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SCANDINAVIAN STUDIES 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
3.5
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Grades of C are regarded as unsatisfactory and must be balanced by an equal number of grades of A.
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Grades of C are regarded as unsatisfactory and must be balanced by an equal number of grades of A.
Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
Yes
Requirements are dependent on the area of specialization. Contact the department for more information.
Specific Courses
Yes
Requirements are dependent on the area of specialization. Contact the department for more information.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 24 credits is required to earn the degree.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 20 credits beyond the master's degree is required.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
The comprehensive master's examination is to be taken no later than one semester after the completion of course work.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
  • Applicants to the Ph.D. program from outside the department will be advised as to the necessity of taking a qualifying examination at the time of their admission. The qualifying examination (if deemed necessary) will be given during the second semester of study.
  • Preliminary examinations can be taken when all required course work and the language proficiency requirement have been completed. The preliminary examinations must be taken no later than one year before the student expects to receive the degree.
Other Assessments
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Other Assessments
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Language Requirements
Yes
Advanced language proficiency in a Scandinavian language is required. Reading knowledge of a non-Scandinavian language equivalent to three semesters of college-level instruction must be demonstrated before the written examination is taken.
Language Requirements
Yes
Advanced language proficiency in a Scandinavian language is required. Advanced competency in one non-Scandinavian language or reading knowledge in two non-Scandinavian languages is also required.
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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