Progress Towards the Degree

The Ph.D. degree should be completed within five or six years.

Progress Reporting

The AAHVS Department requires that at the end of every semester each graduate faculty member provides an evaluation of the academic work of all graduate students in his or her classes. Written comments characterizing the student’s work form the substance of the evaluation and are intended for the guidance of both student and faculty. A summary of the evaluations will be available only to the student concerned and to the faculty of the Department. It will enter into departmental reviews of the student’s progress, but will not be transmitted outside the Department.

Student Eligibility to Continue Program

Ph.D. students must maintain a minimum B average (3) to remain in the program. Students receiving fellowship funding must maintain at least an A- average (3.7). Fellowships may also be withdrawn from a student for the incompletion of course work.