Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral candidate. The defense of the dissertation (the final oral examination) must be held under a full term candidacy enrollment period. Students who have advanced to candidacy for the Ph.D. are required to register for SurvMeth 995 in any term when they are consulting with members of their dissertation committee or using the library or other facilities of the University. If the student is to be engaged in a period of study away from the University, the student should file a Certification for Detached Study in advance. Students doing dissertation work prior to achieving candidacy should register for SurvMeth 990 for that portion of their schedule spent on dissertation work.
8 credits (4 in the half term)
Prerequisites: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated.