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ANTHROPOLOGY Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.A./M.S. PH.D.
Overall GPA
3.5
Overall GPA
3.5
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Candidates may not have a GPA lower than 3.0 during the first year and must maintain a 3.5 GPA every year thereafter. Candidates may not carry more than 4 credits of Incomplete at any one time; credits of Incomplete over this limit are counted as grades of F for purposes of the GPA until removed.
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Candidates may not have a GPA lower than 3.0 during the first year and must maintain a 3.5 GPA every year thereafter. Candidates may not carry more than 4 credits of Incomplete at any one time; credits of Incomplete over this limit are counted as grades of F for purposes of the GPA until removed.
Probation Policy
Yes
Progress criteria may be waived in special circumstances which must be stated in writing and approved by the appropriate section and signed by the department chair. Candidates not making satisfactory progress will be dropped from the program.
Probation Policy
Yes
Progress criteria may be waived in special circumstances which must be stated in writing and approved by the appropriate section and signed by the department chair. Candidates not making satisfactory progress will be dropped from the program.
Specific Courses
Yes
Contact the department for a list of required courses in each area concentration.
Specific Courses
Yes
Contact the department for a list of required courses in each area concentration.
Specific Credits
Yes
Archaeology: a minimum of 27 credits.
Biological: a minimum of 24 credits.
Cultural: a minimum of 24 credits.
Specific Credits
Yes
Archaeology: 12 additional credits.
Biological: 15 additional credits.
Cultural: 15 additional credits.
All sections require one 300 level or above course in one of the other sections.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Successful completion of a comprehensive master's exam or a Ph.D. qualifying examination is required. Ph.D. qualifying examinations must be taken no later than the fourth semester and must be passed no later than the sixth semester.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Pass qualifying examinations no later than the sixth semester; take preliminary examinations no later than the third semester after passage of the qualifying examinations, and passed no later than the fifth semester.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
No / No
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Approval of a dissertation topic no later than the semester following passage of preliminary examinations is required.
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
Yes
Language requirements are determined on an individual basis with the major professor and will depend on the area concentration within the department.
Minor Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Review Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Review Policy
Follow Graduate School policy