Environmental Studies PhD Course Selection Instructions Spring 2008

Doctoral program classes will begin Friday, February 1, 11:00 a.m., and run through Sunday, April 27, 12:00 p.m. *Please note on-campus class dates below. Students should check class folders for pre-class reading assignments.

All Doctoral students must register by Friday, December 21 for the Spring 2008 semester. Failure to adhere to this deadline will result in late payment and/or late registration fees.

First Phase – PhD I

PhD I students are required to register for ES 703 Global Environmental Change and ES 705 Political Economy Environmental Issues.

Second Phase – PhD II

PhD II students are required to register for ES 729 Learning Domain Seminar II and ANE 890 Supervised Independent Study or ES 722 Reading Seminar III and ES 723 Reading Seminar IV.

Third Phase – PhD III

PhD III students who have successfully completed the Fall semester of phase III are required to register for ES 774 Dissertation Proposal. Also, students who registered for ES 752 Service Project in the Fall, should now register for ES 771 Integrated Essay. Students who registered for ES 771 Integrated Essay in the Fall, should now register for ES 752 Service Project.

Fourth Phase – PhD IV

PhD IV students should register for ES 776 Dissertation Seminar and ES 899 Doctoral Dissertation. Students who have not completed all three candidacy projects must register for ES 775 Candidacy Continuation and may NOT register for ES 776 Dissertation Seminar or ES 899 Doctoral Dissertation.

Fifth Phase – PhD V

PhD V students who have completed Phase IV requirements Dissertation Seminars and credited Doctoral Dissertation should register for ES 899C Doctoral Dissertation Continuation. Students who have not completed all three candidacy projects must register for ES 775 Candidacy Continuation.


Course Schedule


  • Fridays: Coffee hour and guest lectures 10:30 am – 12:45 pm; Classes 1:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Saturdays: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Sundays: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

First Phase – PhD I

Classes meet on one or more of the days/dates shown below. Please see course descriptions for detailed meeting schedule. February 1-3, February 29 – March 2,
March 28-30, April 25-27

ES 703 Global Environmental Change Section A
ES 705 Political Economy Environmental Issues Section A


Second Phase PhD II

Classes meet on one or more of the days/dates shown below. Please see course descriptions for detailed meeting schedule. February 1-3, February 29 – March 2, April 25-27

ES 729 Learning Domain Seminar II Section A
ES 722 Reading Seminar III Section A
ES 723 Reading Seminar IV Section A


Third Phase PhD III

Classes meet on one or more of the days/dates shown below. Please see course descriptions for detailed meeting schedule. February 1-3, March 28-30

ES 774 Dissertation Proposal Section A


Fourth Phase PhD IV

Classes meet on one or more of the days/dates shown below. Please see course descriptions for detailed meeting schedule. February 1-3, March 28-30

ES 776 Dissertation Seminar


Courses without Scheduled Meetings

ES 771 Integrated Essay Sections A-I
ES 752 Service Project Section A
ES 775 Candidacy Continuation Section A
ES 899 Doctoral Dissertation Section A
ES 899C Doctoral Dissertation Continuation Section A