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CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 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
Follow Graduate School policy
Overall GPA
Follow Graduate School policy
Other Grade Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Other Grade Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Specific Courses
Yes
See www.cmb.wisc.edu
Specific Courses
Yes
See www.cmb.wisc.edu
Specific Credits
Yes
Contact the program for information
Specific Credits
Yes
Students are required to obtain 11 credits of CMB course work; see www.cmb.wisc.edu
Examinations / Time Constraints
No / No

Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Candidates must pass one preliminary examination, which is taken about 1.5 years after entering the program.
Other Assessments
Follow Graduate School policy
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Participation in three laboratory rotations during the first semester is required. A progress report must be filed every year after passing the preliminary examination (obtaining dissertator status).
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
No
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Advisor
All students obtain a thesis advisor.
Review Policy
Yes
Research committee
Annually
Review Policy
Yes
Research committee
Annually