Program Milestones

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

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- Monitor your progress towards your degree.
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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). myProgress logo
  • 2 seminars
  • Colloquium attendance

Winter

  • 2 seminars
  • Colloquium attendance
  • Progress report myProgress logo

 


PhD 3

Fall

  • Draft comprehensive exam topics and reading list
  • Colloquium attendance

Winter

  • Colloquium attendance
  • Comprehensive examination myProgress logo
  • Progress report myProgress logo

 


PhD 4

Fall

  • MUSR 690 Special Field Research

Winter

  • Thesis research
  • Thesis proposal
  • Progress report myProgress logo

 


PhD 5

Fall

  • Thesis research

Winter

  • Thesis research
  • Colloquium presentation (must be completed prior to dissertation submission)
  • Progress report myProgress logo

 


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!

 

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