The Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) | Department of Accounting Handbook – College of Business Administration | Kent State University

The Graduate Studies Committee (GSC)

The Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) consists of at least four faculty members. The Ph.D. Coordinator and the MS in Accounting Coordinator are automatically members of the GSC. At least one member of the GSC will be a faculty member having a graduate faculty status of associate member as determined by the Graduate School of Management. A majority of the members will have graduate faculty status of full member as determined by the Graduate School of Management. The GSC will elect its committee chair from among the members with the graduate faculty status of full member as determined by the Graduate School of Management. The committee chair will send minutes of all meetings to all Department faculty members with graduate faculty status. The GSC will select one of its members to be recommended to serve on the Graduate School of Management (GSM) Council and another of its members to be recommended to serve as an alternate to the GSM Council. The GSC will also recommend faculty to serve on the MBA Subcommittee and Ph.D. Subcommittees of the Graduate Council. The Department Chairperson is also a GSM Council member by College policy. The GSC will serve in various roles concerning graduate programs of the Department of Accounting including Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination Committee, Ph.D. Review Committee, Ph.D. Admission Committee, M.S. in Accounting Committee, and M.S. in Accounting Admission Committee, unless such committees are separately constituted as special committees for that academic year. A non-voting M.S. in Accounting student member will be appointed to meet with the Graduate Studies Committee when it is serving as the M.S. in Accounting Committee.