Biomechanics and Movement Science program - University of Delaware
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Other BIOMS Requirements

  • GPA
    Students must maintain a GPA above 3.0
  • Course Numbering
    Only graduate level courses can be taken for credit in this program. These courses have numbers between 600 and 899. Students may petition to take 500-level courses. In all cases, the student's Plan of Study must be approved by the BIOMS Executive Committee. Any changes to the Plan must be approved by said committee.
  • BIOMS Seminars
    Students must attend seminars to keep abreast in the field.
  • Committees
    For MS: committee must have at least 3 BIOMS faculty members (but not more than 6 total members), one of which must be in a different department than the advisor.
    For PhD: committee must have at least 3 BIOMS faculty members, one of which must be in a different department than the advisor. There must also be one committee member outside the BIOMS program.
  • Master's Thesis (and PhD Thesis)
    All MS (and PhD) students must complete a thesis and an oral defense of said work. The thesis defense is open to the public and may be a part of the BIOMS seminar series.
  • PhD Thesis Proposal
    All PhD students must complete a thesis proposal and an oral defense of said work. The thesis proposal defense is open to the public and may be a part of the BIOMS seminar series. Upon successful completion of the PhD thesis proposal, the student becomes a PhD candidate.