ANNOUNCEMENTS

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9/23: SW PhD Fall Orientation

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Save the Date: Back to School Celebration 9/21

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Save the Date: PhD Information Session 10/17

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IMPORTANT DATES

  1. Back to School Celebration 9/21

    Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Doctoral program chair, Professor Ian Holloway, will welcome Social Welfare students, faculty and staff on Saturday, September 21 from 3-7pm at his residence, to celebrate the start of the 2019-2020 academic year.
  2. PhD Info Session 10/17

    Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Come join Professor Ian Holloway, Doctoral Program Chair, for an informal information session. He will give an overview of the program and introduce Social Welfare faculty, current doctoral students and staff.
  3. PhD Town Hall in Fall Quarter: Stay Tuned!

    Dec 11 @ 9:00 am-5:00 pm
    Stay tuned for details on the Social Welfare PhD Town Hall to take place at the end of Fall Quarter 2019.

CURRICULUM AND FORMS

YEAR 1

Coursework

Fall Quarter: SW 229A, SW 249A, SW 284A, Statistics course

Winter Quarter: SW 229B, SW 249B, SW 284B, Statistics course

Spring Quarter: SW 229C, SW 249C, SW 284C, Outside course (Statistics or other), oral comprehensive exam preparation (independent study) if desired

Milestones

File Individualized Development Plan by May 30

File annual Progress Report by May 30

Pass Oral Comprehensive Exam in June (scheduled in spring quarter)

YEAR 2

Coursework

Fall Quarter: Social & Behavioral Science course, SW 286C, advanced statistics or advanced research methods

Winter Quarter: Social & Behavioral Science course, SW 286C, advanced statistics or advanced research methods

Spring Quarter: Social & Behavioral Science course, SW 286C, advanced statistics or advanced research methods

Milestones

The first deadline to submit your written exam (publishable paper) is September 15.

File Mentored Research Project Plan by October 15.

File Study Plan by December 1.

File annual Progress Report by May 30.

File Mentored Research Project Report by June 1.

YEAR 3

Coursework

Fall Quarter: SW 596B

Winter and Spring Quarters: SW 596B, SW 258

Milestones

The last deadline to submit your written exam (publishable paper) is May 15.

File annual Progress Report by May 30.

YEAR 4 and BEYOND

Coursework

SW 599

Milestones

File annual Progress Report by May 30.

TBA: Constitute Dissertation Committee

TBA: Defend Dissertation Proposal/File Advancement to Candidacy Form

TBA: Schedule and Defend Dissertation