Info for Current Students

Policies and Procedures

Degree Completion Timeline (Full-time PhD)

First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year Fifth Year and Beyond

Supported (9 hrs/semester)

  • 5 Intensive Seminars and
  • ENG 599 Supervised Teaching or 1 Extensive Seminar

Total: 18 credit hours

Unsupported (12 hrs/semester)

  • 5 Intensive Seminars and
  • 3 Extensive Seminars

Total: 24 credit hours

Degree Completion Timeline (Full-time MA, self-funded)

First Year Second Year

First Semester

  • 3 “Intensive” seminars
  • 1 “Extensive” seminar

12 credit hrs

Second Semester

  • 3 “Intensive” seminars
  • 1 “Extensive” seminar

12 credit hrs (24 cumulative total)