A minimum of 30 total credits* is required, maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA, with grades of B or better in each course.
A minimum of 30 total credits* is required, maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA.
At least 18 credits of graduate-level course work (18 credits of formal/classroom courses, of which up to 4 credits can come from 1-unit seminar courses) and between 6 to 12 credits of Research (699) or Dissertation (800) work.
Students entering the program with a MS degree are required to take course work as prescribed by their Interim and/or Dissertation Committee.
Core courses are required of ALL students.
Curriculum courses are required for MS students and PhD students who did not enter with a prior MS.
ALL students must complete the following annual requirements.
All students are required to meet with their committee members at least once per year academic year. Students who have not yet formed their committee will meet with their assigned Interim committee members. After the meeting, submit a complete and signed Committee Meeting Report form to the Program Coordinator in person or via email.
All students, with the exception of those just admitted in August, are required to submit a yearly progress report to their advisor and committee members by September 1.
After the 4th semester, all students must make an annual public presentation on their thesis or dissertation research.
A grade of B or better MUST be earned in all courses that you plan on counting towards graduation requirements.
*Note: Only credits earned with required letter grades may be applied toward a graduate degree, with the following exceptions: