Example Programs for Graduate Students in LAAS

One Example of an LAAS MS Program (30 credits to complete).

Year Semester Course Credits
1 Fall LAAS 5050 Int. Topics in LAAS 3.0R
1 Fall LAAS 5402 Biometeorology 3.0L
1 Fall SOIL 5232 Vadose Zone Hydrology 3.0L
1 Spring LAAS 8128 Seminar 1.5R
1 Spring LAAS 5515 Soil Formation: Earth Surface 3.0L
1 Spring LAAS 8123 Research Ethics 0.5R
1 Spring LAAS 8888 Thesis Research 5.0T
2 Fall EEB 5053 Ecology: Theory and Concepts 4.0M
2 Fall FR 5262 Remote Sensing of Nat Res and Env 4.0M
2 Fall LAAS 8888 Thesis Research 5.0T
Program Complete 32 (2 extra)

R, required (minimum of 5 credits)

T, thesis (need 10 credits)

L, other LAAS courses (9 credits)

M, minor credit (minimum of 6 credits)

One Example of an integrated LAAS PhD Program

Year Semester Course Credits
1 Fall LAAS 5050 Int. Topics in LAAS 3.0R
1 Fall LAAS 5402 Biometeorology 3.0L
1 Fall LAAS 8128 Seminar 1.5R
1 Spring LAAS 5051 Research in LAAS 2.0R
1 Spring LAAS 5611 Soil Biology and Fertility 3.0L
1 Spring GRAD 8108 Teaching in Higher Ed 3.0R
1 Spring LAAS 8123 Research Ethics 0.5R
2 Fall Prelim Exam
2 Fall EEB 5053 Ecology: Theory and Concepts 4.0M
2 Fall FR 5262 Remote Sensing of Nat Res and Env 4.0M
2 Fall LAAS 8888 Thesis Research 6.0T
3 Spring ESPM 5575: Wetlands 3.0M
3 Spring LAAS 8888 Thesis Research 11T
3 Fall Dissertation Defense 7.0T
Program Complete 51 (1 extra)

R, required (minimum of 10 credits)
T, thesis (need 24 credits)
L, LAAS specialty (minimum of 6.0 credits)
M, minor credit (minimum of 10.0 credits)

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