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ONCOLOGY 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.S. PH.D.
Overall GPA
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Overall GPA
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Other Grade Requirements
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Other Grade Requirements
Yes
A grade of B or better in Oncology 703 is required or the course must be repeated.
Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
Yes
Oncology 703 is required of all candidates for the master's degree.
Specific Courses
Yes
Oncology 401, 703, 901, and 950. Other courses designated by the certification committee will be required as part of the candidate's individual program.
Specific Credits
Yes
Candidates must complete at least 9 credits from among the course requirements for the Ph.D. degree in Oncology. Contact the department for more information.
Specific Credits
No
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / No
A written examination is required for the degree.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
A comprehensive written examination (preliminary examination A) is taken at the end of the first semester of the second year. After passing preliminary examination A, each candidate must take an oral preliminary examination (preliminary examination B). Preliminary examination B should be taken by the end of the first semester of the third year. A final oral examination will be given upon completion of the dissertation.
Other Assessments
No
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Six months before the completion of the Ph.D. dissertation, presentation of a research report on the proposed dissertation is required.
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
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Advisor
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Advisor
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Review Policy
Yes
Certification committee
Annually
Review Policy
Yes
Certification committee
Annually