Important English MA Due Dates

Directed Studies (MA in English)

BEFORE ENROLLING FOR DIRECTED STUDY CREDITS  

directed-study form, completed and signed by student and project director (due to the MA director)

AUGUST or JANUARY  

draft of introduction (due to the study director)

SEPTEMBER or FEBRUARY  

complete draft of 20-minute, 10-page presentation (due to study director)

NOVEMBER or APRIL 20-minute presentation

 

 

 Theses (MA in English Research)

BEFORE ENROLLING FOR THESIS CREDITS  

1-2-page prospectus with bibliography approved by the thesis committee (due to the MA program director)

SEPTEMBER (or FEBRUARY)  

draft of introduction (due to the thesis director)

FIRST TERM OF THESIS YEAR  

first half of the thesis (due to the thesis director)

FEBRUARY (or SEPTEMBER) complete draft of the thesis (due to the thesis director)

 

MARCH (or OCTOBER)  

complete thesis, revised and approved by the thesis director (due to the thesis committee)

APRIL (or NOVEMBER) thesis defense

Upcoming Deadlines

Classes Begin
AUGUST 23, 2018

Add/Drop Deadline
AUGUST 29, 2018

Graduation Application Deadline
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

Fall Break
OCTOBER 18-21, 2018

Course Withdrawal Deadline
NOVEMBER 2, 2018

Last Day of Classes
DECEMBER 8, 2018

 

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