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graduate_handbook:physics_graduate_policies [2018/04/04 15:13]
vinals [Financial Support Policy]
graduate_handbook:physics_graduate_policies [2018/04/04 15:16]
vinals [Preliminary Oral Examination]
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 | GWE passed at the end of the first year | One more chance at the end of the second year. Student should complete requirements for M.Sc. before the second attempt | | GWE passed at the end of the first year | One more chance at the end of the second year. Student should complete requirements for M.Sc. before the second attempt |
 | Minimum GPA in graduate core classes of 3.3 | Classes need to be retaken to resolve the issue by the end of the second year | | Minimum GPA in graduate core classes of 3.3 | Classes need to be retaken to resolve the issue by the end of the second year |
-| Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 |  One year probationary period, not extensible. New classes counting towards the degree need to be taken to raise the cumulative GPA above 3.0 |+| Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 | One year probationary period, not extensible. New classes counting towards the degree need to be taken to raise the cumulative GPA above 3.0 |
 | Oral Preliminary Exam passed by the end of the third year | Adviser may petition for a six month extension | | Oral Preliminary Exam passed by the end of the third year | Adviser may petition for a six month extension |
-| Satisfactory annual report of progress by Oral Committee for TA appointment renewal | +| Satisfactory annual report of progress by Oral Committee for TA appointment renewal | No Teaching Assistant appointment beyond the third year will be offered unless a positive statement of progress is made within the three months prior to the first appointment in any twelve month period |
-No Teaching Assistant appointment beyond the third year will be offered unless a positive statement of progress is made within the three months prior to the first appointment in any twelve month period |+
 | Degree completed in a maximum of 8 years | Petition before the University is possible for a one year extension. Follow University guidelines | | Degree completed in a maximum of 8 years | Petition before the University is possible for a one year extension. Follow University guidelines |
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 ===== Preliminary Oral Examination ===== ===== Preliminary Oral Examination =====
  
-The preliminary oral exam must be passed by the end of the third year in our graduate program. A six month extension is possible by petition to the DGS endorsed ​by the student'​s adviser.+The preliminary oral exam must be passed by the end of the third year in our graduate program. A six month extension is possible by written ​petition to the DGS by the student'​s adviser.
  
 The preliminary oral exam committee consists of four members, three from Physics and one from outside Physics ​ (for example, MIfA, EECS, CEMS, etc.). If there is a minor, the outside member should be from the minor field. ​ Beside the adviser, there should be both an experimental and a theoretical faculty member in the student'​s subfield of physics. The preliminary oral exam committee consists of four members, three from Physics and one from outside Physics ​ (for example, MIfA, EECS, CEMS, etc.). If there is a minor, the outside member should be from the minor field. ​ Beside the adviser, there should be both an experimental and a theoretical faculty member in the student'​s subfield of physics.
graduate_handbook/physics_graduate_policies.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/13 13:57 by vinals