Mar 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Master's Degree Check-List

The items in the following check-list are arranged in the order in which they are usually accomplished. Each step must be followed to complete degree requirements. Failure to complete an item may compromise earning the degree.

  • Took Graduate Record Examination prior to first semester of study.
  • (If applicable) Submitted valid teacher's certificate.
  • 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.
  • Had advisory committee appointed prior to applying for admission to candidacy.
  • Admitted to candidacy after 12 hours.
  • (If applicable) Filed subject of thesis at the time of admission to candidacy.
  • (If applicable) Completed language requirement.
  • Completed and turned in to the Graduate School office the Graduation Check-List by the end of the first week of the last semester of graduate work.
  • 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 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 four copies of the thesis in perfect, finished form, each 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 $10.00 per copy.
  • Attended graduation exercises, unless excused in advance in writing by the Dean of the Graduate School.