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CLASSICS 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. PH.D.
Overall GPA
3.25 or higher
Overall GPA
3.25 or higher
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
No more than one grade of B or below is allowed.
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
No more than one grade of B or below is allowed.
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Specific Courses
Yes
Contact department for specific courses.
Specific Courses
Yes
Contact department for specific courses.
Specific Credits
No
Specific Credits
No
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
A proficiency examination in Greek or Latin must be passed within two years of entering the M.A. program.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
A sight-proficiency examination in Latin or Greek must be passed before entering the program; passage of an examination in the other language is required within one year of entering the Ph.D. program. An exam in ancient history must be passed before the prelims. The five preliminary examinations should be passed within four years.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Candidates must submit an M.A. thesis in the form of a seminar paper for an oral examination within two years of entering the program. Contact department for information regarding the M.A. thesis and oral defense.
Other Assessments
Follow Graduate School policy
Language Requirements
Yes
Candidates must pass a sight-reading examination in a modern foreign language (German, French, or Italian) within two years of entering the M.A. program.
Language Requirements
Yes
Candidates must pass sight-reading examinations in a second foreign language (French, German, Italian) within one year of entering the Ph.D. program. One of the two languages must be German.
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