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Master's Degree Checklist

  • Prepared outline of curriculum with department head or advisor.
  • (If applicable) Removed conditional status with at least a 3.0 average after the first 12 hours (MS Form).
  • Had advisory committee appointed prior to applying for admission to candidacy.
  • Admitted to candidacy after 12 hours (MS Form).
  • (If applicable) Filed subject of thesis at the time of admission to candidacy.
  • (If applicable) Completed foreign language requirements.
  • Submitted Application for Degree and paid diploma fee by the end of the first week of the last semester of study.
  • Completed residence requirements.
  • Took the written and/or oral comprehensive examination as required and within the prescribed time limits.
  • Maintained at least a 3.0 average over-all and in major field, with no more than two grades of C and no more than 6 credit hours with a grade of C in courses to be applied toward the fulfillment of degree requirements, and with at least one-half of the total number of course credits required having been earned in courses limited to graduate students.
  • Completed courses listed on outline of curriculum.
  • (If applicable) Turned in, or made arrangements for turning in, to the Graduate School office by the date approved by the Dean one copy of the thesis in perfect, finished form, with an approval sheet with original signatures in black ink and a thesis abstract, and two extra copies of the abstract, and paid thesis binding charge of $15.00 per copy.
  • Attended graduation exercises, unless excused in advance in writing by the Dean of the Graduate School.