Graduate Degree Requirements

The Graduate Regulations Handbook contains all the department policies with respect to Graduate students. Students are expected to be familiar with its contents.

Graduate Regulations (PDF)

This document contains full details on MA and PhD procedures and requirements, including information on the following topics: the MA course-only and thesis options; transferring from the MA to the PhD program; residency requirements; the course distribution and formal methods requirements; the proseminar; the comprehensive examination; the PhD prospectus; leaves of absence; and PhD thesis preparation. For details on these and other topics, please consult the table of contents.