The advisory committee for master’s students shall consist of a minimum of three members having academic rank of Assistant Professor or above. Two, or more, members, including the major professor, are to be from the Biosystems Engineering & Soil Science Department, with at least one member having some teaching appointment. One, or more, may be from outside the department. If a students selects a minor, one or more members must be from the minor department. Because of the diverse nature of the departmental faculty, BsE master committees must be chaired by a faculty member with disciplinary training in environmental soil science; BsET master’s committees must be chaired or co-chaired by a faculty member with disciplinary training in engineering or engineering technology.