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) – updated October 2018

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.