Program of Study
IDEAS students in the Direct Track receive a PhD in Ecology from the Odum School of Ecology. These students must complete the regular program of study for the Ecology degree and the IDEAS required courses (see below).
IDEAS students admitted through the Internal Track will receive a PhD in their home departments at UGA. These students must complete the regular program of study for their chosen degree and the IDEAS-required courses (see below).
IDEAS Course Requirements
IDEAS students are required to take an 8000-level Technical Course and complete two different Journal Clubs. Course selections are made in consultation with a student's mentor and advisory committee. Examples are given below and a list of currently approved courses is available through the IDEAS program office. Other courses may also satisfy this requirement with approval of the IDEAS Steering Committee.
Technical Course examples (choose one)
Journal Club examples (choose two)
IDEAS: From Byte to Benchtop to Biosphere