In order to graduate, students who pursue the non-thesis option must complete 39 semester hours of linguistics course work taken at the 500 or 600 level and receive a grade of P (Pass) on written comprehensive exams.
Students who pursue the thesis option must complete 33 semester hours of linguistics course work taken at the 500 or 600 level, write a thesis (6 sem. hrs.) and successfully defend it orally.
All students must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0 and any grade below B- will not count toward graduation.
Students must meet all graduation requirements within a period of six years of beginning their course work.