Communication
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Doctoral Students

As a PhD student, you will complete courses in three substantive fields and analytical methods, take two comprehensive exams, and complete a dissertation.  Typically, full-time students take the required coursework during their first and second years in the program and complete comprehensive exams in their third year. Please review the links below for detailed information about the degree requirements in the doctoral program.  Information about dissertations is available via the link to the right.

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