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COMMUNICATION ARTS 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
Overall GPA
3.25
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Candidates must maintain a 3.75 GPA in all communication arts courses.
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Candidates must maintain a 3.75 overall GPA in all communication arts courses.
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Specific Courses
Yes
Varies by area. Consult M.A. requirements on the department Web site.
Specific Courses
Yes
Varies by area. Consult Ph.D. requirements on the department Web site.
Specific Credits
Yes
Varies by area. Consult M.A. requirements on the department Web site.
Specific Credits
Yes
Varies by area. Consult Ph.D. requirements on the department Web site.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Varies by area. Consult M.A. requirements on the department Web site.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Specifics vary by area. Consult Ph.D. requirements on the department Web site.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Varies by area. Consult M.A. requirements on the department Web site. Candidates must enroll for at least 9 credits per semester. A thesis or nonthesis degree may be pursued depending on the area of concentration. Consult M.A. requirements for particular area of study on the department Web site.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Specifics vary by area. Candidates must enroll for at least 9 credits per semester until dissertator status has been attained. Dissertators enroll for 3 credits per semester.
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
Yes
Varies by area. Consult Ph.D. requirements on the department Web site.
Minor Requirements
Yes
12 credits. Students may pursue a concentrated minor (Option A), a distributed minor (Option B), or an internal minor in another area of communication arts. See department Web site for details.
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Review Policy
Yes
Area faculty
Annually
Review Policy
Yes
Area faculty and department graduate committee
Annually