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LINGUISTICS 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
Students are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.67 in substantive courses taken in the linguistics department after their third semester. If they do not, they are placed on probation and may be dropped from the program if the GPA is not raised by the end of the probationary period. Exceptions may be approved by the Degree Programs Committee under unusual circumstances.
Other Grade Requirements
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Other Grade Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
Candidates who fail to meet satisfactory progress criteria are placed on probation. Contact the department for more information.
Specific Courses
Yes
Courses in linguistics:
  • four 300-level courses
  • two 500-level courses
  • one additional course at the 500 level or higher (except 800)
  • Linguistics 800
Specific Courses
Yes
  • Linguistics 306, 310, 322, 330, 340, 510, 522, 530, 540, 800
  • three seminars in linguistics for 3 credits each.
Specific Credits
Yes
Contact the department for information.
Specific Credits
Yes
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Examinations
No
Examinations
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Other Assessments
Yes
One research paper
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Students must submit two research papers in two different areas, take advanced course work in a third area, and submit a dissertation proposal. These requirements must be met within the time schedule specified by the department. Contact the department for more information.
Language Requirements
Yes
One language other than English.
Language Requirements
Yes
Two languages other than English, one of which must be a non-Indo-European language or a modern Indic language.
Minor Requirements
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Advisor
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Advisor
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Review Policy
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Review Policy
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