Admission to the College of Graduate Studies does not imply admission to candidacy for a graduate degree. Admission to candidacy will be granted upon the recommendation of the adviser and department head and with the approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies. The following requirements must be met:
The Graduate Plan of Study must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies within the first semester of graduate work or before completion of 12 credit hours of course work.
The Graduate Plan of Study is not an irrevocable contract between the student and the university. The university may need to change program requirements during the course of study.