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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Psychology


Experimental Program Forms

The Experimental Graduate Handbook describes the forms necessary for various milestones in the career of a graduate student in our program. The required forms are available below. 

For the Doctoral Oral Examination, Master's Oral Examination and Dissertation Defense, there must be a formal announcement at least one week in advance of the event. The Graduate Coordinator will post these announcements when she is informed of the committee composition, date and time. 

In addition, some processes require a notice to the Graduate School about success in a particular milestone. The Graduate Coordinator will take care of the notifications to the Graduate School once she receives the appropriate evaluation form or information.

 Optional website to create your Individual Development Plan:  MyIDP website:  Individual Development Plan

PDF icon Annual Student Evaluation ( attach IDP to this form) File Individual Development Plan-USC version PDF icon Summary of Individual Progress (optional form for planning) PDF icon Approval of Elective Courses and Complementary Course or Lab Work PDF icon Application for Degree (Masters or Doctorate) PDF icon Individual Course Waiver Form PDF icon Qualifying Exam Proposal PDF icon Qualifying Exam Evaluation PDF icon Doctoral Committee Appointment Request (G-DCA) - Orals/Written PDF icon Written Comp Exam Proposal PDF icon Written Comp Exam Evaluation PDF icon Doctoral Oral Examination Announcement PDF icon Doctoral Oral Examination Evaluation PDF icon Doctoral Committee Appointment Request (G-DCA) - Dissertation PDF icon Doctoral Program of Study (DPOS) PDF icon Dissertation Prospectus Announcement PDF icon Dissertation Prospectus Approval Form PDF icon Doctoral Defense Announcement PDF icon Dissertation Defense Evaluation PDF icon Dissertation Signature & Approval Form (G-DSF)- complete in duplicate PDF icon MA Thesis Proposal PDF icon MA Committee Composition PDF icon MA Oral Examination and Defense Announcement PDF icon MA Oral Examination and Defense Evaluation PDF icon Travel Request Form PDF icon Master's Thesis Approval Form (G-TSF)- complete in duplicate PDF icon Request for Special Enrollment Status (Z-status) PDF icon Assessment of Masters Thesis Form PDF icon Assessment of Master's Oral Examination Form PDF icon Assessment of PhD Oral Comp Exam Form PDF icon Assessment of Performance in PhD Written Comp Exam Form PDF icon Assessment of Doctoral Dissertation Form