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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

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Program Requirements At A Glance

Complete 12 hrs. of required coursework

Classes ideally are taken in sequence - 800, 801, 803, 811.

Qualifying Exam

Approx. 9-12 hours into the program in consultation with advisor.

After Qualifying Exam

Complete Doctoral Program of Study Form with Program Committee.

Doctoral Written Comprehensive Exam

After course work is completed.

Doctoral Oral Comprehensive Exam

One month following the completion of the Written Comprehensive exam.

Dissertation Proposal

After the comprehensive exam.

Dissertation

After the proposal has been accepted, conduct original research. Write dissertation.

Dissertation Defense

After the dissertation is finished.

Celebration

Call yourself Dr.!

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