Home < Degrees < Urban and Regional Planning < Urban and Regional Planning Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING 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
Follow Graduate School policy
Overall GPA
Follow Graduate School policy
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Grades of C or lower are unsatisfactory and will not count toward degree requirements. The degree can be completed by repeating the course in which the unsatisfactory grade was received. In courses not required for the degree, grades of BC or C can be accepted if offset by an equivalent number of credits of A and AB. Incompletes must be removed by the end of the semester following the semester in which the Incomplete was reported or the grade will be reported as an F.
Other Grade Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Specific Courses
Yes
Introductory statistics course.
Specific Courses
Yes
Courses on the structure and processes of cities and regions. See Policies on the Ph.D. Program on department Web site.
Specific Credits
Yes
Eighteen credits in core courses; 15-18 credits in a concentration. Contact the department for more information.
Specific Credits
Yes
Nine credits or three courses on the structure and processes of cities and regions. See Policies on the Ph.D. Program on department Web site.
Examinations
Yes
Exit oral examination
Examinations
Three-part preliminary examination; follow Graduate School policy.
Other Assessments
Follow Graduate School policy
Other Assessments
Follow Graduate School policy
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Advisor
Yes
Master's candidates must select an area of concentration, normally by the end of the first semester and not beyond the end of the second semester. At that time, candidates should select an advisor from the faculty members who have primary responsibility for teaching and advising in the concentration.
Advisor
Yes
Admission to the Ph.D. program requires acceptance of the candidate by an individual professor who then serves as the advisor.
Review Policy
Yes
Standing committee
Each semester
Review Policy
Yes
Standing committee
Each semester