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Graduate Handbooks

The Handbook that is current when a student enters the program describes the requirements that the student must meet. If the faculty adopt a new Handbook (and corresponding set of requirements) that replaces the Handbook that applied when a student entered the program, while the student is formally enrolled in the graduate program (at the MA or PhD level), the student has the option of graduating according to a later Handbook (and ALL of its corresponding requirements). However, the student is permitted to do so only ONCE, and MUST formally inform the Director of Graduate Studies of the decision. A student can do so at any point, while enrolled in the program.


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