Forms for the PhD in History

Important Information for Advancement to Candidacy

Please note that in order to qualify to advance to candidacy students must:

  • Have a signed Dissertation Committee Approval Form (form link below) and an official appointment of committee memo from the Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Have a signed Dissertation Prospectus Approval Form (form link below)
  • Have completed ALL doctoral program course requirements, including HIST 998 Doctoral Defense Proposal
  • Have taken and passed ALL comprehensive exams (2 minor field written exams, 1 major field oral exam - form links below)