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Students are responsible for knowing all policies and procedures contained in this catalog and those procedures and requirements specific to the program of study. (Student handbooks are available in most academic departments.) All requirements for the master’s degree must be met within five years from the date of matriculation in the program of study. The time limits of doctoral programs vary.
A graduate degree is conferred primarily on the basis of the quality and scope of the candidate’s knowledge and demonstration of competence in the chosen field of study.
Students must complete a minimum number of credit hours of graduate work as defined in the program of study and be in good standing.
To remain in good academic standing within a current degree or certificate program, graduate students must meet ALL of the following conditions:
Failure to meet any of the above conditions will call for the graduate program/department to review the student’s academic performance and make a recommendation regarding academic probation or dismissal to the Graduate School dean. To satisfy the conditions above, the department must recommend the graduate student to retake the course or its equivalent and earn a grade of B or above. Upon repeat of the course or its equivalent, the student’s transcript will show the grades for both attempts, but only the higher grade will be calculated in the GPA.
Catalog Year Requirements
Candidates for graduate degrees are expected to graduate under the provisions of the catalog in effect at the time of admission.
Students must complete the requirements of a graduate degree program based on the catalog year requirements in effect for that program at the time of admission. Transfer and readmitted students are expected to follow the catalog year requirements in effect at the time of readmission. Rare exceptions to the above policies may be considered with approval of the program director, department chair, and Dean of the Graduate School.
Progress Toward a Graduate Degree
Graduate students must meet the following graduate program minimal degree requirements:
*’Through’ can mean onsite, online, or through other technology-dependent delivery formats. *’Through’ can also mean via consortium cross-registration.
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