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Doctoral Candidacy and Dissertation Committees

Last modified: 12.14.05

Doctoral candidacy and dissertation committees must consist of at least five members, at least three of whom must be tenured or tenure-track Drexel University faculty members. At least two of the committee members must be from outside the student’s major area. At least one of the committee members must be from outside the student’s department. The committee must be recommended by the supervising professor and department to the Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Policy for final approval.