Hispanic Studies PhD Requirements

8. Evaluation Procedures

Student will periodically meet with the Graduate Chair at scheduled dates and times to review and update documentation related to progress in the program.

At the conclusion of each academic year, the Graduate Committee will meet and jointly review student progress. A letter for each student will be issued.

Failure to progress and proceed in the program may be grounds to dismiss the student.

 

Year in Program:

Ph.D. 1

Term 1 (Fall)

Term 2 (Winter)

Term 3 (Summer)

Coursework

Transatlantic Studies Seminar.

 

 

Course 2.

 

Course 3.

Transatlantic Studies Seminar continued (Course 1).

 

Course 4.

 

Course 5.

 

Course Design

 

Name supervisor for course design #1.

Begin work on course design #1.

Language Requirement(s)

Plan how to meet English language and/or third language requirement(s).

Work towards meeting English language and/or third language requirement(s).

Work towards meeting English language and/or third language requirement(s).

Publication

Write course essays with an eye to publication.

 

Write course essays with an eye to publication.

Select essay(s) to revise for publication. Compile feedback on essay(s) and begin rewriting process.

Thesis

Compile/draft ideas for Ph.D. thesis.

Name Ph.D. thesis supervisor (this person will also supervise course defense #2).

Begin work on Ph.D. thesis proposal.

 

 

 

Year in Program:

Ph.D. 2

Term 4 (Fall)

Term 5 (Winter)

Term 6 (Summer)

Coursework

Research Methods and Information Systems Seminar.

 

Research Methods and Information Systems Seminar continued (Course 6).

 

Course Design

Complete course design #1.

 

Course defense #1 (usually in December –date to be determined by department).

Begin work on course design #2.

 

 

Complete course design #2.

 

Course defense #2 (usually in September –date to be determined by department).

Language Requirement(s)

Meet English language and/or third language requirement(s).

Meet English language and/or third language requirement(s).

Meet English language and/or third language requirement(s).

Publication

Rewrite and revise publication manuscript.

 

Research suitable publication venues.

Rewrite and revise publication manuscript.

 

Research suitable publication venues.

Submit publication manuscript to peer-reviewed venue.

 

Thesis

Continue to work on Ph.D. thesis proposal.

 

Complete and present Ph.D. thesis proposal (date to be determined by department).

Begin work on Ph.D. thesis.

 

 

 

Year in Program:

Ph.D. 3

Term 7 (Fall)

Term 8 (Winter)

Term 9 (Summer)

Coursework

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Course Design

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Language Requirement(s)

Complete English language and/or third language requirement(s).

Complete English language and/or third language requirement(s).

Complete English language and/or third language requirement(s).

Publication

Complete any necessary revisions or resubmissions of publication manuscript.

Complete any necessary revisions or resubmissions of publication manuscript.

Complete any necessary revisions or resubmissions of publication manuscript.

Thesis

Write Ph.D. thesis.

 

Write Ph.D. thesis.

 

*Submit Formal Research Report.

Write Ph.D. thesis.

 

 

Year in Program:

Ph.D. 4

Term 10 (Fall)

Term 11 (Winter)

Term 12 (Summer)

Coursework

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Course Design

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Language Requirement(s)

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Publication

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Thesis

Complete and revise Ph.D. Thesis.

 

Complete and revise Ph.D. Thesis.

 

Finish and submit Ph.D. thesis.

 

Ph.D. thesis defense.

 

Make plans for post-graduation employment.

 

 

Start looking for and applying for jobs.

Continue to plan for post-graduation employment.

 

Continue looking for and applying for jobs.

Apply for graduation.