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Graduate Studies Committee Meetings

Fall 2017 – Spring 2018

Spring 2018

 

January 16, 2018

 

Informational Items:

School of Environment Courses and Notes

 

Action Items

Primary Reviewer (McNeal):

  • SOE 592 Advanced Topics in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences 2019 (McNeal, Dotson)
  • SOE 555 Modeling the Environment (McNeal, Jarolmased)
  • PSYCH 517 Clinical Skills (McNeal, Chermak) Updated Documents

Primary Reviewer (Jarolmased):

Primary Reviewer (Dimitrov):

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

  • POL S 505 Qualitative Methods in Political Science (Zhu, Belzer)

Primary Reviewer (Belzer):

Primary Reviewer (Umesh):

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby): 

  • SOE 556 Foraging Ecology of Herbivores (Jacoby, Umesh)
  • SOE 536 Integrated Water Resources Science and Management (Jacoby, Zhu)

Primary Reviewer (Call):

  • SPEC ED 700 Master’s Research, Thesis, and/or Examination (Call, Jacoby)

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen):

  • SOE 444/544 Environmental Assessment (Frederiksen, Call)

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

  • SPEC ED 702  Master’s Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination (Potts, Frederiksen)

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

  • SOE 577 Advanced Environmental Hydrology (Salsbury, Potts)

 

Bylaws Review

Discussion Items:

 

 

Fall 2017

November 28, 2017

 

Meeting Minutes 11-28-17

Meeting Agenda 11-28-17

Meeting Minutes 11-7-17

Informational Items
  • Discussion of Template for Certificate Review Draft
Action Items

 

Primary Reviewer (McNeal):

  • PSYCH 517 Clinical Skills (McNeal, Chermak)

Primary Reviewer (Lee): 

Primary Reviewer (Jarolmased):

  •  POLS 505 Qualitative Methods in Political Science (Jarolmased, Lee)

 Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen): 

Primary Reviewer (Dimitrov):

  • KINES 536 Integrating Health and Fitness into the K-8 Curriculum (Dimitrov, Jarolmased)

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

Primary Reviewer (Belzer):

  • SOE 548 Applied Spatial Ecology  (Belzer, Salsbury, Riddle)

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury): 

  •  MIT 509 Instruction and Assessment for Elementary Teachers (Salsbury Frederiksen)

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

  •  NEP 542 Medical Nutrition Therapy II (Potts, Riddle)

 

Bylaws Review

​​M.S. in Electrical Engineering (Vancouver) Bylaws (Umesh, Dotson)

 

Discussion Items

Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (NEP) Bylaws

SPEC ED 702  Master’s Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination

SPEC ED 700 Master’s Research, Thesis, and/or Examination

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication (Online Course)

POL S 505 Qualitative Methods in Political Science

SOE 541 Orogenic Systems

 

 

 

 

November 7, 2017

 

Meeting Agenda 11-7-17

Meeting Minutes 10-24-17

 

Action Items

Primary Reviewer (McNeal):

  • PSYCH 517 Clinical Skills (McNeal, Dhingra)

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

Primary Reviewer (Lee): 

Primary Reviewer (Jarolmased):

  • ED PSYCH 507 Introduction to Qualitative Research (Jarolmased, Jacoby)

Primary Reviewer (Call):

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen): 

  •  PREV SCI 510 Multilevel Modeling II: Advanced Multilevel Models for Longitudinal Data (Frederikson, Chermak)
  • MIT 575 Internship and Seminar (Frederiksen, Salsbury, Riddle)

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

Primary Reviewer (Dimitrov):

  • KINES 536 Integrating Health and Fitness into the K-8 Curriculum (Dimitrov, Jarolmased)

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

  • PSYCH 529 Occupational Health Psychology (Zhu, Lee)

Primary Reviewer (Dotson): 

  •  MIT 571 Pre-Intership and Seminar  (Dotson, Dhingra)

Primary Reviewer (Belzer):

  • SOE 548 Applied Spatial Ecology  (Belzer, Salsbury, Riddle)

 

Bylaws Review

Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program Bylaws  (Marked Notes) (Salsbury, McNeal)

​​M.S. in Electrical Engineering (Vancouver) Bylaws (Umesh, Dotson)

 

Discussion Items

MIT 509 Instruction and Assessment for Elementary Teachers

NEP 542 Medical Nutrition Therapy II

Revised PhD in Materials Science & Engineering

PSYCH 523 Health Psychology

POLS 505 Qualitative Methods in Political Science

 

 

October 24, 2017

 

Meeting Agenda 10-24-17

Meeting Minutes 10-10-17

 

Informational Items:

School of Environment Prefix Change Memo

Action Items:

 

Primary Reviewer (McNeal):

  • PSYCH 517 Clinical Skills (McNeal, Dhingra)

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

Primary Reviewer (Belzer):

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

Primary Reviewer (Lee): 

  • MIT 508 Curriculum and Instruction Methods (Lee, Dotson)
  • MIT 510 Instruction for Secondary Teachers (Lee, Zhu)

Primary Reviewer (Jarolmased):

  • ED PSYCH 507 Introduction to Qualitative Research (Jarolmased, Jacoby)

Primary Reviewer (Call):

  • PREV SCI 508 Longitudinal Structural Equation Modeling (Call, Belzer)
  • MIT 504 Social Foundations of Education for Teachers (Call, Umesh)

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen): 

  •  PREV SCI 510 Multilevel Modeling II: Advanced Multilevel Models for Longitudinal Data (Frederikson, Chermak)

Primary Reviewer (Umesh):

  • PSYCH 537 Psychology Clinic Assessment Practicum (Umesh, Call)

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

  • PREV SCI 512 Introduction to Finite and Growth Mixture Modeling (Potts, Dimitrov)
  • MIT 501 Learning and Development in School and Community Contexts (Potts, Frederiksen)

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen): 

  •  ED PSYCH 597 Educational Psychology Internship (Frederiksen, Potts)

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

  • PSYCH 529 Occupational Health Psychology (Zhu, Lee)

Primary Reviewer (Dhingra):

Primary Reviewer (Dimitrov):

 

Discussion Items:


Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program Bylaws  (Marked Notes)

M.S. in Electrical Engineering (Vancouver) Bylaws

MIT 571 Pre-Intership and Seminar

SOE 548 Applied Spatial Ecology

Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics

KINES 536 Integrating Health and Fitness into the K-8 Curriculum

MIT 575 Internship and Seminar

October 10, 2017

 

Meeting Agenda 10-10-17

Meeting Minutes 9-26-17

 

Informational Items:

Actions Items:

 

Primary Reviewer (Lee): 

  • MIT 508 Curriculum and Instruction Methods (Lee, Dotson)

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

Primary Reviewer (Jarolmased):

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

  • ECONS 526 Master’s Microeconomic Analysis I (Dotson, Zhu)

Primary Reviewer (Call):

  • PREV SCI 508 Longitudinal Structural Equation Modeling (Call, Belzer)

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen): 

  • PREV SCI 510 Multilevel Modeling II: Advanced Multilevel Models for Longitudinal Data (Frederikson, Chermak)

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

  • PREV SCI 512 Introduction to Finite and Growth Mixture Modeling (Potts, Dimitrov)

 

Bylaws Review  

 

Electrical Power Engineering PSM Bylaws  (Salsbury, Frederikson)

 

Discussion Items

 

PSM in Molecular Bioscience (Non-Thesis Master’s)

Applied Economics (M.S.)

MIT 501 Learning and Development in School and Community Contexts

MIT 504 Social Foundations of Education for Teachers

MIT 510 Instruction for Secondary Teachers

Graduate Certificate in Protein Biotechnology

Ph.D. in Language, Literacy and Technology

 

 

September 26, 2017

Meeting Agenda 9-26-17

Meeting Meeting 9-12-17

Action Items:

 

Primary Reviewer (McNeal):

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen): 

  • MIT 506 Integrating Technology into Classroom Teaching (Frederikson, Potts)

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

  • MBIOS 701 Master’s Independent Capstone Project and/or Examination (Potts, Umesh)

Primary Reviewer (Lee): 

  • MIT 508 Curriculum and Instruction Methods (Lee, Dotson)

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

Primary Reviewer (Jarolmased):

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

  •  ECONS 526 Master’s Microeconomic Analysis I (Dotson, Zhu)

Primary Reviewer (Call):

  • NATRS 548 Applied Spatial Ecology (Call, Jacoby)

 

Bylaws Review

 

Electrical Power Engineering PSM Bylaws  (Salsbury, Frederikson)

Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs Graduate Program Bylaws (McNeal, Call)

Professional Science Master’s in Molecular Biosciences Bylaws (Potts, Jacoby)

Phd/MS Civil Engineering and MS Environmental Engineering Bylaws (Frederikson, Umesh) Updated Documents

Discussion Items:

 

Graduate Certificate in Public Health (New Proposal)

PREV SCI 508 Longitudinal Structural Equation Modeling

PREV SCI 510 Multilevel Modeling II: Advanced Multilevel Models for Longitudinal Data

PREV SCI 512 Introduction to Finite and Growth Mixture Modeling

September 12, 2017

 

Meeting Agenda 9-12-2017

Meeting Minutes 4-4-2017

 

Action Items:

Primary Reviewer (McNeal):

ANTH 566 Evolutionary Psychology (McNeal, Salsbury) Updated Documents

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

CPT S 475-575 Data Science (Jacoby, Potts)

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

SDC 473-573 Professional Practice (Potts, Belzer)

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen): 

KINES 702 Master’s Special Problems, Directed Study and/or Examination credits (Frederiksen, Call)

MIT 534 Elementary School Science Methods (Frederiksen, Umesh)

Primary Reviewer (Call):

NATRS 548 Applied Spatial Ecology (Call, Jacoby)

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

ECONS 527 Master’s Microeconomic Analysis II (Salsbury, Lee)

Primary Reviewer (Umesh): 

MIT 513 ESL Methods and Materials for Secondary Teachers (Umesh, Lee) Updated Documents Review

Primary Reviewer (Lee): 

MIT 550 Seminar in Middle Level Education (Lee, Belzer)

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

ECONS 526 Master’s Microeconomic Analysis I (Zhu, Dotson)

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

CSSTE 545 Critical Ethnography – Change From ED_RES 568 (Dotson, Jacoby)

MIT 570 Early Instructional Practicum (Dotson, Chermak)

Primary Reviewer (Jarolmased):

ED PSYCH 507 Introduction to Qualitative Research (Jarolmased, Jacoby)

 

Bylaws Review

 

Molecular Biosciences Updated Bylaws (Notes) (Umesh, McNeal)

Electrical Power Engineering PSM Bylaws  (Salsbury, Frederikson)

Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs Graduate Program Bylaws (McNeal, Call)

Professional Science Master’s in Molecular Biosciences Bylaws (Potts, Jacoby)

Phd/MS Civil Engineering and MS Environmental Engineering Bylaws (Frederikson, Umesh) Updated Documents

 Discussion Items

 

Graduate Certificate in Professional Molecular Biosciences
MBIOS 701 Master’s Independent Capstone Project and/or Examination
MIT 507 Teacher Inquiry and Praxis
MIT 508 Curriculum and Instruction Methods
MA in Political Science (New Plan)

 

 

 

 

 

2017-2018  Meeting Dates

 

 

Fall 2017

September 12
September 26
October 10
October 24
November 7 (Lighty 401)
November 28 (CUE 512)

 

Spring 2018
January 16
January 30
February 13
February 27
March 20
April 3

 

Time: 3:00-5:00pm

 

Locations
Pullman: Lighty 403, Lighty 401 11/7/17. CUE 512 11/28/17
Spokane: SAC 145A
Vancouver: ADM 301
Tri-Cities:

Conference Dial In

Video Conference: 4804305

Telephone Conference: 509-335-9445 ID Number 04305

 

Committee Members:

Tom Salsbury – (Co-Chair) College of Education, Teaching and Learning
Donna Potts – (Co-Chair) College of Arts and Sciences
Linda Frederiksen – Libraries
Doug Call – College of Veterinary Medicine
Pete Jacoby – CAHNRS
Umesh Uchila – College of Business
Yoon-Joo Lee – College of Communication
Ben Belzer – College of Engineering and Architecture
Jiyue Zhu – College of Pharmacy
Amit Dhingra – CAHNRS
Joann Dotson – College of Nursing
Gail Chermak – College of Medicine

Alex Dimitrov  – Mathematics
Sanaz Jarolmased – Graduate Student
James McNeal – Graduate Student

 


Program/ Course Approval Documents

Major Curricular Change Forms:

Proposals: Degree approval process and flow chart


 GSC Materials
  • Bylaw Review Template [PDF]
  • New Program Review Template [DOC]
  • Course Review Template [DOC]
  • GSC Reference Documents [PDF]
  • Course Planning and Syllabi Development [Link]
  • Academic Integrity Statement [Link]
  • Students with Disabilities Statement [PDF]
  • Campus Safety Statement [PDF]
  • Faculty Senate: Home [Link]
  • Faculty Senate: Graduate Studies Committee [Link]
  • Sample bylaws  [DOC]

View Archived Meetings by Academic Year:

Fall 2016-Spring 2017
Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
Fall 2013 – Spring 2014
Fall 2012 – Spring 2013
Fall 2011 – Spring 2012
Fall 2010 – Spring 2011
Fall 2009 – Spring 2010

Prospective Students


Why WSU?

Why is Graduate School a good choice?

  • Research: At Washington State University, graduate students work closely with world-renown faculty on research projects that are solving big world problems. It’s your chance to help build a better world.
  • Earning Potential: Your chance for financial success grows exponentially with a graduate degree. Master’s graduates average more than $67,000 a year compared to bachelor’s graduates at about $56,000 per year. Doctoral graduates earn on average about $92,000 a year and professional degree-holders can earn about $100,000 per year.
  • Job Security: Washington state has a shortage of people with graduate degrees. Your chance of getting a good-paying job with your graduate degree are high.
  • Financial Assistance for School: The majority of graduate students at WSU get teaching, research, or graduate internships. Many students graduate from WSU with little or no debt.

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Financial Assistance

Don’t let financial worry stop you from applying to graduate school. There are many resources available for graduate students. Because of all the financial assistance available, many graduate students at WSU graduate with absolutely no debt.

Childcare and Healthcare

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Explore Your Options

Begin planning for graduate school early in your undergraduate career. Explore the specifics of courses that might interest you, or check out all of the graduate degree programs, professional degree programs, and graduate certificates available at WSU. You can request information about any of our programs and find out early what requirements you will need to fulfill.

How to Prepare for Graduate School

There are several things you can do as an undergraduate student to prepare for graduate school.

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Graduate School Forms


Graduate School Forms

Instructions

♦ BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD THE FORMS before filling them out. Depending upon your browser, forms may not automatically download and will sometimes be dysfunctional if viewed in your browser.

♦ We recommend you  DOWNLOAD THE LATEST VERSION OF ADOBE READER to view and download the PDF forms. The program is free and will allow you to utilize fillable PDF forms.

For questions, email gradsch@wsu.edu or call 509-335-6424. When emailing questions, please put “Form Question“ for the subject line and include your student ID number in your email.

Searchable Forms List

Form LinkForm DescriptionFile Type
Affidavit of SupportThis is a form for international student sponsors to fill out to certify that there is financial support.PDF
Add an Academic Program Degree LevelSubmit this form if you wish to add a degree level. Contact Graduate Admissions for additional information.PDF
All But Dissertation (ABD) WaiverIf you have passed your preliminary exam and have completed your formal program of study course work, you can apply for an ABD waiver by submitting this form.PDF
Application for AdmissionWSU's online applicationWebsite
Application for Degree and GraduationInstructions for applying for your degree and graduation in myWSU. You must have an approved program of study on file at the Graduate School.Website
Application for a Graduate Certificate


Deadlines and Procedures for Graduate Certificate
File your coursework for the certificate using this form during the semester in which you are completing the certificate requirements. You must be currently enrolled to apply for a graduate certificate.

Follow the deadlines and procedures in this document when applying for a graduate certificate.
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Committee ChangeIf you would like to change your committee members use this form.PDF
Committee Substitution Please submit the form in a timely fashion if you need to request a substitution for one of your committee members. PDF
Continuous Enrollment Policies for Degree-SeekingGraduate School policies and procedures for maintaining continuous enrollment for degree-seeking students.Website
Deadlines and Procedures for Doctoral DegreeFall 2017 - Spring 2019 deadlines and procedures. This includes information about when to obtain an advisor and when to submit your application for degree.PDF
Deadlines and Procedures for Master's DegreeFall 2017 - Spring 2019 deadlines and procedures. This includes information about when to obtain an advisor and when to submit your application for degree.PDF
Enrollment Request for
Careers - Undergraduate taking graduate courses
Undergraduates who want to enroll in graduate courses not for graduate credits but toward an undergraduate degree or enrichment purposes. Form must be submitted by the graduate academic coordinator of the department offering the course.PDF
Graduate LeaveFor graduate students wishing to go on official graduate leave.PDF
Graduate to UndergraduateGraduate students who are no longer pursuing a graduate degree must submit this form and also apply to undergraduate admissions. PDF
Graduation ChecklistA list of tasks to be completed in the semester in which you are planning to graduate.PDF
Hold Harmless and Copyright AgreementSubmit this form with your final dissertation or thesis.PDF
Hometown News Release FormTo spread the joy of your award, scholarship, or graduation to your friends and family back home.PDF
Incomplete Grade AgreementAn agreement for instructors and students for submitting an incomplete grade and expectations for completion. Note: if an incomplete grade is not satisfied within one year, the grade will automatically convert to an ‘F’. For example, if you received an Incomplete in fall 2013, you would have until the last day of class fall 2014 to satisfy the incomplete. For details about this policy, visit the registrar’s academic regulations.PDF
Internship Leave FormFor graduate students seeking to participate in a semester internship.PDF
Graduate to MBA StatusTo change your status from graduate student to MBA student PDF
Medical LeaveRequired along with Graduate Leave Form.PDF
Petition to Add, Drop, or Withdraw from CoursesTo change your enrollment status and add, drop, or withdraw from courses.PDF
Plan and Degree Level Change FormSubmit this form if you wish to change your major or degree level. Contact Graduate Admissions for additional information.PDF
Plan and Degree - WSU INTO ProgressionWSU INTO students submit this form when completing their graduate pathway and progressing into their degree-seeking programPDF
Program of Study RequestYour program plan for completing your degreePDF
Program of Study Request: Professionally-oriented CohortFor departments approved as professionally oriented master's programs; used to create the program plan for completing the degree. PDF
Program of Study: External Committee Member RequestSubmit this form with your Committee Request if you are proposing a committee that includes a member who is not WSU facultyPDF
Program ChangeSubmit this form if your approved program of study has changed. Be aware of dates and deadlines.PDF
Program of Study for DNPDoctor of Nursing Practice program of study/completion form. Submit the completed form to the Graduate School.PDF
Re-enrollmentComplete at least one month before you return. PDF
Registrar’s Academic Regulations Graduate students must follow procedures in the Policies and Procedures ManualWebsite
Required Votes to Pass ExamsSee the minimum positive votes needed to pass an exam.PDF
Reservation of Graduate CreditForm must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the semester in which you are requesting enrollment.PDF
Residency QuestionnaireResidency Questionnaire, Requirements, and Instructions Fillable PDF
Scheduling Exam: Doctoral/Thesis Final, Non-thesis Final, and Preliminary ExamsProcedures for scheduling standard exams. Students must have an approved Program of Study on file at the Graduate School before scheduling examinations. Fillable PDF
Scheduling Exam: Interim Final

Scheduling Exam: Interim Preliminary
An Interim Preliminary or final Exam may be requested in extenuating circumstances. The committee chair must provide a rationale why the exam can only be scheduled during one of the periods on the form.PDF
Sponsored Student Tuition & WaiverNote: The Graduate School is implementing a new procedure for fall 2016 and will not be accepting Sponsored Student Tuition & Waiver forms for the fall 2016 semester.PDF
Short-term Parental LeaveFor the birth or adoption of a child.PDF
Survey of Earned Doctorates
Click on the right to select the online submission or the pdf submission option.
Submit along with your final dissertation.Online Survey

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Thesis and Dissertation Formatting and Submission RequirementsInstructions for finalizing and submitting your dissertation or thesis.PDF
Thesis and Dissertation Word TemplateDownloadable Thesis and Dissertation Template Word
Thesis/Dissertation Final Acceptance ChecklistConformance and completeness checklist. This form is due upon completion of submitting final thesis or dissertation.PDF

 

Faculty and Staff


Resources and Deadlines

Current Students


Navigating your degree

Doctoral Degree

Get information about establishing residency, selecting a dissertation committee, filing a doctoral Program of Study, and submitting your dissertation HERE. Find out about the Deadlines and Procedures for Doctoral Degrees.

Master’s Degree

Get information for all four semesters–from how to select an advisor, to establishing ties in Washington, what you need to file a Program of Study, as well as ordering cap and gown. Find out about the Deadlines and Procedures for Master’s Degrees.

Graduate Certificate

Find out about the procedures and deadlines for graduate certificates HERE.

Find out more about Graduate School deadlines and procedures in this video. For questions, contact stormom@wsu.edu.

 

 

Understand Graduate School Leave Policies

To learn more detailed information, view the Policies and Procedures Manual, Chapter Five.

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