The purpose of the master's program is to further develop knowledge and skills in interdisciplinary literary studies and to prepare students for a professional career or doctoral studies. is conferred upon candidates who have demonstrated substantial scholarship and the ability to conduct independent research and analysis in interdisciplinary literary studies. who satisfy the committee of their progress and satisfactorily complete 45 units of course work forming a coherent program of study, may apply for an M. University requirements for the master’s degree are described in the "Graduate Degrees" section of this bulletin.
This is achieved through completion of courses, in the primary field as well as related areas, and experience with independent work and specialization. Through completion of advanced course work and rigorous skills training, the doctoral program prepares students to make original contributions to the knowledge of interdisciplinary literary studies and to interpret and present the results of such research. Students are not admitted into the program for the purpose of earning a terminal Master of Arts degree. After accepting admission to this coterminal master’s degree program, students may request transfer of courses from the undergraduate to the graduate career to satisfy requirements for the master’s degree.
programs are for study beyond the professional degree in architecture. Candidates will submit two further reports in formal meetings with the Advisory Committee, who will review the work in progress (ARCH 702 and ARCH 703).
The program is organized in such a way as to meet the needs of the professional practitioner and the researcher, and is intended to extend traditional architectural education as well as address new issues. If approved, the dissertation will then be submitted in its final form to the Thesis Office.
For course ARCH 701, a comprehensive research proposal is required, as well as a demonstration of broad knowledge in the field.
A Thesis Advisory Committee is then struck and is responsible for monitoring the student’s research.
Doctoral candidates must have their thesis proposal (ARCH 700) approved by their adviser before embarking on their research.
The most qualified students enter into their first research seminar in September.
Acceptance of the thesis by the examiners is followed by an oral defence.
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale.