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Thesis Topic Approval Form Graduate students in the clinical program need to file their Thesis Topic Approval Form by the end of Summer III of their first year.  There is no deadline for graduate students in the Psychological Science program. However, the Thesis Topic Approval Form must be filed no later than the semester preceding that in...

Thesis I: Students are required to register for 3 CHs of Thesis I in two consecutive semesters for a total of 6 CHs before he/she can register for Thesis II. When a student registers for Thesis I, he /she needs to be aware that the default is not 3 CHs. Thesis II: After a student has completed 6 CHs of Thesis I, he/she must continuously register...

The university expects graduate students to have finished all of their coursework by the time they begin registering for Dissertation credits. In rare cases (e.g., Clinical Practicum, Supervised Clinical Experience), students can register for coursework while registering for Dissertation credits. However, if a student needs to register for more...

Appendices A, E, and F in the Graduate Handbook provide forms on which a graduate student can track his/her progress. Faculty advisors have access to their graduate students' transcripts via FlashFAST on the Faculty and Advisors Tools on Flashline.

Thesis Committee: The thesis committee will consist of at least four faculty members, including the advisor and three other departmental faculty members. At least one member of the examining committee will be from the Psychological Science faculty and one from the Clinical faculty. Dissertation Committee: The dissertation committee consists of...

If a graduate student receives a grade of "C" in a course, the Graduate Handbook specifies those courses that a graduate student must remediate. According to the Graduate College, grades below "C (2.0)" are not counted toward completion of requirements for any advanced degree, but are counted in evaluating a student's grade point average. Thus, if...

Part I of the Research Waiver Project Approval Form (Appendix U of the Graduate Handbook) must be completed by the student, signed by te faculty advisor and Director of Clinical Training, and placed in the student's file.  Part II of the Research Waiver Project Approval Form must be signed by the faculty advisor when the project is completed. The...

Once a student has successfully completed their candidacy requirement, the faculty advisor needs to notify the appropriate training director, who notifies the Graduate Secretary and Graduate Coordinator so that the relevant paperwork can be initiated and filed with the College. (Form is available at:...

For thesis orals, students should bring the Report of Thesis Final Examination form to their orals. They should complete the top half prior to their orals. (Form is available at: https://www.kent.edu/psychology_new/report-thesis-final-examination) For their dissertation orals, students should bring the Report of Dissertation Final Examination form...

One important source of external funding for the Department is Federal Work Study. To be eligible for Federal Work Study, students need to file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). It is the Department's expectation that ALL graduate students who expect to be on graduate assistantship or placement will complete the Free...