MA/PhD Calendar

English Department Graduate Program Calendar / DEADLINES
Proposed Calendar as of May 2010

First year:
Meet with GPD
File plan for fulfilling language requirement
Coursework (2 courses per semester)

Second year:
Advisory Session Scheduled with GPD
Coursework (2 courses per semester)

Third year:

DEADLINE for completion of Advisory Session
Meet with GPD about Two-Area Exam
Finish language requirement
Coursework (2 courses per semester)

Fourth year:

Areas Approved and Scheduled by GPD
Area lists and rationales submitted to Graduate Office
Complete Area exams (recommended)
Meet with Advisors about dissertation
Coursework (2 courses per semester)

Fifth year:

DEADLINE for completing Area Exams
Submit Dissertation Prospectus (recommended)
Work on dissertation

Sixth year:

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

Seventh year:

Finish dissertation
Job search

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