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MS Graduation Checklist

MS DEGREE GRADUATING STUDENT CHECKLIST

 

If you are planning on being on Filing Fee, Leave of Absence, Withdraw, In Absentia or filing for your MS degree this winter 2015 quarter the deadline for submitting these required forms is January 15, 2015.

Please review the MAE MS degree program requirements and complete the following required forms listed below for your MS degree: (It is the student’s responsibility to file advancement to candidacy forms for masters’s degree in the major department no later than the second week of the quarter in which the student expects the award of the degree.)

MS Degree Summary:

At least nine courses (36 units) are required, of which at least five must be graduate courses and are required to take at least one of the courses from the ME or AE list.

For the comprehensive plan, the student may select one of the following options:

(1) Take and pass the first part of the PhD written qualifying exam.

(2) Conduct a research or design project and submit a final report.

(3) Take and pass three extra written exams at the end of a graduate course

In the thesis plan, seven of the nine must be formal courses, including at least four from the 200 series. The two remaining may be 598 courses. Forms 1., 2., and 3. listed below are required.
1. Program of Study (Requires your advisor’s approval)
List your nine courses (or Seven for the Thesis Plan) taken with a GPA average of 3.0.
2. Advancement to Candidacy
List your nine courses (or Seven for the Thesis Plan) taken with a GPA average of 3.0. 
3. Nomination of MS Committee (Required for the Thesis plan)
Submit items 2 and 3, (Also 5 if applicable).
 (Nomination must be submitted two weeks prior
to filing your Thesis.)
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Filing Fee (If you are not registered in the quarter you plan to obtain your MS degree) Refer to the MS Filing Fee deadline:

Thesis Guidelines (Guidelines on filing your MS Thesis) 

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All MS Forms:


Program Requirements

2. Program of Study (Requires your advisor’s approval)
List your nine courses (or Seven for the Thesis Plan) taken with a GPA average of 3.0.
3. Advancement to Candidacy
List your nine courses (or Seven for the Thesis Plan) taken with a GPA average of 3.0. 
4. MS Comprehensive Form (If Applicable)
List the three extra examinations courses. 
5. Filing Fee (If you are not registered in the quarter you plan to obtain your MS degree) 
6. Nomination of MS Committee (Required for the Thesis plan)
Submit items 2 and 3, (Also 5 if applicable).
 (Nomination must be submitted two weeks prior to filing your Thesis.)
7. Thesis Guidelines (Guidelines on filing your MS Thesis) 
8. Complete MAE Exit Survey (Required for the MS Thesis Option)