Years 1 & 2
|Course Work||Study in small classes (seminars) and form close
working relationships with faculty
|Teaching Experience||Engage in required teaching assistant work.|
|Participate in writing/research and preparation
for publication of manuscripts (i.e., your own
course work and collaborations with faculty
|Summer RA-ships||Work closely with faculty members on their
Year 2 Summer
|Summer||Write comprehensive exams.|
Years 3 to 5
|Dissertation Proposal Year 3||Work on dissertation proposal preparation and
|Dissertation Work/Data Collection and Defense|
Years 4 – 5
|Experience||Participate in writing/research and preparation
of manuscripts for publication.
|Teaching Experience||Engage in teaching assistant work and obtain
some independent teaching experience.
Engage in ongoing research.