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Graduate School - The University of Akron

Graduate School - The University of Akron

Graduate Studies 35EconomicsMaster of ArtsThesis OptionA minimum of 30 credits of coursework including a thesis equivalent to six creditsis required. At least 21 credits must be at the 600 level in economics. Thesismust be written in an area of specialization in which the individual has at least twocourses.Nonthesis OptionA minimum of 30 credits of coursework is required. At least 21 credits must beat the 600 level in economics. The individual must also specialize in an area.Required Courses for both options:3250:602 Macroeconom1c Analysis I 33259:611 Mlcroeconomic Theory I 33250:620 Applications of Mathematical Models to Economics• 33250:626 Statistics for Econometrics• 3Areas of Specialization:Economic Development and PlanningEconom1c Theory and Policylndustnal Organization and Public PolicyInternational EconomicSLabor and Industrial RelationsQuantitative MethodsExceptional departures from these requirements may be approved with the permissionof the graduate faculty and department head. Courses taken outside the departmentmust be approved (in writing) by the student's adviser prior to enrollment.3300:6743300:676Researoh Methodologies in CompositionTheory and Teaohing of Basic CompositionOther Available Courses for Both OptionsComposition and Rhetoric:3300:575 Theory of Rhetoric3300:679 Soholarly Writing3300:689 Seminar: Reading TheoryUnguistics:33005703300:5713300:5893300:5893300:689History of the English LanguageU.S. Dialects: Blaok and WhiteGrammatical Structures of Modern EnglishSociolinguistiCSContextual LinguisticsLiteratul'fl and Literary Theory:Any approved department offering at the 500 or 600 level.Graduate Foreign language Requirement forAll Master's Degrees in English:The language requirement for the M.A. in English and the M.A. in English: AlternateTrack in Composition is as follows:Demonstration of reading proficiency in a foreign language appropriate to EnglishStudies. Completion of one junior- or senior-level course in a foreign language (witha grade of "8" or better) will exempt the student from examination provided thecourse was taken no more than five years before the student began his or hergraduate work.Note: 3300:600 Teaclhing College Composition Practicum is required for TeaclhingAssistants. This does not count toward the degree requirements.3323333333*These courses may be wa1ved for the student who can demonstrate, in a qualifying exam, an adequatepreparat1on 1n mathematiCS and stat1st1cs.EnglishMaster of ArtsThesis OptionA minimum of 33 credits is required (27 credits of coursework and 6 credits ofthesis). Of the 27 credits of coursework, 18 must be at the 600 level and 12 mustbe in literature or literary theory (exclusive of individual reading).Nonthesis OptionA minimum of 36 credits is required, of which 24 must be at the 600 level and 24must be in literature or literary theory (exclusive of individual reading).Required Courses for Both Options3300:506 Chaucert3300:570 History of the English Languagetor3300:670 Modern Lingu1st1cst3300:615 Shakespearean Dramat3300:691 Bibliography and Literary ResearohAlternate Track in CompositionAlternate Track in Composition is intended for students interested in the teachingof English in secondary schools and in the teaching of writing and literature at twoyearand four-year colleges. The degree is also appropriate for those planning toenter a doctoral program in composition and rhetoric. The program does not leadto state certification for teaching; students should consult the Department of SecondaryEducation for requirements for state certification to teach in the publicschools.Thesis OptionA minimum of 33 credits is required (27 credits of coursework and 6 hours of thesis).Of the 27 credits of coursework, 18 must be in composition studies (includingcourses in composition, linguistics, and rhetoric) and 9 credits in literature orliterary theory (exclusive of individual reading). Of the 27 credits of coursework, 15must be at the 600 level.Nonthesis OptionA minimum of 36 credits is required, only 6 of which may be individual reading. Atleast 24 credits required in composition studies (including courses in composition,linguistics, and rhetoric) and 9 credits in literature or literature theory (exclusive ofindividual reading). Of the 36 credits of coursework, 21 must be at the 600 level.Required Courses for Both Options3300:670 Modern Linguistics3300:673 Theories of Composition33tUnless the student has passed a comparable course at the undergraduate level w1th a grade of "8"or better.Geography and PlanningMaster of Arts in GeographyNonthesis Option• A minimum of 39 graduate credit hours, to include no more than 6 credits of3350:698. At least 12 credit hours must be taken at the 600 level, excluding3350.698 and 699.• Core Requirements - 12 credit hours (4 courses)3350:581 Researoh Methods in Geography and Planning3350:583 Spatial Analysis3350:596 Field Researoh Methods3350:687 History of Geographic Thought• Seminars: Completion of researclh papers in at least 2 courses from the following(6 hours):3350:6003350:6013350:602SEM: (tag)SEM: (tag)SEM: (tag)• Electives - 21 credit hoursAny course taken outside the department must be approved in advance by thestudent's Graduate Adviser or the Department Chair.Thesis Option• A minimum of 36 graduate credit hours, to include no more than 6 credits of3350:698. At least 12 credit hours must be taken at the 600 level, excluding3350:698 and 699.• Core Requirements (12 credit hours)3350:581 Researoh Methods in Geography and Planning3350:583 Spatial Analysis3350:596 Field Researoh Methods3350:687 History of Geographic Researoh• Thesis- 9 credit hours• Electives - 15 credit hours, at least 3 credits of which must be from the following:3350:600 SEM: (tag)3350:601 SEM (tag)3350:602 SEM (tag)Any course taken outside the Department must be approved in advance by thestudent's Graduate Adviser or the Department Chair.

36 The University of AkronMaster of Science in Geography• Minimum of 39 graduate credit hours, to include no more than 6 credits of3350:698. At least 12 credit hours must be taken at the 600 level, excluding3350:698 and 699.• Core Required Courses- 15 credit hours33505813350:5833350:5963350:6873350680Research Methods 1n Geography and PlanmngSpatial AnalysisField Research MethodsHistory of Geographic ThoughtAdvanced Spatial Analys1s• Methods[Techniques RequirementAt least 4 courses {12 cred1t hours) from:3350:503 Computer Applications in Geography and Planning3350:505 Geographic InformatiOn Systems3350:542 Thematic Cartography3350:547 Introduction to Remote Sens1ng3350:548 Advanced Cartography3350:600 SEM. Spatial AnalySIS3350:637 Methods of Plann1ng Analysis I• Electives- 12 credit hoursAny course taken outside the department must be approved in advance by thestudent's Graduate Advisor or the Department Cha1r.Master of Arts (Geography/Urban Planning}• A total of 45 credits of coursework plus internship (3350:685) as follows:• Core Requirements3350:533 Introduction to Planning3350:536 Urban Land Use Analysis3350:581 Research Methods in Geography and Plann1ng3350:583 Spat1al Analysis3350:630 Planning Theory3350:631 Faci11ties Planning3350:632 Land Use Plann1ng Law3350:637 Methods of Planning Analysis I3350:638 Methods of Plann1ng Analysis II3350:639 Development of American Planning• Electives - 5 courses, with a concentration from one of the following groups.Land Use and Transportation (any three)3350:522 Transportation Systems Planning3350:528 lndustnal and Commerc1al S1te Location3350:595 Soil and Water Field Studies3350·680 Advanced Spatial AnalysisCartography/Remote Sensing (any three)3350:542 Thematic Cartography3350:544 Applications in Cartography and GeographiC Information Systems3350:547 Introduction to Remote Sensing3350:548 Advanced Cartography3350:549 Advance Remote Sens1ngComparative Planning (any three)3350:538 World Metropolitan Areas3350:550 Development Planning3350:571 Med1cal Geography and Health Planning3350:633 Comparative Plann1ng3350:680 Advanced Spatial AnalysisG.I.S. (any three)3350:505 Geographic Information Systems3350:542 Thematic Cartography3350:547 Introduction to Remote Sensing3350:548 Advanced Cartography3350:680 Advanced Spat1al AnalysisGeologyMaster of Science• Complete a minimum of 30 credits of which at least 10 credits shall be at the600 level and no more than two in research problems and six in thesis research.• In all geology M.S. degree programs except Engineering Geology, at least 22graduate credits shall be geology courses.• Proficiency examination at the beginning of program to determine any weaknessesin undergraduate preparation. The student who demonstrates a lack ofbasic knowledge will be required to take appropriate undergraduate courses.The student may not begin formal thesis work until he/she has successfullypassed the proficiency examination and has corrected deficiencies from same.(Formal thesis work includes thesis proposal and/or thesis research credits).Field camp can be taken for graduate credit; however, it will not count towardthe 30 credits for the M.S. in the geology or geophys1cs options• Core Requirements3370:680 Seminar 1n Geology3370:699 Master's Thes1s• Pass comprehensive examination after completion of 18 credits. Examinationmay be attempted twice.• Oral presentation and defense of thesis.Degree SpecializationThe program of each individual will be adapted to his/her career objectives.GeologyEquivalents of the current geology, cognate science and mathematics requirementsfor the University's B.S. in geology are requ1red.Earth ScienceEquivalents of the current geology courses for the University's B.A. in geology arerequired. Course program will be selected to provide the student with a wellroundedbackground in lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere. Those who willbe teachers must take 5300 780 Seminar in Secondary Education Earth Science,or equivalent.GeophysicsEquivalents of the geology, cognate science and mathematiCS requirements forthe Un1vers1ty's B.S. in geophysics are required.Engineering GeologyThis program is for the graduate engineer and geolog1st who wishes to broadenexpert1se 1n the other field. The entenng student who has some deficienc1es ineither engineering or geology may have to satisfy one or more of the followingrequirements while proceeding with graduate studies. A committee of engineeringgeology faculty will determine appropriate coursework on an individual basis.3370.101 Introductory Phys1cal Geology 43370.210 Geomorphology 33370.350 Structural Geology 43450:221,2,3 Analytical Geometry Calculus I, II, Ill 124300·201 Statics 34300:202 Introduction to Mechanics of Solids 34300313 Soil Mechan1cs 34300:314 Geotechnical Engineering 3• Required courses:Graduate Geology CoursesGraduate Eng1neenng CoursesEnvironmental GeologyEquivalents of the current science and mathematics requirements for the UniversityB.S. in geology are required. As many as eight credits may be selected fromengineering, biology and/or geography with the approval of a geology adviser.HistoryMaster of Arts• Students applying for admission to the M.A. program must have a minimumundergraduate grade-point average of 3.0. The applicant's average in h1storycourses should be substantially higher. Applicants must also have completed atleast 24 semester or 36 quarter hours 1n history courses at the undergraduatelevel. An application to the M.A. program consists of the following:- an applicatiOn form;-a letter of intent. stat1ng the applicant's reasons for w1shing to pursue graduatework and the fields of history which the applicant 1ntents to study;- scores on the Graduate Record Examination, General Aptitude Test;- a writing sample, preferably a research paper from a h1story class;- three letters of recommendation, preferably from faculty who know the applicantwell.- Applicants whose native language is not English must also score at least 580on the Test of English as a Written Language (TOEFL), at least 240 on the Testof English as a Spoken Language (TSE), and take the Test of Written English(TWE)• Degree requirements include:- Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 30 credits of graduate study in history,of which only six may be in 1ndividual reading.- Concentrated study of three fields, two of wh1ch must be chosen from the following:AncientMedievalEurope, Renaissance to 1750Europe, 1750 to the PresentEngland and the Emp1reAmerica to 1877United States Since 1877Latin AmencaEast AsiaHistory of Sc1ence26188

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