Suggested Timetables

for Meeting Requirements of Classics M.A./Ph.D.

These tables are illustrative; see the main regulations for complete details.

1. For those who enter with a B.A. Those with excellent preparation and generous funding are encouraged to work at a faster pace.

Year Semester exam or requirement reviews
1 Fall Modern language 1 (optional)  
  Spring Modern language 1 (optional) mid-year review
2 Fall Modern language 1 (required) third-semester review (MA comm.)
  Spring MA written exams review for advancement to Ph.D. (M.A. comm.)
3 Fall Modern language 2 (optional)  
  Spring Modern language 2 (optional);
Translation exams in one ancient language
annual review (Ph.D. comm.)
4 Fall Individual reading list and Statement of Intended Research (by beginning of semester);
Modern language 2 (required);
 
  Spring Translation exams in second ancient language annual review (Ph.D. comm.)
5 Fall    
  Spring Submission of three sample papers to file;
Oral qualifying examination
annual review (Ph.D. comm.)
6 Fall Dissertation colloquium (required)  
  Spring Dissertation colloquium (required) annual review by dissertation committee
7 Fall Dissertation colloquium (optional)  
  Spring Dissertation colloquium (optional);
File dissertation
annual review by dissertation committee

 

2. For those who enter with an M.A. Those with excellent preparation and generous funding are encouraged to work at a faster pace.

Year Semester exam or requirement reviews
1 Fall Modern language 1 (optional)  
  Spring Modern language 1 (required);
Translation exams in one ancient language
annual review (Ph.D. comm.)
2 Fall Individual reading list and Statement of Intended Research (by beginning of semester);
Modern language 2 (required);
 
  Spring Translation exams in second ancient language annual review (Ph.D. comm.)
3 Fall    
  Spring   annual review (Ph.D. comm.)
4 Fall    
  Spring Submission of three sample papers to file;
Oral qualifying examination
annual review (Ph.D. comm.)
5 Fall Dissertation colloquium (required)  
  Spring Dissertation colloquium (required) annual review by dissertation committee
6 Fall Dissertation colloquium (optional)  
  Spring Dissertation colloquium (optional);
File dissertation
annual review by dissertation committee