QSB Timeline

Program Timeline     

     February to September
          Admission to program
          Students work with program director to select a thesis lab
          Students begin background research on thesis topic

     September:
          Students arrive on campus September 1
          IBiS Ph.D. program retreat
          NGS Bootcamp

     Fall Quarter (September to December):
          3 required courses
          Develop plan for proposed thesis and thesis research

     Winter Quarter (January - March):
          3 required courses including thesis research
 
     Spring Quarter (April - June):
          2 required courses including thesis research
          1 elective course

     Summer Quarter (July - August):
          Thesis research, thesis preparation
          Defend thesis (thesis committee)
          Thesis seminar (thesis lab, QSB and IBiS students)