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GENETICS AND MEDICAL GENETICS 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 is required in Genetics 466 or on the qualifying examination to continue in the program.
Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
No
Specific Courses
No
Specific Credits
No
Specific Credits
Yes
Genetics 701, two semesters of Methods and Logic in Genetics, and 4 graduate seminar credits, of which at least 2 will be in genetics.
Examinations
No
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
A written preliminary examination must be passed by the end of the second year. Candidates may take this written examination only twice; if examination is not passed on the second attempt, candidate will be dropped from the program. An oral preliminary examination is required.
Other Assessments
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Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
The certification process must be completed prior to the end of the first year of graduate study. Teaching experience is required in at least one semester. After the candidate has passed the oral preliminary examination and is a dissertator, an annual progress report and research plan must be completed, given to the advisor and thesis committee, and filed with the department office.
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
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Advisor
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Advisor
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Review Policy
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Review Policy
Yes
Faculty advisor
Each semester