Please print and bring with you to the defense. Each member of the committee should complete a form and either return with the student or email to Allie Burns (email@example.com).
- ESE Qualifying Examination Rubric
- ESE Comprehensive Examination Rubric
- ESE Dissertation Defense Rubric
- Bredesen Center Student Handbook
Required BC Forms
- Student Progress Report: This form is to be completed by the student and reviewed/signed by the faculty advisor at the end of each term (Spring, Summer, Fall). Please note that this form should be updated with the appropriate term and deadline for each new reporting period.
- ESE Course Planning Sheet: This form is intended to help the student and BC staff track all necessary requirements. Please update and submit before the beginning of each term, particularly Fall & Spring.
- DSE Course Planning Sheet
All completed Bredesen Center forms should be submitted to Allie Burns (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Other Useful Links
- UTK Graduate School Forms
- Admission to Candidacy
- PhD Committee Submission
- Schedule of Dissertation Defense
- Approval of Dissertation
- Concurrent Master Application
*Please make sure that you attend carefully to all instructions for Graduate School forms (information necessary, type of signatures required, and way of submission).