Program Timeline

First Year

Complete Research Apprenticeship

Choose thesis area
Choose members of advisory committee
Develop plan of study
Begin work on thesis proposal/pre-proposal

SAS and Apprenticeship checklists due

Work on thesis proposal/pre-proposal

Second Year

Target date for Thesis Proposal

Continue work on thesis proposal if necessary

Conduct thesis research and write thesis

Target date for thesis and comprehensive exam

Thesis Revisions

Thesis due for spring graduation

Continue work on thesis if necessary

Spring Graduation

Thesis due for summer graduation

Summer Graduation