TA/GA Reappointment Criteria

  1. Satisfactory progress towards completion of Ph.D. coursework as evidenced by:
    1. Completion of a minimum of 17 credits per year with a minimum GPA of 3.50;
    2. Passing the Ph.D. qualifying examination in a timely manner (upon completion of Core requirements);
    3. Completion and defense of a candidacy exam (upon completion of coursework).
  2. Satisfactory evaluations of coursework, teaching, and research activities by Ph.D. advisor, graduate program coordinator and graduate faculty.  Evaluations will consist of an annual review by faculty carried out at a faculty meeting and approved by the faculty.