Typical Timeline

By the end of the first year
  • Complete core courses AM735 and AM736
  • Pass language exam
By the end of the third semester
  • Complete all coursework for post-MA students
  • Approval of major research paper for post-MA students
By the end of the fifth semester
  • Complete all coursework for post-BA students
  • Approval of major research paper for post-BA students
By the end of the third year
  • Pass oral qualifying exams
  • Submit approved dissertation prospectus