UC SANTA BARBARA

Graduate Program

Graduate Schedule

Year 1

Year 2

M.A. Committee must be constitued and form submitted by end of 4th week of Spring.

M.A. Oral Exam taken by end of 4th week of Spring

Year 3

Dissertation Committee must be constituted and form submitted by end of 4th week of spring.

Dissertation topic and exam areas must be chosen by Spring

Reading lists formulated by 10th week of Spring

Language Requirement met by end of Spring

All coursework completed by end of Spring

Year 4

Prospectus submitted by 1st day of Fall

Qualifying Exams taken by end of 3rd week of Fall

Prospectus Defense completed by 7th week of Fall

Year 5

Ph.D. (5-year) Completed by end of Spring

Year 6

Ph.D. (6-year) Completed by end of Spring