The Research Track is designed for those interested in careers in academia, and can be completed in Arabic, French, German, Russian or Spanish to English.
|Total Credits Required|
|Required Language-Specific Courses (6 credits)|
|Required Core Seminars (6 credits)|
|Required Non-Language-Specific Courses (12 credits)|
|Electives (6 credits)|
|Second Concentration (15 credits if applicable)|
Students completing a double concentration with Translation and another area of study must enroll in the 7 required courses listed above and 5 courses in their second concentration.
The student must pass both written and oral examinations, prepared and administered by an Examining Committee. The composition of the committee is approved by the Coordinating Committee. If the student fails the examination, s/he may repeat it once, but no sooner than three months from the date of the first examination.
Up to 6 graduate credits may be earned by presentation of a satisfactory thesis. The student’s Major Professor, in consultation with the student, will recommend the names of a Thesis Director and two readers who, upon approval by the Coordinating Committee, will constitute the ad hoc Thesis Committee.
Students must earn a B or better to pass graduate-level courses. Students must also pass comprehensive examinations at the end of their studies. Graduate School requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for graduation.
The student must complete all degree requirements within five years of initial enrollment.