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state/federal partnership program involving all campuses of the University of North Carolina
system. Sea Grant combines the university's expertise in research, extension and education to
focus on practical solutions to problems in the area of coastal and marine resource use and
conservation. Graduate and undergraduate research opportunities rest with individual project
directors on campus via a special graduate fellowship program administered through the program


Southeastern Plant Environment Laboratory, often referred to as the NC State Phytotron, is
especially designed for research dealing with the response of plants and microorganisms to their
environment. A high degree of environmental control makes possible simulation of a wide range
of climates found in tropical, temperate and northern zones.

Research in the Phytotron deals with all phases of plant biology. Although the majority of the
studies are conducted with agricultural and horticultural crop species, the Phytotron can
accommodate ecological investigations, plant biology problems of the space program,
experimental taxonomy and air pollution studies as well as basic physiological, biochemical and
plant molecular biology research. The Phytotron facility is available to the resident research staff,
participants in graduate research programs of NC State and to domestic and foreign visiting

for structure research. Located on the campus of Duke University in Durham, the laboratory is
staffed by faculty members and graduate students in the Departments of Physics of Duke
University, UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State. There is extensive collaboration with personnel from
the other two participating universities and with the many visiting physicists from the United
States and abroad. Particle accelerators are used to bombard target nuclei with an assortment of
ions of accurately controlled energy spread and spin orientation. The accelerators include a 15-
MeV tandem Van de Graaff accelerator and a 4-MeV Van de Graaff accelerator. Polarized and
pulsed beams are available as well as polarized targets. In addition, monoenergetic gamma ray


beams are produced by scattering free electron laser photons from electrons in an electron storage
ring. TUNL physicists also perform experiments at major national and international nuclear
physics facilities.

Special Programs


State has been a sponsoring institution of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) since 1949
and is one of six core universities along with ORAU and the University of Tennessee - Battelle
Corporation that manage the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. ORAU is a private,
not-for-profit consortium of 95 colleges and universities and a management and operating
contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) with principal offices located in Oak Ridge,
Tennessee. Founded in 1946, ORAU provides and develops capabilities critical to the nation's
technology infrastructure, particularly in energy, education, health, and the environment. ORAU
works with and for its member institutions to help faculty and students gain access to federal
research facilities; to keep members informed about opportunities for fellowship, scholarship and
research appointments; and to organize research alliances among our members in areas where their
collective strengths can be focused on issues of national importance.

ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for DOE. ORISE is
responsible for national and international programs in science and engineering education, training
and management systems, energy and environment systems, and medical sciences. ORISE's
competitive programs bring students at all levels, K-12 through postgraduate, and university
faculty members into federal and private laboratories.

ORAU's Partaership Office seeks out opportunities for collaborative alliances among its member
universities, private industry, and federal laboratories. Current alliances include the Southern
Association for High Energy Physics (SAHEP) and the Center for Bio-Electromagnetic Interaction
Research (CBEIR). Other UIGA activities include the sponsorship of conferences and workshops,
the Visiting Scholars program and the Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards.



This section identifies and gives pertinent information about all the fields of study that participate
in graduate education at NC State. There are a total of 98 different fields offering graduate
degrees. In addition, there are eleven fields that offer minors at the graduate level and seven areas
that support graduate education through offering graduate level courses or in some other capacity.
Fields of instruction that offer graduate degrees are listed first. Information given for each field
include the faculty, requirements for admission to and completion of the degree program(s),
student financial support, courses offered and other relevant infonration. Following the degree
offering fields is a listing other fields of instruction which offer graduate minors, graduate courses
or support graduate education in some other way. To avoid duplication, basic Graduate School
requirements for admission and completion of graduate degree programs are not repeated for each
field of instruction. Only those requirements that are unique to the field are given in the sections
on the individual fields. Graduate School requirements are summarized below.


Basic Requirements for Admission

Basic requirements for admission to the Graduate School include two official transcripts from all
colleges and universities previously attended, references from at least three people who know of
the student's academic record and potential for graduate study, a non-reftindable application fee of
$55.00 for US Citizens and Permanent Residents or $65.00 for Non-Resident Aliens
(Internationals), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores for students whose first
language is not English, and, in most cases, an official statement of the student's Graduate Record
Examination (GRE) scores and/or other standardized tests. The minimum paper-based TOEFL
score, unless otherwise specified, is 550, with scores of at least 50 on at least two of the sections
and no section score below 45. The minimum computer-based test score is 213, with at least 17 on
two of the three sections and no section score below 13. The student's area of special interest may
have additional requirements which are included in the individual program descriptions to follow.

Basic Requirements for Master's Degrees

A minimum of 30 semester credit hours is required for all master's degrees; however, many
programs require more than thirty. Also, many students, in order to gain the breadth desired in
their program or to make up deficits in their undergraduate degree, will actually take more credit
hours than the minimum required by the program. At least 20 semester hours must come from
500- through 800-level courses. No more than two credit hours of departmental seminar may be
included in the minimum 30-credit program. Programs that require a thesis may include no more
than six hours of research credit (695) in the minimum 30-credit-hour program. Research credit is
not appropriate in the non-thesis programs. Non-thesis programs may include no more than six
hours of independent study credits in the minimum 30-credit program. Courses at the 400 level
counted toward the minimal 30-hour requirement may not come from the major field. Master's
thesis preparation (699) credits may not be used to satisfy the 30-credit-hour requirement.

Basic Requirements for Doctoral Degrees

The doctorate symbolizes the ability of the recipient to undertake original research and scholarly
work at the highest levels without supervision. The degree is therefore not granted simply upon


completion of a stated amount of course work but rather upon demonstration by the student of a
comprehensive knowledge and high attainment in scholarship in a specialized field of study. The
student must demonstrate this ability by passing written and oral preliminary comprehensive
examinations in the field of specialization and related areas of knowledge, where applicable, and
by successfully defending the methodology used and conclusions reached in the research, as
reported in the dissertation, in an open oral examination. In addition, the student must complete^a
minimum of 72 graduate credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree and meet the residence
requirement as described earlier. For a student who has a master's degree, a maximum of 1 8 hours
of relevant graduate credit from the master's degree may be applied toward this minimum upon the
recommendation of the student's Graduate Advisory Committee. If a student completes a maser's
degree at NC State and continues for a doctoral degree without a break in time, up to 36 credit
hours taken while in a master's status may be used to meet minimum requirements for the doctoral


The courses listed in this catalog are planned for the academic year 2001-02, unless otherwise
indicated. Graduate-level courses are numbered at the 500, 600, 700 and 800 levels. Advanced
undergraduates and persons holding baccalaureate degrees are eligible to enroll in 500- and 600-
level courses, which are master's courses. Courses at the 700 and 800 level are doctoral courses
and are open only to persons holding baccalaureate degrees. Exceptions may be made for
undergraduate students in honors program and seniors in bachelor's/master's programs. Consent of
the department is required for enrollment in all 600- and 800-level courses. Refer to the NC State
University Courses Catalog for coiu-se descriptions and prerequisites.

Course Descriptions

For a description of courses being offered, either consult the Fields Offering Graduate Degrees in
the Graduate Catalog or the course listings on the web.


Fields Offering Graduate Degrees

The Graduate School offers major programs of study in the following fields. Except where noted
by an exception in parentheses, these programs required the Graduate Records Examination
(GRE) scores and will not take action on applications unless accompanied by scores for at least the
GRE General (Aptitude) Test (verbal, quantitative and analytical):

Accounting - MR (GMAT)

Adult and Community College Education - EdD, MS, MEd (GMAT, GRE or MAT)

Aerospace Engineering - PhD, MS (GRE)

Agency Counseling - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Agricultural and Resource Economics - MS (GRE (required only if requesting financial aid))

Agricultural Education - MS, MR (GRE or MAT)

Animal Science - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Applied Mathematics - PhD, MS (GRE and GRE Subject Test)

Architecture - MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

Biochemistry - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Bioinformatics - PhD, MR (GRE)

Biological and Agricultural Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact


Biomathematics - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Botany - PhD, MS, MR (GRE Writing Assessment Test)

Chemical Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Chemistry - PhD, MS, MR (GRE (not required but strongly encouraged))

Civil Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Communication - MS (GRE)

Comparative Biomedical Sciences - PhD, MS (GRE)

Computer Engineering - PhD, MS (GRE; TOEFL > 600 Internationals)

Computer Networking - MS (GRE and GRE Subject Test)

Computer Science - PhD, MS, MR (GRE and GRE Subject Test (MS & PhD); GRE (MR

exceptions apply, contact program))

Counselor Education - PhD, MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Crop Science - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Curriculum and Instruction - PhD, MS, MEd (GRE (PhD); GRE or MAT (MEd and MS))

Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Education - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Curriculum and Instruction, English Education - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Curriculum and Instruction, Reading - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Curriculum and Instruction, Social Studies Education - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Design - PhD (GRE)

Economics - PhD, MA, MR (GRE)

Educational Administration and Supervision - EdD (GRE or MAT)
Educational Research and Policy Analysis - PhD (GRE or MAT)
Electrical Engineering - PhD, MS (GRE; TOEFL > 600 Internationals)


Engineering (Off-campus, continental US residents and/or employees only) - MR (entrance exam

not required)

English - MA (GRE general test)

Entomology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Extension Education - MS, MR (GRE or MAT)

Fiber and Polymer Science - PhD (GRE)

Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences - MS, MR (GRE and GRE Subject Test (not required but strongly


Food Science - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Forestry - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Functional Genomics - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Genetics - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Graphic Design - MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

Health Occupations Teacher Education - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)
Higher Education Administration - MS, MEd, EdD (GMAT, GRE or MAT)
History - MA (GRE)
Horticultural Science - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Immunology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Industrial Design - MR (GRE (not required but strongly encouraged))

Industrial Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Instructional Technology - Computers - MS, Med (GRE or MAT (MEd and MS))

Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering - MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

International Studies - MR (GRE)

Landscape Architecture - MR (GRE (not required but strongly encouraged))
Liberal Studies - MA (entrance exam not required)

Management - MS (GMAT)

Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences - PhD, MS (GRE; GRE and GRE Subject Test for

disciplines in Biological Oceanography and Geology)

Materials Science and Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

Mathematics - PhD, MS (GRE and GRE Subject Test (not required but strongly encouraged))

Mathematics Education - PhD, MS, MEd (GRE or MAT (MR); GRE (PhD))

Mechanical Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Microbiology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Middle Grades Education - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Natural Resources - MS, MR (GRE)

Nuclear Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

Nutrition - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Occupational Education - EdD, MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)
Operations Research - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)


Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Physics - PhD, MS (GRE and GRE Subject Test)

Physiology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Plant Pathology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Poultry Science - MS, MR (GRE (not required but strongly encouraged))

Psychology - PhD (GRE and GRE Subject Test. MAT not required but strongly encouraged)

Public Administration - PhD, MR (GRE)

Public History - MA (GRE)

School Administration - MR (entrance exam not required)

Science Education - PhD, MS, MEd (GRE or MAT (MS, MEd); GRE (PhD))

Sociology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Soil Science - PhD, MS, MR (entrance exam not required)

Special Education - MS, MEd (GRE and MAT)

Special Education, Behavior Disorders - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Special Education, Learning Disabilities - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Special Education, Mental Retardation - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Specialized Veterinary Medicine - MS, MR (GRE)

Statistics - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Technical Communication - MS (GRE)

Technology Education - MS, MEd, EdD (GRE or MAT)

Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management - MS, MR (GRE)

Textile Chemistry - MS (GRE)

Textile Engineering - MS (GRE)

Textile Materials Science - MS, MR (GRE)

Textile Technology Management - PhD (GRE or GMAT)

Toxicology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Training and Development - MS, MEd (GMAT, GRE or MAT)

Wood and Paper Science - PhD, MS, MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

Zoology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE and GRE Subject Test (not required but strongly encouraged))

Departments not normally requiring GRE scores may in special instances require their submission
as additional information to be used in making a judgment of the student's potential for success in
a graduate program.

Fields Offering Minors, Courses or Other Support to Graduate Programs

The following fields and units, while not offering graduate degrees, support graduate education by
offering graduate minors and graduate courses or in some other capacity:

Artificial Intelligence
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering


Business Management

Computational Engineering and Sciences


Food Safety

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Geographic Information Systems

Multidisciplinary Studies


Plant Physiology


Solid State Sciences

Water Resources

Women's and Gender Studies


Degrees Offered:

Program Title










F. A. O. Buckless, Head of the Department

Director of Graduate Programs:

R. L. Peace, Box 81 13, 515.4434, [email protected]

Peat Marwick Main Outstanding Professor: C. J. Messere

Professors: J. W. Hartley, P. F. Williams; Associate Professors: B. C. Branson, F. A. O. Buckless,
Y. A. Chen, K. A. Krawczyk, R. L. McClenny- Wright, R. L. Peace, R. B. Sawyers, G. J.
Zuckerman; Assistant Professors: M. S. Beasley, B. A. Chaney, L. R. Ingraham, J. G. Jenkins, D.
P. Pagach

The Master of Accounting (MAC) is a professional degree designed to prepare students for careers
as public accountants, internal auditors or tax specialists. Graduates will be prepared to complete
the CPA Examination.

Admission Requirements: Successful applicants typically have a Graduate Management
Admissions Test (GMAT) score above 500 and a 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA. The best-
qualified applicants will be accepted up to the number of spaces available for new students.
Exceptions to the minimum GPA and GMAT score may be made because of the consideration
given to other relevant factors. Prerequisite courses for admission to the master's program include
accounting and certain other courses that are the equivalent of those required for an undergraduate
degree in accounting. Applicants may receive provisional admission prior to completion of the
prerequisites, but will not be admitted to 500-level courses until prerequisites are completed.
Complete information and application forms can be obtained from the MAC Director.

Master's Degree Requirements: A minimum of 6 (maximum of 9) non-ACC credits are
required. The curriculum is designed to provide a broad-based professional education.

Other Relevant Information: Master's students must begin the degree program in the summer or
in the fall semester. The program is designed for full-time students and no night classes are

In order to assure that an application will be considered for the next fall semester, all application
forms, transcripts, applicable fees, resumes, letters of recommendation and other relevant material
must be received no later than March 1 .



ACC 508 Advanced Commercial Law.

ACC 510 Advanced Financial Accounting.

ACC 515 Accountmg Theory and Current Issues.

ACC 519 Integrated Accounting Practice.

ACC 521 Production Cost Analysis and Control.

ACC 525 Advanced Management Accounting.

ACC 530 Advanced Income Tax.

ACC 533 Accounting and Tax Research Methodology.

ACC 534 Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders.

ACC 535 Taxation of Partnerships and S Corporations.

ACC 536 Taxation of Estates, Trusts and Gifts.

ACC 537 Tax Planning and Business Strategy.

ACC 550 Assessing Risks of Information Technology.

ACC 551 Advanced Auditing.

ACC 552 Advanced Accounting Cases.

ACC 580 Survey of Accounting

ACC 588 Special Topics in Accounting.

ACC 630 Independent Study.

Adult and CommuDity College Education
Degrees Offered:

Program Title








Adult and Community College Education




! Health Occupations Teacher Education



! Higher Education Administration




Training and Development




C. E. Kasworm, Head of the Department

Director of Graduate Programs:

J. C. Glass Jr., Box 7801, 515.6241, [email protected]

Moore Distinguished Professor: G. A. Baker, III

Professors: J. C. Glass Jr., C. E. Kasworm, D. C. Locke, K. M. Moore, R, W. Shearon, G. B.
Vaughan; Visiting Professors: K. M. Kolasa; Professors Emeriti: E. J. Boone, M. P. Burt, G. L.
Carter Jr., M. W. Hoover, D. R. Proctor; Associate Professors: H. D. Akroyd, J. L. Burrow, W. Y.
Lee; Assistant Professors: D. L. Martin, J. M. Pettitt, B. A. Sparks, S. W. Williams; Visiting
Assistant Professors: M. J. Bresciani, C. C. Figuers, M. S. Hoover, V. S. Lee, D. C. Luckadoo, T.
R. Luckadoo, B. I. Mallette, R. E. Parries, E. I. Schechter; Adjunct Assistant Professors: T.



Professors: R. D. Mustian; Associate Professors: R. T. Liles

The department offers degrees in adult and community college education, higher education
administration and training and development to meet the professional needs of administrators,
supervisors, specialists and instructors in community colleges, four-year colleges and universities,
business and industry, the professions and other adult education organizations. Program
concentrations include adult and continuing education, community college leadership and higher
education, training and development, educational gerontology, and student affairs.

Admission Requirements: In addition to Graduate School admission requirements, the
department requires the GRE, GMAT or Miller Analogies test. Specific information regarding
admission can be obtained by contacting the Director of Graduate Programs.

Master's Degree Requirements: The M.S. and M.Ed, programs requires a minimum of 30 or 36
credit hours, respectively. A graduate course in statistics and a thesis are required for the M.S.

Doctoral Degree Requirements: The Ed.D. program requires extensive research work and may
include participation in a supervised internship experience. The doctoral program must be
completed within seven years from the date of admission. One academic year of full-time
residency is required.

Student Financial Support: A few graduate assistantships may be available to students in this


EAC 602 Seminar in Adult and Community College Education.

EAC 624 Topical Problems in Adult and Community College Education.

EAC 640 Research Seminar in Adult and Community College Education.

EAC 641 Practicum in Health Occupations.

EAC 651 Internship in Adult and Community College Education.

EAC 685 Master's Supervised Teaching.

EAC 692 Master's Research Project.

EAC 693 Master's Supervised Research

EAC 695 Master's Thesis Research.

EAC 696 Summer Thesis Research.

EAC 699 Master's Thesis Preparation.

EAC 700 Community College and Two-year Postsccondary Education.

EAC 701 Administrative Concepts and Theories Applied to Adult and Community College Education.

EAC 703 The Programming Process in Adult and Community College Education.

EAC 704 Leadership in Higher and Community College Education.

EAC 705 Group Process in Adult and Community College Education,

EAC 706 The College and University Presidency.

EAC 707 The Politics of Higher Education.

EAC 708 Continuing Education for the Professions.

EAC 710 Adult Education: History, Philosophy, Contemporary Nature.

EAC 716 History of Higher Education in the United States.

EAC 717 Current Issues in Higher Education.

EAC 720 Use of Secondary Survey Data in Adult and Higher Education.

EAC 732 Health Care Delivery Systems and Environments

EAC 735 Curriculum and Instruction in the Health Professions.

EAC 736 Issues and Trends in Education for the Health Professions.


EAC 737 The Extension and Public Service Function in Higher Education.

EAC 738 Instructional Strategies in Adult and Community College Education.

EAC 739 Educational Gerontology.

EAC 743 Adulthood and Learning: The Later Years.

EAC 745 Death and Dying: A Lifespan Issue,

EAC 749 Finance in Adult and Community College Education.

EAC 750 The Environment for Learning in Adult and Community College Education

EAC 759 The Adult Learner.

EAC 765 Current Issues in Adult Education.

EAC 767 Education of Special Adult Populations.

EAC 778 Law and Higher Education.

EAC 779 Concepts and Principles of Evaluation Applied to Non-formal Adult Education Programs.

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