|Chronology of PhD Program|
|1st Year||2nd Year||3rd Year||4th Year||5th Year|
ENWR 380, ENGL,
ENWR 110, ENGL,
|Student has the
option to teach 2+0 or 1+1
but not 0+2.
|Student has the option to teach 0+2, 2+0, or 1+1.|
Student takes ENCR 801 plus 3 graded courses.
Spring: Student takes ENPG 880 plus 3 graded courses.
|Student takes 6 graded courses, one of which may be ENPG 885 (related to ENGL or ENRN teaching assistantship), plus ENXX 991 both semesters.||Student
audits 2 courses and registers for 12 credits
non-topical research (ENGL 997) each semester.
Spring: Mid-semester, student begins Dissertation Seminar.
Student registers for Dissertation
Seminar, plus ENXX 991, plus 6 credits of non-topical research (ENGL
Spring: Student registers for 12 credits ENGL 999
|Student registers for 12 credits non-topical research, ENGL 999, each semester.|
May 1, student identifies two areas for oral exams and submits
Oct. 1 student submits approved lists for exam. Before April 1, preferably in late fall,
student takes 2-hr oral exam.
Foreign language requirement must be met beforehand.
|Dissertation Committee and Prospectus||By May 1, student forms dissertation committee.||By Dec. 1, student has prospectus approved by dissertation committee.|
|Presentations||Within 1 year following approval of prospectus, student gives presentation.|
|Other||Student demonstrates proficiency in a foreign language.||Student demonstrates proficiency in second foreign language or mastery in a single foreign language.||By
March 1, student applies dissertation Fellowship (GSAS), or other research
Begin job search?
|Student consults with committee and Placement Director about job market.|
|1+1 indicates one course taught each semester. 2+0 indicates two courses taught in the fall term and none in the Spring term. 0+2 indicates no courses taught|
|in the Fall term and two in the Spring.|
|MA transfer students function as second-year students.|