The Plan of Study is the document that defines the student’s program focus. It is
a listing of all proposed course work, remedial work, independent projects, and the
The student should be prepared to propose a Plan of Study for discussion, amendment,
and approval at the initial Graduate Advisory Committee meeting. Specifics of the
Practicum are not required at this time. Please see the Practicum section which describes
this project in detail.
The Plan of Study should include all required core courses, reflect the primary and
secondary emphases in the program, and should follow the Graduate Bulletin's percentage
requirements for “7000 level” courses.
The Plan of Study may be amended as required during the student's tenure in the program.
Upon completion, the Committee will approve The Plan of Study with a copy retained
in the student’s file. No student will be permitted to register beyond twelve (12)
hours until the approved Plan of Study is completed.