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POLITICAL SCIENCE 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
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Overall GPA
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Other Grade Requirements
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Other Grade Requirements
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Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
Yes
Poli Sci 800
Specific Courses
Yes
Poli Sci 800; and Poli Sci 816 or 817
Specific Credits
Yes
18 credits, 12 of which must be at the 700 level or above
Specific Credits
No
Examinations
No
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Preliminary examinations must be completed before the sixth semester. Preliminary examinations in two of five areas are required: international relations, comparative politics, American politics, political theory, and methods. Contact the department for more information.
Other Assessments
No
Other Assessments
Yes
First-year assessment; research paper; research presentation; defense of dissertation proposal.
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
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