Doctoral and MS Degrees

Regulations Graduate Studies 2016–2017

Contents

1. Goals of the Graduate Program

2. Academic Standing

2.1 Graduate Admission Status

2.1.1 Full Graduate Status

2.1.2 Provisional Graduate Status

2.1.3 Special (temporary) Status

2.2 Admission/Transfer to a Degree Program

2.3 Probation

2.3.1 Placement on Probation

2.3.2 Removal from Probation

3. PHD Program

3.1 Residency Requirement

3.2 PhD Course Requirements

3.3 Timetable

3.4 PhD Preliminary Examination

3.5 PhD Comprehensive Examination

3.6 Dissertation Proposal

3.6.1 Doctoral Committee

3.6.2 Written Proposal

3.6.3 Oral Examination on the Proposal

3.7 Dissertation Research and Defense

3.8 Research, Internship Training Requirement

3.8.1 Research Training

3.8.2 Internships

4. MS Program

4.1 MS Course Requirements

4.2 MS Timetable

4.3 MS Project or Thesis

4.4 MS Internship

5. General Policies

5.1 Advisors and Student Evaluations

5.1.1 Annual Student Performance Evaluation Meeting

5.1.2 Responsibilities

5.2 Calculation of QPA and Repeating Courses

5.3 Registration Requirements and Statute of Limitations

5.4 Grading Options

5.5 Independent Study and Directed Study

5.6 Transferring Courses

5.7 Awarding of Teaching Assistantships

5.8 Fellowships and Awards

5.9 Grievance Procedures

 

A. Glossary

B. Whom to Contact

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