Below is an overview of general Office of Graduate Education requirements for the master’s program — Plan B. Graduate programs may have additional requirements, contact the program for details.
|Total Credit Requirements||
A minimum of 30 credits is required.
Credits taken under the Credit/No-Credit option (except 699) while under Plan C are not applicable toward degree requirements for Plan B. Except as noted, courses taken under the Credit/No-Credit option will not be applied toward the requirements for the master's degree.
|Credits for Courses numbered 600 or above (excluding 699 and Thesis 700)||A minimum of 18 credits is required.|
|Credits for 699||A maximum of nine credits in directed reading/research (699) may be applied toward degree requirements.|
|Graduate Seminar||A minimum of one graduate seminar in the student’s graduate program or in a related program is required.|
|Course Applicability||See Credit Policies > Course Applicability.|
|Required GDGPA and Grades||See Grades & Regulations.|
|General Exam||At the discretion of the graduate program, a general exam may be required. If required, all students in Plan B shall take the exam. After the student passes the exam, a program committee is nominated and appointed. Chaired by the student’s program adviser, the committee will guide the student through the rest of the recommended program of study.|
|Culminating Experience||A culminating experience is required. The graduate program will determine the nature of the experience. It may be an examination, a special course, a seminar presentation, a paper, a performance, or some other capstone experience. When a paper or project is required, it is typically offered as part of a 695 course.|
|Final Exam||At the discretion of the graduate program, a final exam may be required. If required, all students in the Plan B shall take the exam.|