Advancing to Candidacy
During the pre-candidacy period, the student must
- Attain full status, if admission status to the program was provisional.
- Complete the core courses.
- Achieve a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the required courses in the area of concentration.
- Show evidence of academic, personal, and professional qualities that satisfy the advisor and the departmental graduate committee.