MA/PhD in American Studies Calendar

English Department Graduate Program MA/PHD in AM Studies Calendar
Proposed as of May 2010

First Year:

File plan to finish language requirement
REQUIRED Coursework completed (2 courses per semester)

Second year:

DEADLINE for Completion of Qualifying Exam
Coursework (2 per semester)

Third year:

Establish Areas with Director
Coursework (2 per semester)

Fourth year:

Area Exam credits or courses (2 per semester)
Schedule Area Exam (recommended)

Fifth year:

Area lists and rationales submitted to Graduate Office
2 courses (or Area Credits) this year.
DEADLINE for completing Area Exams
Submit dissertation prospectus (recommended)

Sixth year:

DEADLINE for submitting Prospectus
Meet with Assoc. GPD about job search
Work on dissertation

Seventh year:

Finish dissertation
File degree paperwork with Graduate Program Office
Job search

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