complete program requirements specified by the departments in the College of Education offering this degree.
Such transfer credit can be applied to an advanced degree only upon satisfactory completion of deficiencies as prescribed by the head of the major department in which the student seeks a degree. Transfer of credit toward an advanced degree will not be made unless the grade earned was A or B, and unless it was awarded graduate credit at the institution where the work was completed.
Credit for correspondence courses or extension work from other institutions will not be accepted for graduate credit. The degree provides a solid foundation for leaders considering doctoral work at the elementary and secondary levels. Master of Education Course Descriptions. EDP program provides an overview of the field of educational psychology and a foundational understanding of the concepts, methods, and theories related to the profession of educational psychology.
The doctoral program in educational psychology provides an environment where students are expected to acquire a balanced knowledge of both the scholarly and applied aspects of the field of educational psychology. Although the unified degree is in Educational Psychology and most students take many of the same courses in pursuing this unified degree program, many specialize in one of our two aresa: This certificate program prepares students to conduct educational research.
Teachers and administrators often possess rich knowledge of curriculum and instruction but may not have sufficient methodological and statistical knowledge to perform or interpret educational research. University of Arizona South. The program focuses on issues relating to learning, instructional design, visual design, multimedia development, evaluation, and research. For nearly 30 years, the University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition has conducted archaeological research in Egypt.
This certificate will serve to increase awareness of this unique opportunity for UA and non-UA graduate students and non-degree seeking professionals. Indeed, no other college or university in the country offers such a focused graduate program specifically in Egyptian archaeology.
The conduct of archaeological research varies widely from one country to another. For this reason, the University of Arizona is pleased to offer this post-graduate program in Egyptian archaeology. This program will aid participants in their careers by providing training and requiring demonstration of competence in the following core areas, among others: The typical participant in the certificate program will be either currently enrolled in graduate-level study in a related field e.
Professionals in related fields are also encouraged to apply. The program is not intended as an introduction and will not accept novices. Egyptology, Near Eastern archaeology, biblical archaeology, archeology, Egyptian archaeology. The department offers programs leading to the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees with a major in electrical and computer engineering. The department offers programs leading to the Master of Science, Master of Engineering and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees with a major in electrical and computer engineering.
The Energy Efficient Building Design program is a stand alone program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills on cutting edge research in bulding energy efficient design that includes high performance, green, solar, and renewable energy, and net-zero design of residential and commercial buildings. Engineering ME - Aerospace Systems.
The Master of Engineering MEng in Aerospace Systems is our professional graduate program that consists of high-level, fast-paced coursework and significant engagement with industry-driven engineering projects. It prepares our graduates for a professional career path, or further graduate studies at UA or elsewhere.
Students interested in Master of Engineering in Aerospace Systems will have an opportunity to complete individualized tracks focusing on aeronautical or space systems. In addition to courses in aerospace technology, the program provides essential training in engineering and business management, which is not a requirement of the Master of Science degree.
All programs of study will require completion of at least 30 graduate credits. Each program will require 3 credit hours of courses in each of the following subject areas: Engineering ME - Engineering Management. We are currently not offering the Master of Engineering program. The curriculum is personalized to meet your individual interests and career goals. This track includes a combination of coursework in engineering, management, and business. The Master of Engineering with an option in Innovation, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship has been approved and is now an available degree through the College of Engineering.
The program is geared toward students and industry professionals who are interested in the translation and transfer of technologically-promising research discoveries into sustainable technologies and processes. It offers a combination of business-oriented classes and engineering courses to help engineers bridge the gap between innovative ideas and sustainable economic development strategies.
The program is comprised of an entirely flexible curriculum, allowing you to choose from a number of emphasis areas, including but not limited to: Each course is led by expert faculty members, with a curriculum that blends live instruction with a convenient, asynchronous online format.
Online learning is a perfect fit for working professionals looking to enhance their career prospects, with most part-time students completing the program in months. Online Degree, Master of Engineering, fundamental engineering principals in mining, cutting edge research, technology advances in the industry, mine finance and management, legal topics of importance to engineering managers, personnel management.
Engineering ME - Systems Engineering. We are currently not offering the Master of Engineering Program. Students interested in pursuing this track are required to take a collection of 4 common courses.
In addition, they must complete a final report, which provides a critical analysis of a topic that is appropriate to the plan of study and is subject to approval by the advisory committee.
The Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management is designed for graduate engineers and scientists aspiring to advance into management careers within technological organizations. The MS in Engineering Management is designed for graduate engineers and scientists aspiring to advance into management careers within technological organizations. Students are required to select 12 units of coursework from a predefined set of courses. In addition, they are required to take at least 9 units of elective engineering coursework and 6 units of coursework in business fundamentals.
Students pursuing the M. Degree via this curricular track are required to complete a final report, which provides a critical analysis of a topic that is appropriate to the plan of study and is subject to approval by the advisory committee. The MA in English is designed to provide a broadly inclusive course of advanced study in English and American literature together with preparatory training and scholarly background for the PhD.
Applicants must have completed the equivalent of the undergraduate major in English i. Candidates for the MA must take a total of 30 units of graduate coursework of which 27, or 9 classes, must be in regularly scheduled literature courses unless otherwise approved by the Program Director , demonstrate reading knowledge of a foreign language, and pass a final examination based on reading lists approved by the faculty.
Students in the Graduate Literature Program have the opportunity to work with faculty engaged in a wide variety of innovative research projects. Faculty research interests span a broad range of fields and critical methods and include most of the major recent intellectual trends in literary study.
Faculty research and teaching concentrations include at least some of the following. The MISonline Enterprise Security Certificate addresses top IT concerns with courses designed specifically for information security professionals both within industry and government.
Supported by our world-class faculty, students will gain the critical knowledge that is needed to secure information and information systems in the areas of confidentiality, integrity and availability. It includes 35 faculty members representing 9 academic units. We encourage students to develop cross-disciplinary connections and bring together aspects of insect biology in unconventional ways. Our faculty and our students are collegial, collaborative, and highly productive.
For more information, please visit our website at insects. The McGuire New Venture Development Program is a highly ranked experiential program in which students learn the principles of entrepreneurship and innovation through the hands-on process of taking an innovation from its early-stage idea to a launch ready venture. The program is one year long, participating students will work in teams with other students from various fields of study.
Please note that the application for the New Venture program is separate from the graduate school application. For more information, please visit our website: The Environmental Engineering Program is one of the top ranked graduate engineering programs at UA, and highly ranked nationally.
The program has long-standing strengths in water and wastewater treatment science and technology as well as technology transfer, hazardous waste treatment, development of environmentally-friendly technologies for industry, and atmospheric research.
Owing to the multidisciplinary strengths of Environmental Engineering, students participate in research collaborations with numerous other programs such as Chemical Engineering, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, Civil Engineering, Mining and Geological Engineering, and Soil, Water and Environmental Science.
Environmental Engineering is a rapidly-growing field with promising job prospects in public and private sectors. Environmental Health Sciences MS. Using an interdisciplinary approach, Environmental Health Sciences provides the critical link between environmental and occupational exposures and human health.
The Master of Science degree is designed for individuals who seek training in environmental health research. It is anticipated that graduates will occupy positions as project leaders, program directors, and research personnel in academic, government, corporate, community group, and industrial settings.
The overall course of study will be developed by the student and their Faculty Advisor. The MS degree program requires approximately two years for completion including development and defense of a research thesis. Using an interdisciplinary approach, Environmental Health Sciences examines the critical link between environmental and occupational exposures and human health. The degree prepares individuals to research, evaluate, and control health risks posed by chemical and bioogical contaminants and physical exposures noise, heat, and radiation in communities and occupational environments.
Students will receive advanced training and experience in the application of epidemiological and community-based research methods, statistical analysis, exposure assessment, environmental modeling, toxicology, intervention design and behavioral sciences.
Graduates of this program will apply theory and methods to public health research, evaluation, analysis, and decision-making. The Doctorate in Environmental Health Sciences trains students for research careers and leadership roles in academia, government agencies, research institutes, consulting firms, and industry. The program is designed for individuals with a variety of scientific backgrounds.
Out geology, microbiology, engineering, architecture, nutrition, and policy. The PhD program requires approximately three to five years for completion, including two to three years for coursework and one to two years for the dissertation. At least 47 credits are required for the major, plus a minimum of 18 dissertation units, and at least 9 units for a minor in another department.
The course of study and dissertation will be developed by the student, their faculty advisor, and their committee. The Master of Science degree in Epidemiology is designed for individuals who wish to pursue training in epidemiological research.
It is anticipated that graduates will occupy positions as research administrators, program managers, analysts, and evaluators in universities, health departments, governmental agencies, and similar organizations.
Students have the option of either a general MS degree in Epidemiology or a specialization in clinical epidemiology. The requirements for these two tracks vary slightly. Students who are interested in clinical epidemiology should contact the Epidemiology Section Chair for additional information. Epidemiology is the scientific discipline concerned with the causes and prevention of human disease.
Epidemiology focuses on the occurrence of disease among human populations, considering changes within populations over time and differences among and between populations in disease risk. Epidemiologists today are involved in attempts to understand the causes and means of controlling AIDS and other infectious diseases, as well as chronic diseases including cancer and coronary heart disease.
Much of our understanding of the links between sexual practices and AIDS risk, of smoking and cancer, of serum cholesterol and coronary heart disease, of obesity and mortality risk and of air pollution and chronic lung disease derives from epidemiologic studies. The PhD in Epidemiology trains individuals for careers in research and teaching in academic settings, research institutes, government agencies and industry. It has been designed for students whose careers will focus on conducting investigator-initiated and collaborative epidemiologic research.
On average, the doctoral program requires approximately four to five years for completion. The first two years of this time are usually devoted to coursework, the qualifying exam, the comprehensive doctoral examinations, and development of doctoral research. At least 46 credits are required for the major including up to 10 units of independent study , plus a minimum of 18 dissertation units EPID , and at least 9 units minimum for the minor depending on minor department requirements.
Consult the course listings for further details on specific course requirements and schedules. Other elements of the doctoral program are the research mentorship program, research methods and statistics courses, and the doctoral dissertation. Through the doctoral program, a student will acquire a firm foundation in theory and research methodologies relevant to their emphasis area and will also become competent in advanced statistical techniques necessary for conducting research.
Research in Family Studies and Human Development is conducted in 5 core areas. These targeted areas constitute our core domains for development of focused excellence in basic and applied research on families and human development. Curently we do not offer a Ph.
The Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner is designed to prepare current nurse practitioners to sit for additional certificiation in the specialty. Graduation for students starting in the fall is intended to be mid-August or December of the following year.
Students wishing to enroll part-time can contact the department for details. Planning your curricula around these tracks enhances your job opportunities. This program will enhance the confidence and success of participants and their matriculation into strong biomedical PhD programs and subsequently increase the diversity of PhD-level scientists.
The French MA Program provides an advanced education in French, which integrates the language, linguistics, literature and culture of France, the literatures and cultures of the French-speaking world, and the latest methodologies in the teaching of French.
Our graduates have gone on to teach at public and private high schools and in community colleges and universities; others are pursuing careers in business and government agencies. Working together with the Director of Graduate Studies, their Faculty Mentors, and other professors, students have the flexibility to construct a Plan of Study that suits their individual needs and interests.
The Plan of Study may include, but is not limited to, one of the following emphases: French Literature and Culture: Provides students a comprehensive overview of French literature and culture and prepares them to pursue work at the Ph.
Prepares students for a career in teaching, or for continued studies at the doctoral level in interdisciplinary Ph.
Prepares students for teaching careers in high schools, includes the certification required by secondary schools. Offers highly qualified undergraduates at the UA the option of beginning coursework toward the M.
In addition, the Professional MA in French is a course of study that that combines the professional skills of the Business, Journalism, and Political Sciences disciplines with the skills of the Humanities. It allows students to complete an emphasis in one of the following areas by taking three courses in Eller College of Management, the School of Journalism, or the School of Government and Public Policy: Graduate Teaching Assistantships are available except for Professional M.
Summer teaching positions are available at the UA and with the Arizona in Paris program. We also have a year-long exchange with Paris VII. The graduate program offers courses on French and Francophone literatures and cultures in all major areas of the French tradition as well as from the Maghreb, Near East, West and Central Africa, and the Caribbean. The faculty employs a range of methods drawing on feminism, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, history and postcolonial theory among others.
Faculty in the department also offer graduate courses on second language acquisition, pedagogy and linguistics, and contribute to the M. Through course work and research in French and in related disciplines students gain an extensive knowledge of literary and cultural texts, a thorough understanding of field-specific and field-related methods, criticism, and theories; and the ability to integrate that knowledge into their own research.
In addition to being trained as independent critics and scholars, M. Graduate Programs in French Working together with their Faculty Advisor, the Director of Graduate Studies, and other faculty members, MA students at the University of Arizona have the flexibility to construct a Plan of Study that suits their own particular needs and interests.
Students normally proceed through the M. Graduate Teaching Assistantships GATships are typically available although they are contingent on budget, academic records for incoming students , and reports of satisfactory progress for continuing students. When all requirements are met and funds are sufficient, graduate students may receive support for four semesters as a GAT. An additional semester of support is available in special circumstances. Entering students normally teach two courses per semester, unless course releases are obtained.
All GATships include non-resident tuition waivers. Summer teaching positions are available for advanced students at the UA and with the Arizona in Paris summer program. The graduate program offers courses on French and Francophone literatures and cultures in all major areas of the French tradition as well as literature in French from the Maghreb, Lebanon, West and Central Africa and the Caribbean.
Faculty in the department also offer graduate courses on second language acquisition, pedagogy and linguistics and contribute to the M. Through course work and research in French and in related disciplines students gain an extensive knowledge of literary and cultural texts; a thorough understanding of field-specific and field-related methods, criticism, and theories; and the ability to integrate that knowledge into their own research.
While the recommended deadline for Fall admission is January 15, we will continue to review applications until all openings are filled. Students may transfer up to 15 units of GWS courses and seminars toward the J.
The second year is spent in the alternate program. Students would then complete their requirements for both degrees throughout the third and fourth years. Dual degree applicants must meet the application deadlines and testing requirements for each program independently. For more information, see: The College of Law website: Graduates will produce original knowledge in the field from a foundation in diverse theories of gender, critical race theory, feminism and other social movements, history, literature, critical and cultural studies, and the relation of gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, and transnational economic and political processes.
Through coursework and preparation for individually designed comprehensive exams, students gain understanding and skills in diverse approaches to feminist scholarship that enable them to design and complete their own innovative dissertation project.
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