Program Milestones

  • Meet with your supervisor regularly and complete progress reports each year.

 

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- Monitor your progress towards your degree.
- Receive reminders of upcoming or missed academic milestones in thesis graduate programs.

 


phD 1Fall & Winter

Students in PhD 1 have been accepted into the program without a Master's Degree, or with a Master's Degree in an unrelated field, and complete a series of additional preparatory courses during this year.

 


PhD 2

Fall

  • Study plan: Complete and approve plan for degree, including timing of courses and academic milestones (e.g., comprehensive examination, progress tracking).
  • Additional required courses
  • Composition tutorial 
  • 1-2 seminars

Winter

  • Additional required courses
  • Composition tutorial
  • 1-2 seminars
  • Progress report myProgress logo

Summer

  • Thesis research

 


PhD 3

Fall

  • 1-2 seminars
  • Composition tutorial

Winter

  • 1-2 seminars (if not already completed)
  • Composition tutorial
  • Comprehensive ExammyProgress logo
  • Progress report myProgress logo

Summer

  • Thesis research

 


PhD 4

Fall

  • Thesis research

Winter

  • MUCO 710 General Examinations
  • Progress report myProgress logo

Summer

  • Thesis research

 


PhD 5

Fall

  • Thesis research
  • Thesis proposal and presentation myProgress logo

Winter

  • Thesis research
  • Concert performance
  • Progress report myProgress logo

Summer

  • Thesis research

 


PhD 6

Fall

  • Thesis research
  • Final thesis submission myProgress logo
  • December submission for Spring graduation

Winter
By end of PhD 6

  • myProgress logo
  • April thesis submission for Fall graduation

 


Time Limit!

Progress Reports and Degree Audit Forms

To avoid running out of time, fill out your progress report at least once a year with your supervisor.

PDF icon Graduate Progress Report GuidelinesResearch progress tracking form

 

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