CRITERIA FOR GRADUATE COUNCIL
AUTHORIZATION FOR DEPARTMENTS
TO OFFER THE CANDIDATE IN PHILOSOPHY DEGREE
- The Candidate in Philosophy degree is to be awarded only by departments previously authorized to award the Ph.D.
- The Candidate in Philosophy will be specifically designated as not a terminal degree.
- The Graduate Council will review departmental requirements for advancement to candidacy to ensure uniform criteria for the awarding of the degree of Candidate in Philosophy.
Each department or comparable administrative unit wishing its students to be eligible for this degree shall submit a formal proposal for Council review and approval.